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The announcement late Tuesday night came after her husband said she had watched an hour of television from her hospital bed. Her husband, Mark Kelly, called the development “‘exciting,’ ” said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a friend of Giffords. “Last night or the night before she watched television — it was CNN in fact — […]

“We must say that we will never go back,” urged state NAACP chief Rev. William Barber. “North Carolina must not take one step backward from the progress we’ve made in education, health care, civil rights and social justice.” Barber laid out the 14-point agenda of Historic Thousands on Jones St., a coalition of progressive groups. […]

“We know what it takes to compete for the jobs and industries of our time,” Obama said to applause. “We need to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world. We have to make America the best place on Earth to do business. We need to take responsibility for our deficit and reform our […]

Via: CNN.Com Elizabeth Edwards left everything to her children, with no mention of her estranged husband, John Edwards, in her will. “All of my furniture, furnishings, household goods, jewelry, china, silverware and personal effects and any automobiles … to be divided among them …” Edwards says in the document dated December 1. It names her […]

CNN) — Airlines and travelers will continue grappling with the effects of delayed and canceled flights Monday as a storm system along the East Coast showed no mercy for passengers traveling over the holiday weekend. As of Monday morning, the three major New York-area airports — Newark, LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy — remained closed, […]

  Haw River, N.C. — Former North Carolina first lady Jessie Rae Scott died early Sunday from injuries she suffered in a fall earlier this year, her family said. She was 81. Scott was the wife of the late Gov. Robert Walter “Bob” Scott. Bob Scott, who died in January 2009, served as governor from […]

Teena Marie, a celebrated R&B singer-songwriter, was found dead Sunday at her California home, her manager said. Born Mary Christine Brockert in Santa Monica, California, the 54-year-old artist famously paired with late funk legend Rick James and was nominated four times for a Grammy Award, according to her official website. Marie was found dead by […]