Report: U.S. Senate’s top staff not very diverse

Whites possess 276  of 297 positions that help shape issues BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The U.S. Senate has been called the world’s greatest...

Obama pardons 97 felons; most related to drug offenses

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Christmas came early to 97 felons granted commutations and pardons by President Barack Obama on Dec. 18. Most of the prisoners were...

Victims of rape speak out after officer’s conviction

EURWEB Less than a day after former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted of abusing his authority to target, pull over and sexually...

Red Lobster responds to Asian slave labor allegations

BY KYLE ARNOLD ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) ORLANDO – Olive Garden and Red Lobster are pushing for changes in the seafood industry after the two restaurant chains,...

CHICAGO HYPOCRISY

Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologizes for the police killing of a Black teen, even as his lawyers convince a judge to keep video of a...

PEARL HARBOR BOMBING / DEC. 7, 1941

Remembering the day of infamy+ Nelson Mitchell, the oldest living African-American Pearl Harbor survivor, reflected in the shrine room of the USS Arizona Memorial during...

Court won’t hear challenge to assault weapons ban

Justices refuse to consider gun rights advocates’ appeal in Chicago case BY DAVID G. SAVAGE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave an apparent green...

States buying more coastal homes to fight flooding

The post-Sandy programs in New York and New Jersey, which rely on allotments from HUD are the largest buyout investments by single states. BY TIM...

NBA STAR KOBE BRYANT TO RETIRE

Kobe starts farewell tour Julius “Dr. J” Erving, left, and Gregg Downer, third from left, Kobe Bryant’s high school coach at Lower Merion High School,...

Another killing, another video

Chicago delays release – again BY JASON MEISNER AND MATTHEW WALBERG CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS CHICAGO – A week after the shocking video of a Chicago police...

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