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Willow Smith Braided Hair: Singer Debuts Plaited Extensions (PHOTO)

  |   October 3, 2012

Braids are continuing their comeback! Beyonce, Solange Knowles and "Basketball Wives" star Shaunie O'Neal have all recently been spotted rocking plaits and now Willow Smith...

'Dancing With The Stars' Elimination: Joey Fatone Goes Home In 'All-Stars'

  |   October 3, 2012

Joey Fatone was eliminated on "Dancing With The Stars: All-Stars" in the season's second week. Two former champions, Helio Castroneves and Kelly Monaco, were also...
Trymaine Lee


Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Halted, But Elderly Still Can't Rest   |  Trymaine Lee   |   October 3, 2012

PHILADELPHIA -- When Betty Ann Workman was a little girl growing up in Philadelphia’s Tioga neighborhood, Election Day was like a family holiday. “My grandmother...
Ron Dicker

Theodore Scott Wins, Then Loses, $100,000 In Gold Peak Tea's 'Take The Year Off' Contest   |  Ron Dicker   |   October 3, 2012

If Gold Peak Tea has a flavor to soothe a family of angry lawyers, the company might want to serve it up fast. Theodore Scott,...

Obamas' Anniversary: Michelle Obama Shares Her Version Of 'First Kiss' On Steve Harvey Show (VIDEO)

  |   October 3, 2012

POTUS is poised to take on an array of issues in his first presidential debate against opponent Mitt Romney Wednesday night, but there's one topic...

Oxygen's 'My Shopping Addiction' Shows California Woman, Roshanda Hill, Addicted To Shopping At 99-Cent Stores (VIDEO)

  |   October 3, 2012

We all love a good bargain, but shopping addict Roshanda Hill shows us what happens when a penchant for discounts gets out of control. Hill...

Bow Wow Fails To Disclose BET Deal In Child Support Case

TMZ   |   October 4, 2012

Bow Wow has been ordered to pay child support for his 1-year-old daughter, but we've learned he withheld critical financial information from the judge....

Bobbi Kristina Inheritance Payments Challenged By Whitney Houston's Trustees To Protect Star's Daughter

  |   October 8, 2012

The Jacksons aren’t the only celebrity family who are taking legal action in an attempt to restructure the estate of a late icon. In recent...
Amanda Terkel


Democrats Worry Confusion Over Rules May Depress Voter Turnout   |  Amanda Terkel   |   October 2, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Most of the signs in the windows of Paulette and Kelly Camp's gas station in tiny Waynesville, N.C. say about what you'd expect... 'Show Them That You Ain't A Punk' And Vote In 2012 Election

  |   October 2, 2012 is telling people to "come as individual and come collectively" to the polls this November. "Show them that you ain't a punk," says...

19 Of The Best Dressed Fashion Magazine Editors (PHOTOS)   |   October 2, 2012

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Fashion magazine editors are an integral part of the fashion world. They are the ones who know every trend, every noteworthy designer and every collection...

Obamas' Wedding Anniversary Falls On Debate Night

AP   |  JULIE PACE   |   October 2, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Forget about a date night. President Barack Obama and wife Michelle will be marking their wedding anniversary with a debate night. The...

TLC Orders Reality Series, 'Starter Wives,' Starring Ex-Wives Of Celebrities

  |   October 2, 2012

Watch out, "Hollywood Exes" -- there's a new batch of former celebrity spouses getting their own show. TLC has started production on "Starter Wives" (working...
Joy Resmovits


School Funding Inequity Forces Poor Cities Like Reading, Pa., To Take Huge Cuts   |  Joy Resmovits   |   October 5, 2012

READING, Pa. -- The day before school starts, 8-year-old Tianna wakes up worried. She's worried about the cafeteria food that she receives for free, because...

