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Police investigating Tyler Perry's racial-profiling claim: He posted his claims about being pulled over and "badgered" by two Atlanta police officers on Facebook. Now, 117,000 "likes" later, the department is conducting an investigation into the incident.

Howard University suspends all athletic programs: The decision appears to be a response to violations of NCAA rules. "This is a self-imposed action while the university conducts a review," she said. "We are working quickly to resolve this issue."

White powder and pill bottles found in Houston's hotel room: Whitney Houston's autopsy has been released, revealing sad details about the day the singer died, the Washington Post reports.

Beyoncé releases personal Tumbler photos: Check out the singer's favorite snapshots here.

President Obama supports admitting female members to all-male Augusta National: "It's long past the time when women should be excluded from anything," White House spokesman Jay Carney said about Obama's views. The statement comes just after a poll revealed that a shift in the position of female voters puts Obama in the lead.


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