Strip club sued for discriminating against African-American employees: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Houston topless bar for allegedly forcing African-American waitresses and dancers not to work when the club was visited by a certain racist company executive. A manager says he's shocked by the suit because the club markets itself as multiracial, Jezebel reports.


Mississippi is fattest state: According to a new study from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity rates have risen dramatically in every state over the past two decades. The health concerns are greatest in the South, and Mississippi ranked as the fattest state in the country, with an adult rate of 34.4 percent.

DR Congo "rape colonel" surrenders: Last month about 100 women accused former rebels who had been integrated into the army of sexually abusing them in the Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu province. A military spokesman said Co.l Nyiragire "Kifaru" Kulimushi gave himself up along with more than 150 of his fighters, who are also accused of mass rape.

Bow Wow reveals 3-year-old daughter: The star, who dropped the "Lil," revealed in a lengthy post on his website that he has a little one of his own. He wrote that he felt his childhood went too quickly and explained his decision not to share pictures of his daughter.

In other news: Was Obama Almost Given Up for Adoption?

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