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WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Supreme Court is upholding a federal law that allows domestic abusers to be banned from owning a gun. The 8-1 decision was handed down Friday by the high court. “Since the founding, our Nation’s firearm laws have included provisions preventing individuals who threaten physical harm to others from misusing firearms,” said Justice […] The post Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing Ban On Domestic Abusers Owning Guns appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

SAINT JOHN, Canada — Actor and anti-war activist Donald Sutherland – known for his decades-long career in film, television, and on stage – has died at the age of 88 following a “long illness.” Sutherland‘s first credited acting role was as a Switchboard Operator in the series “Studio 4” in 1962. He later starred in […] The post Actor and Activist Donald Sutherland Dies at 88 appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is now the first state to officially require the Ten Commandments be displayed in all public classrooms. The new law calls for a poster-sized display of the Ten Commandments to be put up in all classrooms from kindergarten through public universities by the beginning of next year. A so-called “context […] The post Louisiana to Display the Ten Commandments in Classrooms appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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NATIONWIDE–Today is Juneteenth.  Wednesday’s observance is the third time millions of Americans are getting a paid day off as the nation commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. The name of the holiday is a combination of June and 19th. President Abraham Lincoln freed enslaved African Americans when he issued the Emancipation Proclamation on […] The post Today is Juneteenth appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

As we celebrate Black Music Month, it’s crucial to connect the pioneering voices of the past with the dynamic artists of today. Lucille Bogan, the raw and unfiltered blues singer of the early 20th century, and Sexyy Red, the unapologetic raw rapper of our time, exemplify a powerful lineage of Black female artists who challenge […] The post Lucille Bogan and Sexyy Red: Black Music’s Brave Evolution Towards Unapologetic Expression appeared first on Black America Web.

WASHINGTON — The right to use an abortion pill called mifepristone has been protected by the United States Supreme Court. In a unanimous decision Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a group of anti-abortion doctors did not have any legal standing to sue the Food and Drug Administration in an attempt to have mifepristone access […] The post Abortion Pill Challenge Overruled by U.S. Supreme Court appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle will share their beautiful voices during tonight's Junetennth celebration at The White House!

NORMANDY, France. — Today is the 80th anniversary of D-Day. More than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6th, 1944, to gain a foothold in Nazi-occupied Europe. More than 9,000 died in the assault. Casualties were especially heavy at Omaha Beach, where U.S. troops faced withering machine gun fire without air […] The post 80 Years: On This Day In 1944 Allied Forces Invaded France In WWII appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-– All charges have been dropped against the world’s number one golfer Scottie Scheffler. Scheffler was charged with assault of a police officer as he was attempting to enter the PGA Championship in Kentucky about two weeks ago. Police say Scheffler ignored instructions while police were investigating a traffic fatality. Scheffler said it […] The post Charges Dismissed Against Golfer Scottie Scheffler appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

NEW YORK — If you are a longtime basketball fan, you will know the name Bill Walton. Well, the NBA announced Monday that the California native has died at the age of 71. In a statement, the organization explained that Walton passed away “following a prolonged battle with cancer.” Walton played college basketball at UCLA […] The post Former Basketball Star and Broadcaster Bill Walton Dies at 71 appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

Houston — May 16’s derecho that brought a tornado and damaging winds to the Houston area may only be the beginning of what’s to come this storm season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasted its most active Atlantic Ocean hurricane season for May yet on Thursday. The NOAA projects 2024’s Atlantic hurricane season, lasting […]

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WASHINGTON, D.C.–President Biden says he’s accepted an invitation from CNN to debate Donald Trump on June 27th. In a post on X, Biden said he accepted the offer and challenged the former president to agree to the debate. He wrote, “over to you, Donald. As you said: anywhere, any time, any place.” Biden in a […] The post Biden Says He Accepted CNN Debate Invitation For June 27 To Face Trump appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.