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http://modpoll.com/poll.js?pid=agdwb2xsMmdvcgwLEgRQb2xsGIr7KAw&theme=&width=200 CHICAGO— “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” an iconic broadcast that grew over two decades into a daytime television powerhouse and the foundation of a multibillion-dollar media empire, will end its run in 2011 after 25 seasons on the air, Oprah’s production company said Thursday night.  Oprah plans to announce the final date for her show […]

John Conyers appeared on the Bill Press show this morning and had some harsh criticism for President Barack Obama, regarding the Republican party and health care. He said: I’m getting tired of saving Obama’s can in the White House, I mean, he only won by five votes in the House, and this bill wasn’t anything […]

A 37-year-old father irate over hearing his 15-year-old son had sexual contact with a three-year-old girl made the teen strip at gunpoint, marched him to a vacant lot and shot him to death despite pleas from the boy and his mother, a relative said. Michigan authorities filed a first-degree murder charge Wednesday against Jamar Pinkney […]

Remember the supposed war between the Obama administration and FOX News? Seems like that’s over. Yesterday, President Obama sat down with Fox News White House correspondent Major Garrett to talk about all sorts of things from bail-outs to Korea. Watch the clips below. TELL US: Do you think FOX can still complain that the Obama […]

Via MSNBC EW ORLEANS – The federal government could be vulnerable to billions of dollars in claims after a judge ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers’ failure to properly maintain a navigation channel led to massive flooding in Hurricane Katrina. U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval on Wednesday awarded seven plaintiffs $720,000, but the government […]

Pastors affiliated with the United Methodist Church could find themselves in the unemployment line.      According to The Tennessean.com, the long-standing practice of guaranteed jobs for pastors could come to an end.      Methodist bishops and two denominational committees want to end job security for ministers, known as guaranteed appointment. And shrinking membership and budgets […]

BEIJING — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he met briefly with a half brother who lives in China and who recently wrote a semi-autobiographical novel about the abusive Kenyan father they share. Obama, who spent three days in China during his first official tour of Asia, acknowledged the meeting in an interview with CNN. […]

From Popeater.com: Evan Chandler — the father of Jordan Chandler, who accused Michael Jackson of molesting him — allegedly committed suicide, the New York Post reports. The 65-year-old was found in his Jersey City apartment with his .38-caliber revolver in his hand, officials claim. No note was found with the body. In the 1990s, Jordan […]