| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:01 AM
The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago said Tuesday it is delving more deeply into the case of a man who died one week after he was beaten by North Chicago police in 2011, an incident that prompted protests over police brutality.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
An unwritten American novel is playing out in Los Angeles. It's about rich, whiny racist Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. And it's about his cooing kitty-cat of a girlfriend, who infuriated him by bringing black people to his games....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Pastors and students in Mississippi are putting pressure on Nissan to remain neutral as the United Automobile Workers try to organize a 5,600-worker plant near Jackson. They’re planning marches and protest events with the slogan “Workers'...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:20 AM
An excerpt from Chapter 10 of Guardian of the Republic
I always knew it would have to be a black president who was approved by the elites and the media, because anybody that they didn’t agree with, they would take apart.
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Former congressman Mel Reynolds pleaded not guilty today to charges of possessing pornographic images and videos, two days after his arrest at a hotel in Zimbabwe.
The state-owned newspaper The Herald reported that Reynolds was found with pornography...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON—Just before entering prison, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 toward a $750,000 forfeiture he owes the government, a court filing today said.
Jackson, 48, now in a federal prison camp in Butner, N.C., gave a check for $200,...
| 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 28, 2013
| 9:59 PM
WASHINGTON — A case filled with strange twists and turns took a detour into confusion Monday night when a spokeswoman linked to former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. announced that the ex-congressman had reported to federal prison but prison officials...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately.
For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am a fervent March Madness viewer but am dreading this year's NCAA basketball tournament for I fear the spectacle will be stained with controversy. I'm making my prediction based on the fact that the first two months of this year saw major scandals...
| Nov 15, 2013
You'll be forgiven if you just aren't that into reliving the 2012 presidential election. As for looking toward the election coming up — in sooner-than-it-sounds 2016 — well, for some voters it's just a lot too early to be forced to think about...