The New York Times says executive editor Jill Abramson is being replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet after two and a half years on the job. Abramson and Baquet had both been in their current positions since September 2011.
Two Men Wrongly Convicted of Murder Set Free After 39 Years
Two Ohio men wrongly accused of murder experienced freedom for the first time in nearly four decades on Friday morning, but said they don't harbor bitterness over their unjust imprisonment. A Cleveland judge on Wednesday had dropped all charges against Ricky Jackson, 57, and Wiley Bridgeman, 60, allowing for the pair's release.
An Ohio man who spent 27 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit was brought to tears Tuesday when a judge dropped all charges against him. Kwame Ajamu, 56, was the last of three men exonerated in the 1975 robbery and murder of a Cleveland-area money order salesman.
Clemson Frat Suspended after Hosting 'Cripmas Party'
Clemson University's president is calling for students to come together and support one another after photos of a student-organized party ignited racial tensions on social media. Photos posted on Instagram and other social media platforms Saturday night depicted partygoers displaying hand signals and dressed as gang members.
Marches Protesting Police Killings Continue on Streets of D.C.
Protesters with signs bearing names of black Americans killed by police marched outside the U.S. Capitol and the Justice Department on Monday in peaceful demonstrations demanding a human rights investigation.
The royal tour continues, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set to visit the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan Tuesday. The last thing the royal couple would have wanted to do is get entangled in domestic controversy, but they're stepping into messy circumstances.
Police Kill Knife-Wielding Man in Brooklyn Synagogue
Police in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, responded to a stabbing at a synagogue early Tuesday morning. An officer confronted and then shot the knife-wielding suspect, who refused to comply with police commands. The entire incident was caught on video.
Attorneys for a death row inmate, who is due to be executed on Tuesday for the 1995 murder of a sheriff's deputy, say their client is mentally disabled and received inadequate representation from a lawyer who drank heavily at the time of his trial.
Melissa Harris-Perry on a Decade of Racial Violence
Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the recent arc of racial injustice in America, putting the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner in the context of the last decade of "assault on the dignity and bodies of black people that goes unrecognized and unpunished."