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The Holy Koran of the Moorish Science Temple of America

Divinely Prepared by the Noble Prophet<br>Drew Ali<p>By the guiding of his father God, Allah; the great God of the universe. To redeem man from his sinful …

When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

When she was a child, 22-year-old Ifetayo Harvey's father was sentenced to prison for cocaine trafficking.<p>"My dad went to prison when I was 4 years old, and he was released when I was 12," Harvey says.<p>Harvey is one of millions of young people who grew up with a parent in prison. A recent study from …

Stay-At-Home Dads On The Rise, And Many Of Them Are Poor

The number of dads staying at home with their children has nearly doubled in the past two decades, and the diversity among them defies the stereotype of the highly educated young father who stays home to let his wife focus on her career.<p>A new study from the Pew Research Center finds that almost 2 …

Hagel Defends Trade of Guantanamo Prisoners For U.S. Soldier

A day after Taliban officials handed him over to a group of American Special Forces, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is now receiving a medical evaluation at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.<p>That's according to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, who spoke to reporters during a pre-scheduled trip to …

OBAMA SLIPS INTO AFGHANISTAN for Memorial Day rally with troops -- BRAD PAISLEY joins 13-hour Air Force One flight -- OBAMA DOCTRINE: 'interventionist and internationalist, but not isolationist'

<b>BULLETIN -- Radio pool report from NPR’s Scott Horsley at Bagram Airfield</b>: “President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan for a Memorial Day weekend rally with U.S. troops. Air Force One touched down at Bagram Airfield under cover of darkness Sunday, having quietly left the Washington area …

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Can a Democrat win in Mississippi?

Former Rep. Travis Childers voted against the Affordable Care Act, opposes new restrictions on gun sales, believes marriage is between a man and a woman, and describes himself as “disenchanted” in many ways with the national Democratic Party.<p>And Tuesday, he could suddenly become one of the party’s …

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney To Step Down

Jay Carney, who fielded reporters' tough questions for more than three years as White House press secretary, will resign.<p>President Obama interrupted the Friday media briefing to make the announcement.<p>"Jay's had to wrestle with this decision for quite some time," Obama said, announcing the move.<p>"Jay …

VA Chief Eric Shinseki Resigns Post, Obama Announces

Embattled Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned his position, hours after saying he would work to fix "systemic" problems in the VA's health care system.<p>President Obama said Friday that the decision was made so Shinseki wouldn't be a "distraction" from efforts to …

How To Turn Your Old Windows, Mac, Or Linux Laptop Into A PC Gaming Powerhouse

I’m willing to bet you have a dilapidated HP, Gateway, or Dell laptop gathering dust in a closet somewhere. Or perhaps like me you have a MacBook Air that you tote around to conventions or use at home for work, writing, and browsing the web. Maybe an Ubuntu or Linux Mint box is more your speed. …

Jackson: I did not expect to live this long

CHICAGO — The lion in winter walks into the room. His sideburns and mustache have gone gray. There is a little excess baggage beneath his chin. But Jesse Jackson’s stride is still firm and his handshake firmer.<p>His voice is quieter now, but the rhythms are the same, the hint of his South Carolina …

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