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In honor of what would have been Michael Jackson's 54th birthday, numerous fans and the Jackson family held a vigil outside his childhood home in Gary, Ind. Daughter Paris Jackson tweeted a photo of the crowd and wrote, "you guys are amazing!!!"...
Tags: Paris Jackson, Michael Jackson
On any other day, this would have just been a who's who of R&B, soul, pop and gospel luminaries. But the impressive number of stars gathered Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., were paying tribute and saying their goodbyes to Whitney...
Tags: Music, Kevin Costner, Bobby Brown, Marvin Winans, Alicia Keys
With Whitney Houston's sudden death Saturday, tonight's 54th Annual Grammy Awards will not only coronate a new star, but say farewell to a legend. As previously reported, Jennifer Hudson will take part in a "respectful musical tribute" to the late...
Tags: Music, Katy Perry, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Jobs, CBS Corp.
The Hartford CourantLucille Dickess played a major role in the successful fight to unionize "pink collar" workers at Yale University. The recognition of Local 34, Clerical and Technical Workers Union, brought higher wages and greater stability to the workers, most of them...
D.L. Hughley has been keeping a close eye on Chicago. He can't help it. Besides being one of his three favorite cities in the U.S., it's also often in the news, unfortunately, because of its high murder rate. The controversial comedian and regular guest...
Tags: Politics, Lupe Fiasco, Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls, Bill Maher
Change of SubjectFriday's print column A new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows that, halfway through his first term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's overall disapproval rating is up 11 percentage points over a year ago. Four in 10 Chicago voters — and nearly half of the......
Michelle Obama is not only first lady of the United States. She's also a mother of two young daughters. And she's coming home to the funeral of a girl who was killed in a park about a mile from the Obamas' Kenwood home. You've heard about Hadiya...
WASHINGTON -- Enough with this "enough" business. Latest to the question of whether a person is sufficiently identifiable as belonging to a particular demographic is Ted Cruz -- the conservative Texas senator who happens to be of Hispanic descent. But...
WASHINGTON — Two years after Mark Sanford left the South Carolina governor’s office tarred by an adultery scandal, he has completed an unlikely political comeback to win a special congressional election. Sanford defeated Democratic neophyte...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNEW YORK -- The news that the Rev. Jesse Jackson took a crude swipe at Sen. Barack Obama this week put renewed scrutiny on the relationship between the veteran civil rights activist and Democratic presidential contender. But Jackson's vulgar criticism of...
A recent article in the real estate section of MSN.com, written by Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes Magazine, was titled “America’s Most Miserable Cities of 2013.” The article ranked American cities based on metrics that included violent...
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi will deliver the keynote address at the Detroit Branch of the NAACP's 58th annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner. The Sunday evening dinner is expected to draw 10,000 people to Cobo Center in downtown Detroit....
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