Several thousand people are expected to protest when the Minnesota Vikings play the Washington Redskins in an NFL game at the University of Minnesota on Sunday because they believe the "Redskins" name is racist.
Hillary Clinton Rallies for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Has Surprise Encounter
First Bill, now Hillary. Both Clintons have made it to Maryland to rally support for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's bid for governor, but the former first lady and Secretary of State's visit didn't quite go as planned.
Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend went out for an hour-long bike ride with police in tow. It is the second time the Maine nurse has ignored the quarantine after returning to the U.S. from treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone. Maine's governor says negotiations with her "have broken down."
Concerns Over Low Black Voter Turnout for Midterm Elections
President Barack Obama has turned to black radio listeners in recent weeks to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don't want him around in person.
Teacher Calls Jamaican Students N-Word After They Object to 'African American'
Substitute Teacher Accused of Using Racial Slur in Classroom (NBC Chicago) The students said the teacher used the slur repeatedly over the 80-minute class period, also referring to them as slaves A substitute teacher in a Chicago suburb is being accused of using a racial slur when speaking to a group of eighth graders.
Security Increased at Federal Buildings in D.C., Other Major Cities
Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday evening in what it described as a "precautionary step."