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Dems debate passion versus practicality

With just two weeks to go before the first votes of the 2016 race for president, Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders engaged in their most contentious debate match-up to date, underscoring their tightening primary race as the Iowa caucuses ...

President Obama moved to tears on gun violence

President Barack Obama was moved to tears in an unusually emotional display during his announcement of new executive actions on guns. The father of a first-grader killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School introduced President Barack Obama's speech on gun regulation. ...

Ben Carson starts making a play for Florida

Even with Florida Republicans Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio in the race, Dr. Ben Carson has the Sunshine State in his sights. Surging in the polls, Carson released a new book Tuesday and Florida will play a prominent role in ...

Shady redistricting plan by the GOP

Republican lawmaker says inmates key to defeating Corrine Brown

Pope arrives in first U.S. visit

Pope Francis landed to a red carpet welcome here on Tuesday afternoon as he opened his first visit to the United States determined to press the world’s last superpower to do more to care for the planet and its most ...

FAMU settles hazing lawsuit

Family receives apology and $1.1M payout.

Remarks by President Obama and his holiness Pope Francis at arrival ceremony

Remarks provided by the White House from today's arrival ceremony on White House South lawn.

Baltimore to pay Gray’s family $6.4 million to settle civil claims

The payment is larger than all police brutality suits against the city since 2011

Black Lives Matter group experiencing growing pains

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, Black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of Blacks at the hands of police. Inside the fair, a booth also represented the group, ...

Vester Lee Flanagan II, aka Bryce Williams, named as suspect in live television shooting in Virginia dies

Police identified Flanagan as the man who walked up to Alison Parker, an on-air reporter, during a live remote interview on WDBJ's morning show.

Farrakhan calls on Black press

‘Justice or Else’ March: Black press called to spread the news

Deadly shooting during live TV news report in Va.

A gunman killed a reporter and videographer for a CBS affiliate in Virginia in a shooting that was broadcast live Wednesday morning.

President Obama visits New Orleans to commemorate 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, President Barack Obama will visit the city on Thursday, Aug. 27th

From Jena 6 to law school: Theodore Shaw

The Jena Six were initially charged with attempted second-degree murder for beating a student who had to go to the emergency room but who later attended a school event that same night.

Watts still struggles 50 years after riot

Fifty years ago this week, Watts was ablaze. The citizens of this all-Black Los Angeles neighborhood had grown exasperated with that era’s racial inequities, and some lashed out with matches and gasoline. A half-century later, the once-thriving district exhibits little ...