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China Considering Ending Birth Limits by 2019

China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. China’s population is aging rapidly, with the number of births falling by 3.5... Continue Reading →

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Syria Says Capital Is Free of Militants After Defeat of ISIS

Syria’s military said Monday it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and declared the Syrian capital and its surroundings “completely safe” from militants for the first time in nearly seven years. Reading... Continue Reading →

Trump Tells Justice Department to Investigate Whether FBI Infiltrated Campaign

President Donald Trump said he will “demand” that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could... Continue Reading →

Englewood, N.J.’s Community Baptist Church Honors Rev. Lester Taylor for 25 Years of ‘Gifted’ Service

Twenty five years ago, Community Baptist Church had a few hundred congregants. Then came the Rev. Lester Taylor. Today, the Englewood church has more than 4,000 regular worshipers and a new, larger building. Once the congregation outgrew its original church,... Continue Reading →

The Royal Wedding Was a Historical Landmark for Diversity and African Americans

by Barrett Holmes Pitner The diversity on display at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle represented progress that much of the westernised world has yearned to see. As an African American, I was happy to see Oprah Winfrey in... Continue Reading →

If You Liked Bishop Curry’s Royal Wedding Sermon, Try Going to Church Sometime

by Scott Gunn It seems like the whole planet tuned in to watch the royal wedding. It was a beautiful occasion on a beautiful day, and Harry and Meghan looked just the part. Young and in love. The wedding had... Continue Reading →

No More Kanyes! Obama Reportedly Asks Jay Z to Keep Black Rappers from Meeting With Trump

Former President Obama wants to make 'a million Baracks' and 'a million Michelles', but definitely no more Kanyes. If reports are true, the ex-Commander-in-Chief has asked Jay Z to prevent rappers and hip hop artists fro meeting with President Trump.... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Rules That Businesses Can Force Employees to Individually Use Arbitration

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests. The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court’s conservative members in the majority,... Continue Reading →

US Issues List of Demands for Nuclear Treaty With Iran

The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened “the strongest sanctions in history” if Iran doesn’t change... Continue Reading →

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