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[UPDATED] 'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Releases Statement After He Was Assaulted in Chicago

Getty ImagesAmanda Edwards Update 2/1/18 11:30 a.m.: Jussie Smollett released a statement three days after he was attacked and beaten by two men, which is being investigated as a “possible hate crime.” He told Essence: “Let me start by saying that I’m OK. My body is strong but my soul is stronger. More importantly I… Read More »

Arkansas Medicaid rolls fall by 18,000 after 7 months of work requirements

An additional 1,232 people failed to meet Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirement in December, for a total of 18,000 people dropped from government-funded coverage since the rules kicked in seven months ago. The latest tally will continue to offer fodder to critics who say the state’s requirements are ineffective at their goal of moving people from… Read More »