| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Morgan State University is trying to raise $300,000 in donations by the end of the month to give 300 undergraduates emergency scholarships — the result of tighter lending standards that have hit historically black colleges and universities...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:35 PM
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has intervened in cases involving more than two dozen local or state law enforcement departments over the last 20 years.
The most recent intervention is coming in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:12 PM
As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race.
But rather than bold words, Obama's reaction in this case has been shaped by an...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Republicans hoped that by filing a lawsuit against President Obama — a move that is expected to win House endorsement Wednesday — they would mobilize conservatives eager for a confrontation with the White House. But so far it appears to be...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Somewhere, somehow, there's at least one person who thought it would be a good idea for the Congressional leadership of two opposing parties to hold publicly hold hands.
At at ceremony Tuesday to posthumously award the Congressional Gold...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON – The House Republican majority shot down a Democratic effort Thursday to condemn Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House oversight committee, for the "disrespectful manner" in which he adjourned a hearing as the panel’s top...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:51 PM
WASHINGTON --When an attorney for Jesse Jackson Jr. announced a day prematurely that the former congressman had entered prison, she heralded the dignitaries who were poised to visit him, including pastor Rick Warren, the Rev. Louis Farrakhan and two...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:37 PM
WASHINGTON -- The mother of Trayvon Martin -- the unarmed 17-year-old who was shot to death last year in Florida, sparking a national debate about "stand your ground" laws -- testified Tuesday about the need to amend a law that "does not work."
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
BREAKING! This just in: the economy is terrible and the country is suffering its worst jobs crisis since the Depression . . . developing . . .
Of course, this isn't actually breaking news -- it's aching news -- and, before the tragic bombings in Boston,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:05 PM
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| May 8, 2013
— Asking for mercy for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to a federal judge last month calling Jackson intelligent, charming and entertaining — the "highlight of our karaoke nights."
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
We've got obviously the Trayvon Martin that everybody's talking about. This is happening to black boys across this country every day....U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, on "Meet the Press" Sunday....