Ozwald Boateng is the new couture king

The youngest — and first Black — tailor with a menswear shop on London’s legendary Savile Row was the subject ...

Court strikes down college affirmative action ban

Michigan's ban on affirmative action in college admissions was declared unconstitutional Thursday by a deeply divided federal appeals court.

Ex-WNBA player Holdsclaw in jail on assault charge

Former WNBA star Chamique Holdsclaw is in custody after being accused of shooting into a woman's car.

On crutches, Mike D’Antoni takes over the Lakers

Mike D'Antoni took over the Lakers four days after the slow-starting club hired him to replace Mike Brown.

Florida resident kills himself over Obama victory

A Key West resident who police say was distraught over the presidential election results and worried about his business has ...

Kanye West, other artists raise money for Sandy victims

Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and Kanye West will hit the stage at a benefit concert next month.

Texas A&M football player found safe in Dallas

Texas A&M freshman wide receiver Thomas Johnson has been found safe in Dallas after he disappeared from campus three days ...

Atria Books Vice President Malaika Adero talks Black books

The respected writer and editor shares some tips for aspiring writers on how to make it in publishing

Tavis Smiley writes about the Black vote

Talk show host and political commentator Tavis Smiley shares his thoughts on the limited coverage of Black voters in the ...

Obama blasts senators: ‘They should go after me’

The President accused two senators of lobbing outrageous criticism instead of confronting him over an attack on Americans in Libya.

BP to pay $4.5 billion in oil spill settlement

BP will pay a settlement and will plead guilty in relation to the 11 deaths and lying to Congress.

Should Kevin Clash’s Sexuality Affect Elmo?

Even though Kevin Clash was cleared of charges, some still question the mixture of his career and his sexuality.

Obama continues pressure on labor, business

The President is lobbying business and labor groups to support $1.6 trillion in new revenue to avoid an impending fiscal ...

UN says access to contraception a human right

It is the first time the U.N. Population Fund's annual report explicitly describes family planning as a human right.

Byron Leftwich to start at QB for Steelers

Backup QB Leftwich will start against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

Lawmakers probe generals sex scandal

Emails ended David Petraeus' CIA career and exposed a relationship between a Florida socialite and the general commanding the Afghanistan ...

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic

The Chicago congressman left the Mayo Clinic for the second time but didn't disclose where he was going.

Comedian Kevin Hart delivers heartfelt goods

Comedian Kevin Hart headed to New Jersey to help deliver well-needed funds and support to the community.

Council speaker airs ideas on stormproofing NYC

NEW YORK — As New York City works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is calling for ...

Good comeback for Woods, but no comeback award

Tiger Woods was on the ballot when the PGA Tour began voting on its annual awards, but only in one ...

Mayor apologizes for segregation-era cemetery

George Schloegel apologized to families of African-American veterans who couldn't be buried in the city cemetery.