Elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance

She alights from a black Ferrari convertible, her Christian Louboutin stilettos glinting in the sunlight. The lid of her black lacquer grand piano is propped open in the living room of her plush Beverly Hills home.

  • Written by By JENNIFER GOLLAN of Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting undefined

A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed


GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wanted to fight for.

"I said, 'Wow, that's a real pretty uniform,'" recalls Thompson, now 94.

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  • Written by By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press

9 African American women make history in SC House

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — During the last week of this year's legislative session in South Carolina, eight of the state's nine African American women serving in the House gathered to record a historic moment.

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  • Written by By CHRISTINA L. MYERS Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:

  • Written by By AMANDA SEITZ and BEATRICE DUPUY Associated Press