The Justice Department is encouraging nonviolent federal inmates who have behaved in prison, have no significant criminal history and have already served more than 10 years behind bars to apply for clemency, officials announced Wednesday.
Tennessee Black Caucus Seeks Apology from GOP Lawmaker
The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday called on Republican Rep. Sheila Butt to apologize for what they said was a racist Facebook post, and said she should be removed from her leadership position.
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.