Tuesday, August 11, 2020

‘Activist lawyers’ seek special prosecutor in Slager case

Group wants to make sure nothing goes wrong in case of former officer who shot, killed Scott BY NIGEL ROBERTS THE ROOT A video viewed by millions...

Group seeks injunction to force Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 workers

BY ANDREW KHOURI LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS A union is seeking an injunction to force Wal-Mart to rehire 2,200 workers laid off when the retailer suddenly closed...

Remembering the girls

On the one-year anniversary of the Boko Haram kidnappings of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, center, greets Saa, second from left,...

Congress starts work on slashing trillions from budget

Republicans envision repealing Obamacare BY KEVIN G. HALL AND WILLIAM DOUGLAS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators began narrowing differences Monday on competing budget resolutions, and...

What happened in that van?

Justice Department opens probe into death of Baltimore man in police custody BY DOUG DONOVAN AND MARK PUENTE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Amid the public outcry over the death...

‘WHAT DO YOU WANT TO KNOW?’

Bethune-Cookman University’s sixth president believes he’s moving the school in the right direction, despite questions from alumni and others. BY JENISE GRIFFIN MORGAN FLORIDA COURIER DAYTONA BEACH...

Fewer gassed, less force

But will fewer inmates die? BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones plans to bar the use...

PERCY TYRONE SLEDGE / 1940-2015

‘Baby, please don’t treat me bad’ In this file photo, singer Percy Sledge performed at the Rock’ N’ Roll Hall of Fame’s 20th anniversary induction...

Florida activist honored for technology and social justice work

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON, D.C. – David Honig, a longtime civil rights activist and media advocate with deep ties to Florida, was honored for...

US removing Cuba from list of state sponsors of terror

President required to inform Congress 45 days before directive takes effect BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MIAMI HERALD/TNS After 33 years of designating Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism,...