Finally at rest

Lawmakers may aid dead boys’ families BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Legislation started moving Tuesday in the House and Senate to help...

What’s new in D.C. since Obama’s election

BY CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON – You’re worried about the next president. I’m here to change the subject. But only a little. That next U.S....

Missouri Supreme Court takes over cases in Ferguson

Judge resigns; cites death threats as primary reason BY JENNIFER S. MANN ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (TNS) The Missouri Supreme Court announced Monday that it will take the...

Marine blackface incident prompts questions about racial issues in military

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES/TNS The Marines have not said what punishment — if any — either of the air wing...

OneUnited Bank launches Queen debit card

USE Queens Visa Debit Card photo with the story PR NEWSWIRE LOS ANGELES...

Court refuses to block Everglades oil drilling plan

KATHERINE RODEGHIER/CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Airboats skim over the Florida Everglades, a vast wetland flowing from Lake Okeechobee south to the tip of...

Senators support higher smoking age

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate committee on Monday approved a bill that would increase the minimum smoking age...

‘GAMU’ plan has flaws, but is worth HBCU consideration

Lawmakers in Georgia are going to rescind a bill filed last week in state legislature to create...

Remembering MLK and April 4

On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his famous sermon, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time...

A reckoning for Sharpton and the Black Misleadership Class

Big Capital’s Black denizens made their voices heard at Al Sharpton’s annual National Action Network showcase last...

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