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Oprah continues to rack up the accolades and honors. This time she tops ForbesWoman’s first Most Influential Women in Media list.

Watch Sarah Palin’s announcement that she will not be running for another term as Governor of Alaska: Embedded video from CNN Video

The landmark sentence, one of the stiffest ever given for a white-collar crime, came just six months after Mr. Madoff, a pioneer on Wall Street, allegedly told his sons that his entire business was a massive Ponzi scheme. The penalty sparked a burst of applause in a courtroom packed with victims of the fraud. Earlier, […]

VIA NEWSONE.COM: By all accounts Surgeon General nominee Dr. Regina Benjamin is an extraordinary woman. She is an African-American family doctor who has spent most of her professional life serving the people of Bayou La Batre, a poor rural Alabama coastal community. She makes house calls, pays for patients’ medicines, works for free when there […]

VIA NEWSONE.COM: WASHINGTON – Praising and prodding Congress, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said a vast reform of the nation’s health insurance system is required to head off instability to families, industry and the government itself. “Deferring reform is nothing more than defending the status quo — and those who would oppose our efforts should […]

VIA CNN.COM: U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor said before the judiciary committee that her controversial statement that a “wise Latina” could reach a better decision than a white man was a poorly expressed but valid point about the value of differing perspectives in applying the law. Under questioning from Republican Sen. John Cornyn of […]

  Barack Obama recenlty attended the Alfalfa Dinner, a dinner orignally meant to honor Confederate General , Robert E. Lee. The White House has published his remarks from the Dinner. I am seriously glad to be here tonight at the annual Alfalfa dinner. I know that many you are aware that this dinner began almost […]