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COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be The Last Chapter For N.J. Bookstore

Friday, April 24, 2020

The bookstore called Source of Knowledge in Newark was a vibrant part of the community before the coronavirus outbreak. It's one of two African American-owned bookstores left in the state.

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Georgia Community Is Pushed To The Edge By Coronavirus Outbreak

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Andrea Owens-White is a florist in Albany, Ga., in one of the hardest hardest hit areas of the coronavirus pandemic. Owens-White, who tested positive for COVID-19, was forced to file for unemployment.

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Louisiana Hotelier Offers Free Rooms To Medical Workers

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In Baton Rouge, Raj Patel is offering free rooms to medical workers and first responders during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus Social Distancing Orders Put Barbers Out Of Work

Monday, April 20, 2020

John Brown owns Joe Black Barber Shop in Pearland, Texas. Since the coronavirus outbreak, his barbers are out of a job. But he's lost much more in this pandemic: His mother died of COVID-19.

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Farmworkers, Deemed Essential, Don't Feel Protected From Pandemic

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Nearly half of the 850,000 farmworkers in California are undocumented, and labor unions say sometimes they are denied sick leave. Undocumented workers are excluded from the coronavirus relief package.

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In 'Downhill,' Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Will Ferrell Are 'Not Here To Play It Safe'

Friday, February 14, 2020

In the film Downhill starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a married couple barely escapes an avalanche during a family ski vacation and are forced to reevaluate their lives.

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Andy Madadian, The Prince Of Persian Pop, Receives Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Tehran-born singer, who has a huge fan base among Persian and Armenian Americans, is the first Iranian to be enshrined on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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'I Miss Them, Always': A Witness Recounts El Salvador's 1989 Jesuit Massacre

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Six priests became modern-day martyrs in one of the most high-profile religious crimes in recent Latin American history. A woman who witnessed the incident says the FBI pressured her to stay quiet.

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Remembering The 1989 Massacre Of Jesuits In El Salvador

Friday, November 15, 2019

On Nov. 16, 1989, six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her teenage daughter were killed by a group of U.S.-backed soldiers in El Salvador's capital.

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Sacha Baron Cohen Goes Undercover Again — But Not For Laughs

Thursday, September 05, 2019

In the new Netflix series The Spy, the comic master of disguises portrays an Israeli intelligence agent who embeds in Syria during the early 1960s. It's based on the true story of Eli Cohen.

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Family Of El Paso Victims Speaks Out

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Andre and Jordan Anchondo were among the 22 people killed after Saturday's shooting in El Paso. The Anchondo family says the couple died trying to shield their 2-month-old son from gunfire.

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How To Talk With Kids About Violent Attacks In The News

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

NPR's David Greene talks with Dr. David Schonfeld, director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement about how to talk to children about mass shootings and trauma.

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Aldis Hodge, A 30-Year Acting Veteran At Age 32, On 'City On A Hill'

Friday, June 14, 2019

In the Showtime drama, the actor plays an assistant district attorney who teams up with a corrupt (and racist) FBI veteran in 1990s Boston. "We play the honesty of it," Hodge says.

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'We Wanted To Be Larger Than Life': Paul Stanley Of KISS On Almost 50 Years Of Rock

Friday, May 10, 2019

Paul Stanley, lead singer of KISS, looks back on the heavy metal band's legacy and talks about retiring from touring at the end of 2019.

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'Pray For Me': Nicaraguan Priest Threatened With Death Reaches Out To Niece In U.S.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The private Jesuit university in Managua, Nicaragua, where priest Chepe Idiáquez works is one of a series of Catholic institutions that have been attacked, as the country's yearlong unrest continues.

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A Thousand People In The Street: 'For What It's Worth' Captured Youth In Revolt

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Though often associated with the Vietnam War, Buffalo Springfield's signature song was inspired by a confrontation back home, which erupted on a few famous blocks in Los Angeles.

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In His Return To Stand-Up, Ken Jeong Tells His Wife: 'You Complete Me'

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The doctor-turned-actor released a new comedy special on Valentine's Day. It's dedicated to the woman whose sense of humor, especially while facing aggressive breast cancer, made his career possible.

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UCLA Coach Helps Star Gymnast Find Her Way Back To A Sport She Loves

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A video of star gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's "perfect 10" floor routine shows her smiling and beaming. But it hasn't always been this way. UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field helped her rekindle that joy.

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Jeff Goldblum The Jazz Artist? Life, Uh, Finds A Way

Friday, November 09, 2018

At his weekly gigs in L.A. — and now on a new live album — you'll find the actor playing keys one moment, holding court with attendees the next and just generally being ... well, Jeff Goldblum.

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A 'Voice For The Voiceless': Sainthood For El Salvador's Archbishop Óscar Romero

Friday, October 12, 2018

Romero was an outspoken champion of the poor who pleaded for social justice during a time of widespread violence. On Sunday, Romero will be canonized as a saint at the Vatican.

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