Monique Henry

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NYU Makes Medical School Tuition Free

In a surprise announcement today, the New York University School of Medicine said that it will pay the tuition of all its students regardless of merit or financial need, becoming the first major American medical school to do so. NYU made the announcement at its annual White Coat Ceremony, where new …

College & University

Every NFL team's biggest strength and weakness

64 SLIDES<br>Every NFL team's biggest strength and weakness<p>As the league's 32 teams assess their rosters during the preseason slate, here's every team's …

NFL

Top 10 NBA Rookie of the Year candidates

Ben Simmons entered the 2017-18 season as Vegas’ favorite to win that year’s Rookie of the Year award – and he made the sportsbooks look wise. …

Basketball

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, died Thursday at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.<p>She died at her home …

Music

Death is God’s business

To Christians, life and death are part of a belief system that should affect how we live. Faith and death are inextricably connected. Understandably, …

Faith

How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

Language

Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco jury on Friday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease.<p>Dewayne Johnson's lawsuit was the first of thousands of cases …

San Francisco

Liquid Cocaine

Academy Awards Dinner Party Rum Cocktails Drink Easy<p><i>Save</i> (68)<p>Sign up to save this recipe to your profile Sign Up Now ›<p>3 shooters Easy<p>(13) <i>Total:</i> Under …

Cocktails

16 Netflix Hacks You Aren't Using (But Should Be)

Even the best things in life have room for improvement. Take Netflix, which has changed culture in so many ways, turning your home into an on-demand …

Aretha Franklin's Death Is 'Imminent' as Source Confirms 'She Has Been Ill for a Long Time'

Aretha Franklin — who has previously struggled with her health — is very sick and her death is “imminent,” PEOPLE confirms.<p>“She has been ill for a …

Aretha Franklin

Company that planted the Nike-filled truck in Chicago says it won’t use bait devices again

After public outcry, Norfolk Southern apologizes for placing a trailer with Nike sneakers and Christian Louboutin shoes in Englewood.<p>A “bait truck” filled with Nike sneakers and Christian Louboutin shoes was placed in a poor Chicago neighborhood earlier this month, leading to public backlash. Now …

ACLU

The Best Mantra for Your Zodiac Sign

Ophira Edut, one-half of the celebrity astrology duo known as the AstroTwins, shares the perfect cosmic catchphrase for you.<p>Aries (March 21 to April …

Horoscopes

Slow Cooker Shrimp Boil

For a classic summery meal without a fuss, look no further than this slow cooker shrimp boil. With a simple ingredient list and a largely hands-off …

Cooking

Little Known Black History Fact: Anna Julia Cooper

Born into slavery, <b>Anna Julia Cooper</b> had the odds stacked against her but rose above her circumstances. Today, 54 years after her passing, is the …

North Carolina

HISTORY: Meet Solitude, the Great Warrior Woman of Guadeloupe who Fought Against French Troops in 1802 while Pregnant

“Live free or die” were <b>Solitude</b>’s last words when she was executed for her involvement in the 1802 slave rebellion in <b>Guadeloupe</b>.<p>Born in slavery in …

Review: Spike Lee's BlackKklansman Is the Movie We Need Right Now

Spike Lee has made great movies <i>(25th Hour)</i>, bold, memorable, topical ones <i>(Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X)</i> and a few you’ve probably forgotten <i>(Da Sweet</i> …

BlacKkKlansman

Best college basketball player from every state (all time)

50 SLIDES<br>Best college basketball player from every state all time<p>Basketball hotbeds like Indiana, North Carolina and California have produced some of …

Basketball

This Simple Exercise Can Guide You Through Your Hardest Times

Suppose you're in a conference with your soon-to-be ex and a couple of divorce lawyers. Or you're waiting for the doctor to call with the results of …

The Weirdest Law We Could Track Down in All 50 States

The internet was made for lists of the weirdest laws you never knew existed in your state -- they’re quirky, they’re fun, and after auditing them, I …

South Dakota

Beyoncé Rebuilt Marriage After Coming to Terms with Her Family History of 'Broken' Relationships

Beyoncé had to process her own family’s complicated past before she was able to mend her marriage with JAY-Z.<p>In a cover story for <i>Vogue</i>’s September …

Genealogy

Why Haven't We Cured Cancer? American Cancer Society- World's Wealthiest "Non-Profit" - CNN iReport

<b>Have you ever wondered where all the money goes that you donate to the American Cancer</b> <b>Society ?</b>With the advancement of medicine, you'd think scientists would have unlocked the cure by now with the ACS's help. Right?.<p><b>Is there more to this story than meets the eye?</b>Apparently, the American Cancer …

American Cancer Society

Spike Lee Gets Rights to Use Unreleased Prince Song in New Film, ‘BlacKkKlansman’

<i>by Kia Morgan-Smith via thegrio.com</i><p>While <b>Spike Lee’s</b> upcoming <i>BlacKkKlansman</i> movie has already received critical acclaim ahead of its August 10th …

BlacKkKlansman

#BlackBoyJoy: Obama Continues to Live His Best Life Post-Presidency

Former President Barack Obama has been free from the pressures of running the nation for two years now. For those of us paying close attention, it …

Barack Obama

NBA merges with ABA - Aug 05, 1976

On this day in 1976, the National Basketball Association (NBA) merges with its rival, the American Basketball Association (ABA), and takes on the …

Basketball

15 Fascinating Facts You've Never Heard About August-Born Babies

Whether you're an August baby yourself or you're about to have one, these things may surprise you.<p>Whether you're an August baby yourself or you're …

Pregnancy

Sports World Reacts to Donald Trump Ripping LeBron James' Intelligence

The sports world, including several fellow NBA players, came to the defense of Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James after United States President Donald Trump insulted the four-time MVP's intelligence in a Twitter message Friday night.<p>Trump reacted to a Monday interview with James by CNN's Don …

Donald Trump

10 young NBA players ready for a breakout season

The 2017-18 NBA season featured breakout performances from a number of talented young players: Victor Oladipo, Devin Booker, Fred VanVleet, and Jamal …

NBA

I Read the 1936 Book That Launched Warren Buffett's Career and It's Truly Inspiring

Dated? Yes, of course -- it's 82 years old. But it's also surprisingly inspiring.<p>Warren Buffett is probably the most successful investor in American history. He credits a 1936 book called <i>One Thousand Ways to Make $1,000</i> (which he found in the library when he was 7 years old) with giving him his …

Great Depression

Crops Are Dying. Forests Are Burning. This Summer’s Heat Wave Has Fueled Natural Disasters Around the World.

This has been a summer of soaring temperatures and catastrophic fires. It has been so hot all over the world that even the Arctic is getting …

Heat Waves

Oh, You Won Your Ring On A Superteam? Big Deal 🙄

Despite all the advances statheads have made in how we measure NBA greatness, many fans still regard championship rings as the ultimate arbiter of a …

Basketball