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Michael Jackson, Pop Icon, Is Dead at 50

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

The singer, songwriter and dancer, whose career reached unprecedented peaks of sales and attention, died Thursday after being hospitalized in Los Angeles.

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ArtsBeat Blog: Latest Updates on Jackson’s Death

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

Madonna, a fellow pop icon, said, “The world has lost one of the greats, but his music will live on forever!”

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Iran’s Leaders Turning Back Opposition Threat

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

Step by step, Iran’s leaders are successfully pushing back threats to their authority, crushing protests and restricting the main opposition leader.

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Magazine Preview: G.M., Detroit and the Fall of the Black Middle Class

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

The Powell family left the South in the 1960s, seeking better opportunities up North in the auto industry. Now the life they built is in danger of slipping away.

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Magazine Preview: G.M., Detroit and the Fall of the Black Middle Class

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

The Powell family left the South in the 1960s, seeking better opportunities up North in the auto industry. Now the life they built is in danger of slipping away.

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Gov. Sanford to Reimburse His State for Trip to Argentina

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina acknowledged that he saw his mistress in Argentina while on a government-funded trip, raising new ethics concerns.

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Supreme Court Says Child’s Rights Violated by Strip Search

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

The justices ruled, 8 to 1, that Arizona school officials had insufficient reason to search for prescription drugs in the 13-year-old girl’s undergarments.

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Supreme Court Says Child’s Rights Violated by Strip Search

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

The justices ruled, 8 to 1, that Arizona school officials had insufficient reason to search for prescription drugs in the 13-year-old girl’s undergarments.

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Pastor Urges His Flock to Bring Guns to Church

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

The event in Louisville, Ky., is sign that American gun culture is thriving despite, or perhaps because of, President Obama.

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An Appraisal: A Sex Symbol Who Wanted to Be More

June 26th, 2009 admin No comments

Farrah Fawcett’s stardom traced that cautionary Hollywood arc: meteoric fame followed by years spent trying first to overcome it, then, too late, seeking to recapture it.

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