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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rescinding Obama-era guidance that encouraged schools to take […]

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The popular online tool launched by the Obama administration allowing the public to create electronic […]

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America has a way of messing up things for other countries--and this is no different

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department is considering narrowing the scope of its civil rights […]

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Thursday declared that “the era of […]

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Actor Tony Todd may play a villain on CW’s “The Flash,” but he’s got a […]

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The ride-sharing company Lyft announced that Valerie Jarrett, who was once a top advisor to President Barack Obama, has joined their board of directors.

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President Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of Obama's historic easing.

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Barack Obama is back, and we need him more than ever. It’s been merely 100 days since he left the scene, but with Trump in office, it might as well be years ago since he vacated the White House and took a step away from public life. We can’t have him as president anymore, but […]

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President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday, April 5, that ex-national security adviser Susan Rice committed a […]

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The FBI director wanted to go public with information that Russia possibly interfered in the 2016 election but was blocked by the Obama administration.

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Before we say goodbye to First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey is doing one last interview with before she leaves the White House.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government...`

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A bipartisan group of 158 members of Congress has accused the Obama administration of a […]

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Lisette Dewitt * is trying to stay strong, but it’s hard. The single mother is facing foreclosure in less than a week, and could lose her Virginia townhouse.

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NEW YORK (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama, who is honorary president of the Boy Scouts of America, opposes the youth organization's policy of excluding gays as members and adult leaders...

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theGRIO REPORT - In a recent interview with Black Enterprise magazine, President Barack Obama bristled at criticism that he has received, from some circles, about his supposed lack of action on behalf of black businesses...

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SLIDESHOW - August 4th, 2012 is President Barack Obama's 51st birthday. The 44th president of the United States, he is the first ever African-American elected to the highest office in the land...

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theGRIO REPORT - The Obama administration has launched the first steps of an ambitious plan to dramatically improve academic achievement among African-American students from the 'cradle to career'..

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theGRIO REPORT - After several GOP-controlled state legislatures voted to cut funding for Planned Parenthood states operators turned to the Federal Title X program to fund the facilities in order to continue providing reproductive health services to low income women...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students' achievement in science, technology, engineering and math...

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