Emergency help in Flint extended until August

FEMA says no further extensions will be granted BY MATTHEW DOLAN AND TODD SPANGLER DETROIT FREE PRESS DETROIT — The federal government has extended the state of emergency...

DIPLOMACY AND DEATH

President Obama is criticized for ‘playing tourist’ during his historic trip to Cuba despite the latest ISIS terror attack, this time at an airport...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Benson and bullets Eight years ago, the Florida Courier covered the then-Third Annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival headlined by guitarist George Benson, as...

‘Disrespected’ disease

Sickle cell patients survive despite challenges BY ERIN N. MARCUS KAISER HEALTH NEWS / TNS MIAMI-DADE COUNTY – When Janoi Burgess was a child, he thought doctor...

‘Blackfish’ creator didn’t expect SeaWorld’s latest move

Company says it will stop breeding killer whales BY AMY KAUFMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE It should have been fun — sitting in the Splash Zone...

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Colorado’s marijuana law

Justices turn away lawsuit filed by  Nebraska, Oklahoma BY DAVID G. SAVAGE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a conservative challenge to...

State of the Black World Conference scheduled

BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Actor Danny Glover will serve as honorary chairman for the Pan African Institute’s State of the Black World...

States weigh changes to decades-old custody laws

States weigh changes to decades-old custody laws BY JEN FIFIELD STATELINE.ORG WASHINGTON — As fathers become more vocal about what they see as inequities in custody cases...

JUST PASSING THROUGH

The Democratic and Republican presidential front-runners meet electoral expectations in Florida as the 2016 election rolls on. Editor’s note: The Florida Courier will analyze the...

Snyder says Flint is ‘failure at all levels’

BY MATTHEW DOLAN DETROIT FREE PRESS / TNS DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to tell a congressional oversight committee Thursday – after the...

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