REMEMBERING THE DAY

Three people with direct ties to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reflect on his murder 50 years ago. BY MICHAEL LIVINGSTON LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Xernona Clayton...

Chicago suburb cites Florida murders to justify assault weapons ban

BY STEVE SADIN PIONEER PRESS /TNS CHICAGO – Owners of assault weapons living in the northern Chicago suburb of Deerfield have until June 13 to remove...

Spying on base a factor in closing Russia’s consulate

BY FRANCO ORDONEZ AND KEVIN G. HALL MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – The Trump administration expelled 60 Russian diplomats and closed the Russian consulate in Seattle...

Longtime friends share stories of erasing racial lines

BY CHRIS KALTENBACH BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Larry Gibson well remembers when there were two distinct Baltimores, one white, one black, with little overlap. The races ate in different...

New Jersey could fund gun violence research at Rutgers

BY JONATHAN LAI PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS PHILADELPHIA – New Jersey lawmakers want Rutgers University to study gun violence, its causes, and how to prevent it. Rutgers wants to...

Confederate statue park space rededicated to honor Tubman

BY KEVIN RECTOR BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE – More than 200 residents and elected leaders gathered in a tree-lined corner of a Baltimore park on March 10...

Unified and organized

Walkouts for gun restrictions go national BY JENNY JARVIE AND KURTIS LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS PARKLAND – Students across the country – from middle...

Cosby’s lawyers fight to keep 19 other accusers out of court

BY JEREMY ROEBUCK PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Bill Cosby’s attorneys took aim Tuesday at prosecutors’ plans to call 19 other accusers at the entertainer’s April...

Marchers emphasize struggle, resolve on ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary

BY SARAH D. WIRE TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS SELMA, Ala. – A single refrain rang out Sunday at an event to remember civil rights marchers who were...

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