logo20.jpgl_60725a2f44fa52f4af038b8de83e9c7f.jpgMarion Jones Sentenced to Six Months in Prison
Marion Jones, the track and field star who pleaded guilty in October to lying to federal agents about her use of performance-enhancing drugs and her connection to a check-fraud case, was sentenced to six months in prison at the United States District Court here on Friday. (Continue Reading…)

Kerry Endorses Obama as Campaign Goes Nationwide
Senator John Kerry embraced the presidential candidacy of Senator Barack Obama here on Thursday, saying Mr. Obama had “the greatest potential to lead a transformation, not just a transition.” (Continue Reading…)

Black heritage in Hawaii
The influence of African Americans is not an aspect of Hawaii’s history that has attracted much, if any, attention. But filmmakers Edgy Lee and Don Brown intend to change that with “Exit to Paradise,” a one-hour documentary they hope to complete by summer. (Continue Reading…)

One in 5 African doctors work outside Africa – study
One in five African-born doctors work abroad in developed countries, according to a study highlighting the exodus of physicians and nurses critical to a region struggling with a worsening health crisis. (Continue Reading…)

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