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OPINION - Perhaps the time couldn't be better for a mighty comeback from one of the most celebrated and overrated pop stars of the last 30 years.
VIDEO - Morris not only works on the front lines of health care, but also has first hand experience with it at home. Her son, 25-year-old Preston Morris, was a high school wrestler...
VIDEO -- A Yazoo County, Mississippi teenager is being called a hero. A second teen is in the county youth detention center facing a mountain of legal troubles...
A white man from South Africa has been given refugee status in Canada after claiming persecution, his lawyer said, angering many in his home country where race remains a highly sensitive issue.
"The Go Girl is a product that's been designed for women that allows them to go to the bathroom standing up,"
VIDEO -- The courtroom cameras and microphone were rolling as Judge Belden warned Brown saying, "I'm going to get some duct tape if you keep interrupting...Mr. Smith. I'm going to have the (bailiff) put it over your mouth."...
OPINION - In May 1962, then-Attorney General Robert Kennedy was asked: "What do you see as the big problem ahead for you? Is it crime or internal security?" "Civil rights," he replied...
A routine delivery run for a Fayetteville, North Carolina newspaper carrier turned into a harrowing ordeal. Kevin Williams became impaled on a wrought iron fence for over 2 hours; hanging upside down more than six feet in the air...
OPINION - Whatever ever happened to MySpace? It used to be such a nice online community--until "they" started logging on with their loud music embeds, flashy backgrounds, and slang-filled comment posts...
ATLANTA (AP) -- The city that became a post-civil rights movement emblem of the political power held by African-Americans could have a white mayor for the first time in a generation...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An obese eighth-grader's sudden death during a football conditioning lap has revived discussion about whether testing children's hearts before they engage in sports or strenuous activity is necessary...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is thinking of throwing more details and personal weight into the debate about a major overhaul of the American health care system, which polls indicate Republicans have been winning in recent weeks...
OPINION -- It is very difficult listening to someone who is still a teenager talk about how dangerous they used to be and how much they have changed. It makes you wonder...
VIDEO -- The District Attorney's Office in Jefferson, Texas has released dash cam video at the center of a police beating case...
VIDEO - Blending commentary with comedy and criticism, Bill Cosby challenged Detroit parents to be more active in their children's education and back an effort to improve the troubled public schools...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Former Tuskegee Airman Robert Decatur, who became a judge and civil rights lawyer, will be buried in Biloxi this week...
BERLIN (AP) -- A hoax video purportedly showing Michael Jackson emerging from a coroner's van was an experiment aimed at showing how quickly misinformation and conspiracy theories can race across the Internet...
DUBLIN (AP) -- Boxing legend Muhammad Ali made a sentimental journey Tuesday to discover his Irish roots
VIDEO - The mother of a Charlotte, North Carolina student has been arrested, accused of attacking a bus driver on board her daughter's bus...
VIDEO - Yankee CC Sabathia is not happy with the number of African-American players in MLB. He one of only two African-American starting pitchers in the major leagues.