Charleston Residents React to Shooting at Historic Black Church
From the NY Times: A white gunman opened fire Wednesday night at a historic black church in this city’s downtown, killing nine people before fleeing and setting off an overnight manhunt, the police said.
Rep. Clyburn: Removing Confederate Flag May Be 'Long, Drawn-Out Process'
South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest ranking African-American member in Congress, is praising that state's Gov. Nikki Haley for her call to remove the Confederate flag from state capitol grounds. However, the Congressman does not expect a quick decision from his state's legislators.
Bible Study Resumes at Site of Charleston Killings
Just one week after the shooting deaths of nine people at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, dozens gathered for Wednesday night bible study in the basement where the shooting happened.
Justin Finch reports five students were arrested for the Germantown assault. An apparent case of mistaken identity led to the violent caught-on-video group beating of a Philadelphia teen. Now, the alleged attackers have been arrested.
July 15, 2015 - During his lengthy Iran presser today, President Obama ended up fielding a question on Bill Cosby and whether he as president would revoke Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom, given to Cosby back in 2002. There is a petition on the White House website now with almost 90,000 signatures (100,000 is needed to get a White House response) to get the medal revoked.
Obama said there is no precedent for doing such a thing and that we don't have that mechanism.
A Texas man kills ex, her husband and six kids. Authorities said, 49 year old David Ray Conley broke into his ex's home through a window, handcuffed her alongside her husband and her six young children and fatally shot each of them in the back of their heads.
The Fairfax County (Va.) Sheriff’s Office has finally released video of deputies’ ultimately fatal encounter with Natasha McKenna, who later died after being shocked four times with a Taser, even as she was fully restrained, NBC Washington reports.
In the video, deputies dressed in biohazard suits can be seen attempting to restrain McKenna, who suffered from mental illness, in a chair so that she could be transported to Alexandria, Va. Deputies can be heard telling the woman to “stop resist...
In a rare sit-down interview, for broadcast on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, Trump told Chuck Todd: “I have to say, no matter what you do, you’re gonna have problems. And then continued, “Because you have sick people. They happen to be intelligent."
The Obama administration on Saturday called for cuts in standardized tests for school pupils and acknowledged its own contribution to the problem of âover-testingâ, one of the hottest topics in education policy. President Obama urged schools to cap standardized testing at 2% of classroom time. He also took responsibility for the federal governmentâs creation of a culture in which testing had become the âbe-all and end-allâ in pre-college education. Obama and outgoing education...