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Tuskegee Airmen Honored At Veterans Day Ceremony

Two Tuskegee Airmen who fought bravely in World War II passed away on the same day, both at the age of 91. Clarence E. Huntley and Joseph Shambrey passed away on Jan. 5 in their L.A homes. In 1942, the two friends enlisted in the military, serving as mechanics who kept the combat planes up and running before their deployment to Italy in 1944. Read more about the two Tuskegee Airmen here…[The Root]

The Manhattan clinic that treated Joan Rivers for a vocal cord procedure will lose its federal funding. The New York State Department of Health cited the clinic for deficiencies, and as of Jan. 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has decided the clinic will no longer be eligible to receive federal funds for services provided to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. CMS terminated the federal funding for violating Rivers’ right to privacy. Read more about it here…[HuffPost]

And here’s some positivity. During a ceremony to baptize 33 infants on Sunday, Pope Francis told mothers not to worry about breastfeeding during the service, assuring them they would face no judgment for nursing in the Sistine Chapel. Read more about it here…[PEOPLE]

Earlier this week, a 17-year-old girl attacked a male classmate when he farted near her head. The 17-year-old smashed the classmate’s head with a metal stool and repeatedly punched him in the face. The teen was arrested and charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon, and harassment. Read more about it here…[Gawker]

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