Russia reiterated its openness to a prisoner exchange with the United States involving the notorious convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout. The State Department says Russia refuses to negotiate in good faith.
The U.S. benchmark oil price fell to about $80 a barrel on Friday, and gasoline prices in some states are now close to $3 a gallon.
Twenty-one people were killed after a fire broke out during a family celebration in the northern Gaza neighborhood of Jabaliya.
By Career Communications Group “Metaverse” is the new buzzword, with many conversations sparked on the virtual universe or network of virtual worlds. People connect socially, purchase or sell various goods and services, accomplish tasks, or do nothing at all—just escape the physical world. You may have heard of virtual worlds such as Decentraland, The Sandbox
By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO The African Diaspora International Film Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary in New York City in style — with its largest film festival ever. The film festival, running November 25 through December 11, boasts 89 documentary and fiction films from 44 different countries on seven silver screens.
By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher, San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Newspaper First, let’s remind everyone that “Black Friday” has nothing to do with Black People. “Black” represents the color of money when profits are up, just as “red” represents the color of loss when profits are down. The irony is the degree of participation
By Shirvan Joseph, Diversity Manager/Loan OfficerTowne Bank Mortgage Buying a home is a huge milestone, and it is important to educate yourself about the process of buying a home before you dive in headfirst. After all, this is likely the largest investment that you will ever make. It is important to choose a house and
By Nadira Johnson, Word in Black From self-driving cars that can’t detect folks with darker skin to keep from running them over, to digital assistants like Siri that have trouble understanding non-White accents, technology is biased and it is hurting Black folks. “A lot of people will look toward technology as the end all, be
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland named a special counsel on Friday to oversee the Justice Department’s investigation into the presence of classified documents at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate as well as key aspects of a separate probe involving the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection and efforts to undo the 2020
By Dave Collins and Marcy Gordon, The Associated Press Arizona settled its case with Google for $85 million last month, but by then other attorneys general in several other states and the District of Columbia had also pounced on the company with their own lawsuits seeking to hold Google accountable for its alleged deception. Search