Anita Baker

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Anita Baker Sings Anthem Like 'Dying Cat'

She was all over Twitter, but not in a good way

(Newser) - Anita Baker sounded less like an eight-time Grammy winner and more like a “dying cat” when she sang the National Anthem at Game 4 of the NBA finals last night. Poor Baker became a trending topic on Twitter, the New York Daily News reports, as shocked fans tweeted things... More »

O'Reilly's Rant Wasn't His Imus Moment

Comments were old-fashioned, sheltered—not racist, says Times blogger

(Newser) - The firestorm over Bill O'Reilly's statement that a Harlem restaurant was "exactly the same, even though it's run by blacks" may be overblown, writes New York Times blogger Mike Nizza. While liberal groups are gleefuly taking aim, Nizza says the conservative pundit was recounting a conversion and guilty of... More »

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