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Bilal's latest album is In Another Life....
In the pop world, Bilal is everywhere: He's collaborated with everyone from Beyoncé to Justin Timberlake. And in his own music, he's everywhere at once: leaping between soul, jazz and hip-hop without...
Staff Sgt. Patricia King, who has been in the Army for 16 years, says she de...
By serving in the Army, Staff Sgt. Patricia King is breaking the rules.King enlisted 1999 under her birth name, Peter. At the beginning of this year, King — a decorated soldier with three deployments...
Adonal Foyle (center) plays for the Orlando Magic against the Milwaukee Buck...
According to Sports Illustrated, more than half of all NBA players are broke within five years of retirement. Most of the players come into professional sports totally unequipped to handle their own...
More than 80 Americans have been taken hostage abroad since Sept. 11, 2001. Currently, 30 Americans are being held around the world.Until this week, the families of those hostages would have faced...
Marvel has put half-African-American, half-Latino teen Miles Morales in the ...
Step aside, Peter Parker: There's a new Spider-Man joining the Marvel Universe.Since his creation in 2011, the character Miles Morales, the half-African-American, half-Latino version of Spider-Man,...
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The Supreme Court decision Friday that upheld the right of same-sex couples to marry was one for the history books. Obergefell v. Hodges was exalted by gay rights groups and their supporters, and...
California is on the brink of passing a law that would require nearly all children to be vaccinated in order to attend school. The bill has cleared most major hurdles, but public health officials...