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Amelia Boynton Robinson, civil rights icon, dead at 104

Amelia Boynton Robinson, the civil rights activist who was almost beaten to death during the “Bloody Sunday” march in 1965 in Selma, Ala., and the first African American woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died early Wednesday at age ...

What hip-hop lyrics tell us about Hillary Rodham Clinton

In her starring role in Robin Thicke's newest single "Back Together," rapper Nicki Minaj name drops Hillary Clinton: "Used to call me Hillary cause I ride 'em," which is a play off of Hillary Clinton's maiden name, "Rodham."

ISIS leader sexually abused U.S. hostage

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sexually abused American hostage Kayla Mueller while she was in captivity, U.S. government officials said.

Another tense night in Ferguson

A day of civil disobedience that saw several arrests in Ferguson ended Monday with some protesters throwing rocks and bottles at police.

Undocumented immigrant accused of murder, attempted rape in Ohio

For the second time in under a month, an undocumented immigrant has been accused of murdering someone after authorities became aware of their status but did not detain or deport them.

Dylann Roof pleads not guilty to federal charges in Charleston church attack

Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty Friday to 33 federal charges in the deadly June attack at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, according to the court clerk's office.

Terminally ill mom writes a lifetime of greeting cards for daughter

It was a grim realization for Heather McManamy when she discovered during an echocardiogram that the breast cancer she fought so hard against had metastasized.

Chattanooga shooting: 4 Marines killed; dead suspect identified in Tennessee

Four people were killed and three were wounded in shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Thursday

Drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman vanishes from Mexican prison

Mexico's most notorious drug lord now has one more nefarious title: serial prison escapee.

Confederate flags stolen in Georgia, Delaware

It was a media event when the Confederate battle flag come down Friday in South Carolina, but apparently nobody was watching when flags were stolen from from a Georgia state park and a private residence in Delaware.

Nikki Haley: Confederate flag 'should have never been there'

Shortly after the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds, Gov. Nikki Haley told CNN's Don Lemon that placing the flag in 2000 was a poor decision.

Trump on the stump: A closer look at The Donald's proposed policies

Real Estate mogul Donald Trump didn't mince words in his presidential announcement Tuesday -- slamming President Barack Obama, some of his 2016 Republican rivals and putting forth some bold policy suggestions on issues ranging from jobs to fighting ISIS to ...

B.B. King dies at 89

B.B. King, one of the greatest interpreters of the blues and to a generation of musicians one of the industry’s finest guitarists, died May 14 asleep at his home in Las Vegas. He was 89.

Baltimore Officers Booking

All six Baltimore police officers who face charges in connection with the death of Freddie Gray

2 University of Oklahoma students expelled over racist chant

Two University of Oklahoma students were expelled Tuesday for their alleged "leadership role" in a racist chant by Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity members, a decision that President David Boren says speaks to his school's "zero tolerance" policy for such "threatening ...

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