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Britney Spears Is A Brunette Again

Britney Spears is no longer a blonde.<p>The singer and Vegas headliner posted a photo to her Instagram account Saturday night (Feb. 8) in which she's seen smiling in the mirror, her long locks a rich brown. She captioned the photo: "Spice up Valentine's Day by getting 'Naughty & Nice' ((pun …

Michelle Obama's Advice to Justin Bieber's Parents: 'I Would Pull Him Close'

Justin Bieber‘s bad behavior – including a recent DUI in Miami and drug use on a plane – has many wondering about what sort of parenting the …

Rubio: Here’s How to Make College Affordable

Sen. Marco Ru­bio, R-Fla., an­nounced a pro­pos­al Monday that he said would in­crease ac­cess to high­er edu­ca­tion and of­fer stu­dents the …

Poverty Hinders Kids' Early Brain Development

A new study shows that poverty may have a direct impact on the early development of the brain, with children from poor families lagging behind in two …

SNAP Benefits Are A Critical Safety Net for Millions in Need

Recently, I traveled to San Antonio, Texas to interview Virginia, whose story illustrates the important role SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) plays in the lives of 48 million Americans.<p>This program, formerly known as the Food Stamp program, is the federal government's first line of …

Can We Disrupt Poverty by Changing How Poor Parents Talk to Their Kids?

Home (and hungry) for the holidays: Families struggle to feed kids during school break

The snow was blowing sideways in New York City last Saturday, but parents still streamed in to New York Common Pantry, some leading as many as four or five children by the hand while they sat with volunteers and chose their food on an iPad.<p>“I’m here to stock up,” said pantry client Theresa Garcia. …

Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes dead of apparent drug OD

Julia Roberts and Eric Roberts' younger half-sister, Nancy Motes, was found dead Sunday in Los Angeles of an apparent drug overdose, according to a statement released Monday by the family.<p>"The family is both shocked and devastated" by 37-year-old Motes' death, they said in the statement, obtained …

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Samuel L. Jackson Eviscerates Anchor Who Confused Him With Laurence Fishburne Live On Air

"We don't all look alike!" Jackson told the KTLA anchor.<p>Samuel L. Jackson appeared on Los Angeles morning show <i>KTLA</i> on Monday to talk about his new film <i>Robocop</i>, but promotion was the last thing on the actor's mind after anchor Sam Rubin confused him with Laurence Fishburne.<p>While rattling off his …