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Dexter Mullins

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Study: 10 percent of cancer survivors still smoke

New study finds the dependence on tobacco is too hard for some survivors to overcome.

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Survivors of 1921 race riot still hope for justice

Survivors of US riot have been seeking reparations for the destruction of their homes and businesses with no results.

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Marvel's new Captain America is black

His new focus aims at mitigating the 'plight of the common man'.

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More Americans living in 'poverty areas'

More than 25 percent of Americans lived in a poverty area in 2012, an increase from 18 percent a decade earlier.

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US study: Black grads have double the jobless rate

More than half of black college graduates are underemployed, according to the Center for Economic Policy and Research

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Americas overtake Africa in UN homicide study

UN study shows violence in Central and South America put region in top spot; Honduras has world's highest rate.

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Asia's largest retailer joins safety pact

Fast Retailing joins 85 others in garment-factory safety pledge in response to Bangladesh textile disaster.