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OPINION - With the government reopened and a deal to avert a debt default in hand, some in Washington are sounding hopeful notes. Here are five reasons why that wishful thinking could turn out to be wrong...
theGRIO REPORT - For some 800,000 federal employees, along with an unknown number of federal contractors, subcontractors and their employees, the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis in Washington can’t end soon enough...
OPINION - A slew of new polls setting off alarms around Washington suggest that for Republicans, shutting down the government and threatening a default on the nation's debts could mean losing control of the U.S. House of Representatives...
NEW YORK - A fourth biker has been arraigned following a high-speed chase which ended in an assault on a family's SUV, police in New York said Sunday as investigators called for help in locating two more bikers connected with the attack...
theGRIO REPORT - From the bustling lifestyle of Miami to the concrete utopia of New York City, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) has traded in the milieu of palm trees and an oceanside breeze for the urban city paradise of the Big Apple...
theGRIO REPORT - The woman who led police on a high speed car chase near the Capitol after ramming her car into a White House entrance gate and injuring two Secret Service agents had stopped taking her psychiatric medication, reports revealed on Friday...
NEW YORK -- Despite conceding the Democratic primary to former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson last month, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes announced Thursday he will reenter the race as a Republican.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of a woman who was shot to death by police after a car chase that began when she tried to breach a barrier at the White House said her daughter suffered from post-partum depression...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday. They locked down the entire complex, at least temporarily derailing debate over how to end a government shutdown...
OPINION - In some ways, conservatives' die-hard opposition to the law they derisively named 'Obamacare' (a name picked up by Democrats and even the president), is entirely rational...
theGRIO REPORT - An excerpt from "The Rejected Stone," the new book by MSNBC host and National Action Network president Rev. Al Sharpton...
theGRIO VIDEO - An excerpt from the book 'The Rejected Stone,' by MSNBC host and National Action Network president Rev. Al Sharpton...
theGRIO VIDEO - We've heard a lot recently about the (increasingly strong) possibility of a federal government shutdown, which technically, would take place tonight at midnight, with the effects rolling out over time...
theGRIO Q&A - TheGrio's Joy-Ann Reid caught up with Dubois during the Congressional Black Caucus' Annual Legislative Conference, and talked about his new venture, and his thoughts about the role faith has played in President Obama's political life...
theGRIO REPORT - Krystal Brown says she has no doubt her ex-husband, Marlon Brown, was killed by the police car that struck him, despite a medical examiner's report that raises doubts about whether the car hit him at all...
OPINION - There is no teacher-student race ratio that’s perfect...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rick Wade, the former Commerce Department official and national African-American vote director for President Barack Obama, will run for the United States Senate against Tim Scott ...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Helicopters circling overhead, Kenya's military launched a major operation Sunday at an upscale Nairobi mall and said it had rescued "most" of the hostages being held captive by al-Qaida-linked militants during a two-day standoff that killed at least 68 people and injured 175...
OPINION - In a city gripped by austerity the CBC remains focused on bread and butter issues...
theGRIO REPORT - On Tuesday, the mothers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis will testify on Capitol Hill. The topic: 'Stand Your Ground' laws...