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FROM CNN.com: All hail to the king and queen — of catfish.

FROM AOLNews.com: Middle-class black Americans dipped into their retirement accounts to stay afloat during the recession at a higher rate than their white counterparts did, broadening the “retirement gap” between whites and African-Americans, according to a new study.

FROM WWLP.com: Sarah Palin may have coined a new word that may one day end up in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

Wyatt Cenac, writer and correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, gave Newsone an exclusive interview. Cenac discusses topics ranging from his “inner alcoholic” to  political activism in hip hop. He talks about his background and how he ended up at his current gig on The Daily Show. Get more information about Cenac and […]

FROM NYDailyNews.com: President Obama has signed the toughest set of Wall Street regulations and consumer protections against greedy financial practices since the Great Depression.

From Reuters: The city of Oakland, California on Tuesday legalized large-scale marijuana cultivation for medical use and will issue up to four permits for “industrial” cultivation starting next year.

NEW YORK — Tourists were evacuated from the Statue of Liberty Wednesday after smoke, apparently coming from an elevator motor, was detected inside the famed monument, firefighters said.

FROM Mediaite.com: This Black Panther just keeps getting more and more absurd. New Black Panther Party head Malik Zulu Shabazz burst onto the scene with some strongly-worded messages to Glenn Beck and a interview with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly and has usurped BP CEO Tony Hayward’s place as this summer’s most disliked non-celebrity in some […]