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Joe Jackson realized early on that there was an overwhelming pool of musical talent in his children, particularly a little bright-eyed boy named Michael.
Various civil rights groups are backing calls from Democratic lawmakers to hold off on a vote to confirm Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's replacement until after the November elections.
Loudspeakers blasted songs by the late rapper XXXTentacion as thousands of fans chanting his lyrics lined up for hours in a Florida arena.
More than 200 people died in weekend clashes in central Nigeria between farmers and herders after attacks by "suspected militia herdsmen," the governor of Plateau State said.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old political novice running on a low budget and an unabashedly liberal platform, upset longtime U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley on Tuesday in the Democratic congressional primary in New York.
Serena Williams was seeded No. 25 for her return to Wimbledon after having a baby, a decision by the All England Club announced Wednesday that elevates the tournament's seven-time champion above her ranking of 183rd.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries.
July 18 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013.
The Supreme Court is choosing not to take on a new case on partisan redistricting for now.
As Senegal's new generation pursues its own World Cup success, coach Aliou Cisse said there's plenty to work on — and he should know.
Five parents out of a group of more than 30 who were recently released from federal custody pending the outcome of their immigration and asylum cases shared their stories Monday during a news conference in El Paso.
Mourners displayed signs reading "Justice for Antwon" and "#SayHisName" in the funeral procession Monday for a black Pennsylvania teenager fatally shot by a white police officer as he fled a traffic stop a week ago.
Immigration advocates have noted many shortcomings with the executive order Donald Trump signed on June 20 purporting to end immigrant family separations at U.S. border with Mexico.
Anita Baker, an eight-time Grammy winner who dominated the R&B charts from the early '80s to mid-90s, earned the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
President Donald Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion and uncertainty along the border.
The latest attempt at ending South Sudan's five-year civil war failed Friday as President Salva Kiir rejected working again with rival Riek Machar.
California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons if new proposed legislation becomes law.
Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents.
The attorney for the victims familsy said numerous red flags regarding Nikolas Cruz were missed over the years by local authorities, the FBI and potentially Henderson Behavioral Health.
A group of Florida high school shooting survivors started their nationwide bus tour registering young voters to help accomplish their vision for stricter gun laws at a rally on Chicago's South Side.