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VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Tiger Woods says he has let his family down and regrets “those transgressions with all of my heart.” In a statement Wednesday on his Web site, Woods says he has not been “true to my values and the behavior my family deserves.” He offered his “profound apology” to his supporters. His […]

VIA:  ELEV8.COM By:  Sheeri Mitchell From LATimes.com A former Los Angeles Police Department officer who tried to evade deputies was arrested after allegedly burglarizing Saddleback Church in Orange County, KTLA News is reporting. Click here for more…

(Undated) — African Americans are bearing the brunt of the nation’s unemployment crisis. The “Washington Post” reports that the jobless rate for black men ages 16 to 24 was 34-point-five-percent in October, a number that equals black unemployment during the Great Depression. It’s also more than three times the percentage of the general population. For […]

(Baltimore, MD) — Tyler Perry is donating $1 million dollars to the NAACP. The gift from the filmmaker, writer and actor is the largest ever given by an individual entertainer to the civil rights organization. The donation will be distributed over the next four years and was made to mark the NAACP’s 100th anniversary. In […]

(Undated) — Citing its commitment to free speech, Google says it won’t exclude a crudely altered photograph of Michelle Obama from its search results. The image, which depicts the first lady as having monkey-like features, is posted on a blog called Hot Girls. Explaining that offensiveness alone is not a reason to remove the image […]

VIA THE NEW YORK TIMES: The media mogul Oprah Winfrey will end her iconic daytime talk show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” in 2011 as she prepares to start a cable channel of her own. A spokeswoman for Ms. Winfrey’s production company confirmed Thursday evening that Ms. Winfrey will make the announcement on her program on […]

VIA WJLA: In the exclusive interview, Oprah asks about former governor Sarah Palin’s feelings toward Levi Johnston, Katie Couric, and more. Sarah Palin’s book hits store shelves November 17. First up to promote the big book tour was the queen of daytime talk, Oprah. The just-taped interview will air the day before the book release. […]

VIA WIKIPEDIA: Veterans Day is an annual American holiday honoring military veterans. Both a federal holiday and a state holiday in all states, it is usually observed on November 11. History of Veteran’s Day: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed an Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. The United States Congress passed a concurrent resolution […]

VIA REUTERS: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After a landmark win in the House of Representatives, President Barack Obama’s push for healthcare reform faces a difficult path in the Senate amid divisions in his own Democratic Party on how to proceed. On a 220-215 vote, including the support of one Republican and opposition from 39 Democrats, the […]

VIA CNN: NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Americans of all ages are being hurt by the weak job market, but the nation’s teens are in a particularly bad spot. The unemployment rate for teenagers in the labor force soared to 27.6% in October, up 1.8 percentage points from the month before and hitting a third straight […]