| Jan 24, 2014
In the never-ending Super Bowl soap opera starring Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, I'm having a hard time deciding which is worse:
Those Twitter thugs with fake names and furry cartoons for faces (as well as other critics with actual...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A few weeks after his plane was shot down near Syria in late 1983, captured U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Robert Goodman recalls hearing of efforts back home to coordinate his release.
His captor explained to him that "Jackson" was meeting with Syrian leaders,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Lots of things that should have happened in 2013 did not.
We were supposed to have long ago reached "peak oil" and an age of always-higher gas prices. Wind and solar power -- and a reduced lifestyle -- were our dismal future.
But someone or something...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
In the spring of 2008, as the prospect that America would elect its first black president became more and more likely, the organization that did as much as any to make that watershed possible had fallen on hard times. The National Association for the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Now that GLAAD, Sarah Palin, PETA, and Jesse Jackson have all had their say in the "Duck Dynasty" situation, should we stand by for Gloria Allred to represent Phil Robertson?...
| Dec 25, 2013
Jesse Jackson Sr. has jumped into the controversy surrounding comments by Phil Robertson, star of A&E’s backwoods reality TV show, “Duck Dynasty.”
In an announcement sent out Tuesday, Jackson Sr. compared Robertson’s recent...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:21 PM
QUNU, South Africa — After the sermon was read, the 21-gun salute thudded and the "Last Post" played, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the rolling green hills of the Eastern Cape where he was born, leaving South Africans with a gaping sense...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:41 AM
QUNU, South Africa -- South Africans buried their anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela, in the rolling green Eastern Cape hills where he was born, after a stirring ceremony marked by stories of his mischievous side and his love of children.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:18 PM
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The Blacklist Tom (Ryan Eggold)...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Maya Angelou will offer salutes to the late Nelson Mandela on CBS' "Face the Nation" and NBC's "Meet the Press" this weekend.
Angelou will share her Mandela memories with Harry Smith on "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2. The program...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:54 AM
WASHINGTON — Chicago attorney Vickie Pasley, who was treasurer of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign committee, has been fined $7,150 by the Federal Election Commission, newly released documents show.
The fine, made public Friday, stems from the Jackson...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 1:41 PM
A Florida woman who became a cause celebre for civil-rights activists after she received a 20-year prison sentence for firing a warning shot has been released on house arrest this week as she awaits another trial.
Marissa Alexander's supporters said...