How A Simple Short Haircut Can Make For A Dramatic Makeover (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Dana Oliver   |   October 2, 2012

She's sexy and she knows it!
Christina Wilkie


Employee Rights To Fight Workplace Abuse Raised In 2 Supreme Court Cases   |  Christina Wilkie   |   October 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, in the term that began Monday, will rule on at least two disputes that could have a major impact on...
Maggie Furlong


NeNe Leakes Talks What's Next On 'The New Normal,' 'The Real Housewives Of Atlanta' And More (VIDEO)   |  Maggie Furlong   |   October 2, 2012

"The New Normal" (Tuesdays, 9:30 p.m. ET on NBC) has already tackled several controversial hot topics in its first few episodes, including racism, politics and...
Jennifer Bendery


Allen West's Military Record Attacked In New Ad: 'Faced 11 Years In Prison'   |  Jennifer Bendery   |   October 2, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The gloves are officially off in the race between Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) and his Democratic challenger, Patrick Murphy. Less than a week...

Gabrielle Union Shares Personal Connection To Breast Cancer In Planned Parenthood Promo (WATCH)

  |   October 2, 2012

For the month of October, breast cancer awareness will take center stage, the cause's ubiquitous pink ribbon signaling a call to action to help curb...

Solange Knowles Debuts 'Losing You' Video And Talks 'Elle' South Africa Shoot (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Julee Wilson   |   October 10, 2012

The official video for Solange Knowles' "Losing You" has finally been released and it's as good as we thought it would be! Shot in South...

Shonda Rhimes, Issa Rae Join Forces For New ABC Comedy Series

  |   October 11, 2012

After landing success with her political drama series, Scandal, creator Shonda Rhimes is vying to keep the momentum going with two forthcoming projects. According to...

Sahara Davenport Dead: 'RuPaul Drag Race' Contestant Dies

The Huffington Post   |  Cavan Sieczkowski   |   October 4, 2012

Tragic reports surfaced on Tuesday claiming that former "RuPaul Drag Race" contestant Sahara Davenport has died. No details have been reported about Davenport's death, but...
Dan Froomkin


Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Ruling: Judge Halts Enforcement Of Law For Election   |  Dan Froomkin   |   October 3, 2012

A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday postponed the enforcement of the state's new strict voter ID requirement until after the November presidential election. In a much-anticipated...

FDNY Diversity Recruitment Prompts Protests From White Firefighters

  |   October 2, 2012

Some white firefighters in New York City are angry about a new FDNY entrance exam which they say lowers standards to accomodate for diversity. The...

Election Laws, Early Voting Focus Of Church Push Ahead Of Election

AP   |  CURT ANDERSON   |   October 2, 2012

MIAMI — It's not just the collection plate that's getting passed around this fall at hundreds of mainly African-American and Latino churches in presidential battleground...

Robin Roberts After Bone Marrow Transplant: 'Now We Wait... And Pray'

  |   October 2, 2012

Robin Roberts has received her bone marrow transplant, and is currently in medical isolation to prevent infection. The "Good Morning America" co-host is in the...

Rihanna & Victoria's Secret Fashion Show: Singer Will Perform 'Diamonds' During Broadcast

  |   October 2, 2012

The Victoria's Secret fashion show is about to get even racier.

DREAM Act Would Create 1.4 Million Jobs: Report

The Huffington Post   |  Bonnie Kavoussi   |   October 2, 2012

Contrary to popular belief, a more lenient immigration system may make it easier for native-born Americans to find work. The DREAM Act, a bill that...

Stevie Wonder's Piano Loaned To Museum Of The American Printing House For The Blind

AP   |   October 2, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A piano used by Stevie Wonder when he was a student in Michigan has been loaned to the Museum of the American...

Chicago Teachers Vote Whether To Ratify Deal That Ended Strike

Reuters   |   October 3, 2012

* Union leader declines to predict outcome of vote * Contract sets 17.6 percent pay rise over four years (Updates with Fitch downgrade, reaction; quotes...

Jay-Z At Barclays: Night 4 Brings Highs & Lows For The Hometown Hero

The Huffington Post   |  Kia Makarechi   |   October 2, 2012

There Brooklyn was, in the house that Hova built. Hit after hit poured through the speakers, too loud -- distorted, really -- for the folks...
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