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Unsung: Xcape — Kandi Says the Group Was a “Movement”

Producer Jermaine Dupri wanted his new girl group Xcape to be like Jodeci but some of the members, like Kandi, weren’t quite ready for that. Watch Unsung on TV One.

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San Francisco keeps leading the fight against HIV

San Francisco – Since the 1980’s, San Francisco has been setting the model in the U.S. on how to fight against HIV. With the “Getting to Zero” initiative, the city expects to reduce both HIV infections and HIV deaths by 90 percent from the current levels, expecting to finish in 2020. Mayor Ed ...

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Ferguson officer Darren Wilson says he feared for his life – video

As protesters began to gather on the streets of Ferguson and dozens of other US cities for a second night after the announcement that Darren Wilson had been spared a grand jury indictment for killing Michael Brown, the police officer spoke bluntly about his conviction that he had acted correctly ...

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Abduction Suspect To Be Tried First In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of abducting a Philadelphia woman just weeks after a similar Virginia crime will be tried first in the Pennsylvania case. Delvin Barnes, 37, is being brought to Philadelphia from Virginia for an initial appearance Wednesday on federal kidnapping charges. Barnes is accused of grabbing ...

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The City of Love Could Lead the Way Toward Ending HIV Transmission

As we enter our fourth decade without a cure for HIV, public interest in ending new infections has seemed to wane. Now’s not the time to stop talking about AIDS. With important new treatment and prevention tools in our arsenal, San Francisco — known as the City of Love — ...

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From Guinea to the U.S.: Timeline of first Ebola patient in New York City

A doctor who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola — the first case of the deadly virus in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States. Here is a timeline of Craig Spencer’s movements since he got back from the West African nation: When ...

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Obama Moves Into Campaign Mode

Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats’ success in this year’s midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he’s fought for in the White House. “Don’t give up now,” he said. “Not after we’ve made this much progress.” Returning ...

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Study Links Stop And Frisk To Trauma And Anxiety In Young New York City Men

A new study suggests that aggressive policing likely has an adverse effect on the mental health of young men in New York City — particularly young men who are black. The study, released Thursday by the American Journal of Public Health, appears to show higher rates of feelings of stress, ...

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17 Arrested In Latest Ferguson Protests

Officers arrested 17 protesters and used pepper spray to subdue some of them Sunday in a St. Louis neighborhood not far from the suburb where violence erupted this summer after the shooting of a black man by a white policeman. The arrests were the only incident in an otherwise peaceful ...

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Ferguson Protesters Outfitted In Orange Jumpsuits And Jailed With High Bail

More than a dozen people arrested during protests outside the Ferguson Police Department early Friday were outfitted with orange prison jumpsuits, slapped with high bail and locked behind bars for hours longer than most others arrested in earlier demonstrations against the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. The 13 ...

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