CPAC Confuses Black Guys, Then Plays Photoshop Card
CPAC somehow confused retired neurosurgeon and possible GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson for Sen. Tim Scott (R). Sure, both are Republicans and both are black. But beyond that they are entirely different people.
New Storm to Bring More Snow to Millions Across U.S.
Boston is now within four inches of the record for snowiest winter of all time: 107.6 inches in the 1995-1996 season. Snow farms are being used to dump and melt the more than 8 feet of snow that's already blasted the city. Five inches of snow blanketed New York City on Sunday, while the snow system also brought treacherous conditions to drivers in the Midwest. Anna Werner reports from Boston.
Melissa Harris-Perry Hopes Trayvon Martin Whooped George Zimmerman When Fighting for Life
On Tuesday, news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice would not bring charges against George Zimmerman for the slaying of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. A day before the announcement, however, MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry said she hoped Martin died fighting for his life, during a speech at Cornell University's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture.
States of Emergency Declared as Winter Storm Hits South
It is the third big winter storm in less than two weeks, and much of the South continues to shiver under another powerful blast of snow, sleet and ice. States like Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas have declared states of emergency.
U.S. Deserter Andre Shepherd Needs Iraq War Crimes Evidence to Become Refugee
Europe's highest court said on Thursday, a U.S. soldier who deserted because he thought the Iraq war was illegal could have grounds for seeking asylum in Germany but only if he can show he would have been involved in war crimes. Thee European Court of Justice added that, even if Andre Shepherd could prove war crimes were very likely to have been committed, he would then still have to show he had no alternative to desertion, such as becoming a conscientious objector.