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Komen's Brinker: I Made Mistakes

Breast cancer charity's founder vows to rebuild public trust after Planned Parenthood debacle

(Newser) - The embattled Komen breast cancer charity has restored Planned Parenthood's funding , seen the exit of a top executive , and now CEO Nancy Brinker is publicly eating a little crow: Responding to an open letter from longtime friend Sally Quinn, Brinker apologizes in the Washington Post, admitting, "I made... More »

Medals of Freedom Will Go to Milk, Kennedy, Poitier

(Newser) - This year's Medal of Freedom recipients share a capacity to change the world, President Obama said today in naming the eclectic group. Among the 16 honorees are Sen. Ted Kennedy, slain gay-rights activist Harvey Milk, actor Sidney Poitier, tennis great Billie Jean King, and retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day... More »

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