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Boyfriend of woman shot by Michigan police demands answers

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The boyfriend of a 40-year-old Michigan woman who was shot and killed by police Sunday night said he doesn’t understand why they used lethal force on his girlfriend. Victor Stephens, 54, says police fatally wounded his girlfriend after responded to a domestic dispute call at his home where she died.

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Adrian Peterson prepared to sue NFL if not reinstated

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he is prepared to fight, even sue the NFL if it becomes necessary if the league continues to hold his career in limbo, according to sources.

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‘Reformed’ white supremacist group in Montana aims to ‘diversify’ membership

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A “reformed” white supremacist in Montana is attempting to diversify his group’s membership. The group, led by John Abarr, says the Rocky Mountain Knights will not discriminate against anyone, including people of color who are interested in joining. 

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California city bans homeless from sleeping outside

A California city has passed two ordinances aimed at clearing out the homeless population. Last week, Manteca city council members unanimously voted in favor of the legislation. 

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Video: Harvard students attempt to take 1964 literacy test and fail

A video that shows Harvard University students taking the literacy test some voters were forced to pass to cast a ballot in 1964 shows us just how difficult the test was. Despite the students’ Ivy League status, they failed the test horribly. 

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Prominent pastor Myles Munroe among 9 dead in plane crash

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A jet that crashed Sunday near Freeport, on the island of Grand Bahama killed all nine people on board, including prominent pastor Myles Munroe. 

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Lupita Nyong’o opens up about comments made about dark skin in Glamour interview

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Lupita Nyong’o will be featured on next month’s cover of Glamour, and the Academy Award-winning star is opening up about what some have said to her about her dark skin in her lifetime. 

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Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch seen as strong civil rights defender

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Loretta Lynch, the White House’s leading nominee set to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is seen as a strong civil rights defender. 

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Jackie Robinson West squad visits the White House

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars have made Chicagoans proud once again by being invited to the White House for a visit with the President and the First Lady. The team took home the U.S. Little League championship this past September. 

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Loretta Lynch emerges as possible attorney general replacement

U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as President Obama leading choice to be the next attorney general. But the president does not plan on nominating anyone until after a trip to Asia next week. 

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