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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who allegedly told bank tellers while cleaning out his savings account in Utah that he was on a mission to kill President Barack Obama, a federal prosecutor Saturday. Assistant U.S....
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to D-Day veterans, including one who visited the Normandy cemetery on the eve of the invasion’s 65th anniversary and then died. Obama on Saturday remembered Jim...
BETSY TAYLOR Associated Press Writer (AP Photo Jeff Roberson) ST. CHARLES, Missouri (AP) — Brryan Jackson has been left out of birthday party invitations and asked not to use water fountains. His daily routine at one point included 23 pills, three IV...
Wal-Mart plans to open roughly 150 stores around the country. Officials with the world’s largest retailer are taking steps to broaden the scope of their work force. During their annual meeting in Arkansas, the vice chairman of Wal-Mart promised...
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top racism investigator says Washington needs to step up the fight against racial profiling. Mithu Muigai says in a 29-page report that law enforcement is responsible for the “most pronounced” racism now practiced in...
Hartford, CT – People are lining up in front of a shoe store, waiting for Saturday and the chance to fork over more than $200. About a dozen people, and growing, are waiting on the arrival of sneakers...
PHILADELPHIA – A brazen robbery at a Pennsylvania jewelry store is caught on tape. In this security video you can see two men walk into a Philadelphia jewelry store, pull a gun on the security guard, then mace...
Evergreen, AL – Police officers in Alabama are searching for suspects involved in a vicious beating that was caught on camera. Thursday, six assailants beat a 29-year-old man in inside a junior high school gymnasium in Evergreen, Alabama. The assault...
President Obama is spending a busy day in Germany. After trying to shore up diplomatic relations, he’s honoring holocaust victims and visiting the troops at a U.S. Army hospital. This comes after a stop in Cairo and a major speech...
Why are you making a news site for Black Americans? By focusing on people’s differences aren’t you just enhancing the line between Black America and everyone else? Aren’t you part of the problem? Too many times at too...
JEFF CARLTON Associated Press Writer/Photo Courtesy AP DALLAS (AP) — Murder charges were dropped at the prosecution’s request Thursday in the dragging death of a black man, and the two white men who had been accused of killing him were released...
A Virginia community is saddened by the death last night of 11-year-old Chelal Matos. Two boys were struck by lightning as they tried to get in a game of catch before thunderstorms rolled in. One was killed. The other...
James Travis was one of the storied World War II airmen as a part of the nation’s first black military pilots and ground crew. He trained as an aerial engineer, gunner and crew chief, serving with the 477th bombardment group...
NEW YORK CITY – Funeral services were held today for a New York police officer who was killed by friendly fire. Family, friends, fellow officers and city leaders filled Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn...
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Olympic teammates Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh and Carlos Boozer will reunite to take part in a Basketball without Borders camp in September in South Africa. The NBA and FIBA announced on Thursday that Yao Ming...
MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Tourette syndrome occurs in 3 out of every 1,000 school-aged children, and is more than twice as common in white kids as in blacks or Hispanics, according to the largest U.S. study to...
Koko Taylor, a sharecropper’s daughter whose regal bearing and powerful voice earned her the sobriquet “Queen of the Blues,” died in Chicago Wednesday afternoon due to complications from surgery. She was 80 years old. Taylor died at Northwestern...
NEW YORK (AP) — The date for Whitney Houston’s comeback has been set. Arista Records says her long-awaited album will be released Sept. 1. Houston hasn’t released a CD in seven years. So far, there’s no word on a title for...
CAIRO – President Barack Obama delivered a major speech to the Muslim world today (Thursday) from Cairo, Egypt. The speech focused on several topics and in it the president called for a new beginning between the United States and...
I've come here to Cairo to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world, one based on mutual interest and mutual respect, and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition...