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Hillary Clinton Announces Support for Gay Marriage

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announces her support for gay marriage, putting her in line with other potential ...

What We’re Reading This Week [March 15, 2013]

From the shooting of a 6-month-old to the selection of a new pope these are the hottest news topics this ...

Philly Therapist Launches ‘N—a Recovery Program’

A Philadelphia therapist launches a "Nigga Recovery Program" for those "addicted to the use of the word 'nigger'."

Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea For James Holmes, Theater Shooter

The judge in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting case entered a not guilty plea on behalf of James Holmes ...

Michael Vick’s Book Tour Cancelled After Threats

Michael Vick's book-signing tour has been canceled because of threats against him for running a dogfighting ring. The Philadelphia Eagles' ...

Former boxer Tony Martin shot, killed

Former welterweight boxer Tony Martin was shot and killed during an altercation with a visitor at one of his rental ...

6-Month-Old Murdered in Chicago

Another innocent life taken by the city's gun violence

Mendeecees of ‘Love and Hip Hop’ Facing Drug Charges

'Love and Hip Hop' star Mendeecees Harris pleaded not guilty on a drug conspiracy charge in federal court that could ...

Nelson Mandela Leaves Hospital

The anti-apartheid leader and Nobel laureate returned to his Johannesburg home on Sunday after spending a night in a hospital ...

Jury convicts ex-Detroit Mayor of corruption

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once ...

What We’re Reading This Week [March 8, 2013]

The hottest and most controversial stories of the week

Chicago Public School Closings Overwhelmingly Affect Black Students

According to an analysis conducted by the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Public Schools' plan to consolidate 80 schools over the ...

Beanie Sigel Gets Prison Time For Drug Case

Rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced Wednesday to six to 23 months in prison after pleading guilty to a narcotics possession ...

Forbes’ Richest People in the World

Forbes releases its 'Billionaires List', only seven are of African descent. Includes Oprah Winfrey as the only Black American to ...

Michael Jordan Applies For Fla. Marriage License

Basketball legend Michael Jordan appears ready to get married again. The former NBA star and Charlotte Bobcats owner and his ...

Mitt Romney: It “kills” him not to be President

In the first interview since his defeat, former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney proved that he's still kind of a sore ...

Bad ‘Fresh Prince’ rap triggers Pa. lockdown

A teen's voicemail greeting triggered a lockdown at his Pennsylvania school after a receptionist misheard his rendition of "The Fresh ...

Melissa Harris-Perry Sounds Off on Fake ‘Harlem Shake’

MSNBC correspondent sets mainstream media straight on the true history of dance craze

Lisa P. Jackson on Global Warming

The former EPA administrator discusses Katrina and global warming concerns

Man Charged in Boating Death of Usher’s Stepson

Jeffrey Simon Hubbard was arrested Friday, the day after a Hall County grand jury indicted him on charges of first-degree ...

Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian found dead

Lawrence Reed is charged with the death of openly-gay mayoral candidate Marco McMillian. His body was found near a river ...