Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has decreed February 6 as "Bob Marley Day."
So much of Black Identity has been shaped and molded in the cauldron of European tradition. To be sure, a great deal of the energies expended in the last half of the 20th century have been devoted towards a more ...
The Black AIDS Institute Tomorrow is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. It’s an opportunity for the nation to take a look at the AIDS epidemic in Black America from a uniquely and unapologetically Black point of view. Given the demographics ...
Tyler Doohan, the 8-year-old upstate New York boy who rescued six relatives from a fire but died while trying to save his grandfather, will be laid to rest Wednesday with a ceremony and honor befitting a fallen firefighter, according to ...
Mexico essentially legalized the country's growing "self-defense" groups Monday, while also announcing that security forces had captured one of the four top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel, which the vigilante groups have been fighting for the last year.
Michelle Obama’s not just embracing her half-century milestone, she’s relishing it. Describing herself as “50 and fabulous,” the “Let’s Move” creator is getting ready to move herself on Saturday -- as in show off some dance moves -- with a ...
It started with a father sending text messages during the previews of an afternoon movie. It ended with the 43-year-old father shot dead amid the theater seats, and a 71-year-old retired police officer in custody.
The Detroit Auto show isn’t until Monday, but major car companies are showing off some of their more exciting car-tech prototypes a week early at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Tyson Foods has announced a recall of nearly 34,000 pounds of chicken on fears of salmonella contamination.
An additional 10 states reported widespread seasonal flu activity last week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.,—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is co-sponsoring legislation to provide voluntary, high-quality transitional kindergarten to every 4-year-old child in California, he announced at a Sacramento elementary school today.
A man accused of killing his mother and stepfather then dumping their bodies in a basement is on the run after escaping from a South Carolina mental health facility.
The producers of 10 films were nominated today for the Producers Guild of America’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award for motion pictures, an honor that traditionally leads to best-picture honors on Oscar night.
DENVER, Col., -- Iraq war veteran Sean Azzariti described his purchase of recreational marijuana -- legally -- as a historic moment Wednesday.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) south southwest of Avsallar, Turkey, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.