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Senator Mikulski announces retirement

United States Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) has championed equal rights for all, equal pay for women and has successfully ended discrimination against women in health care. She also spearheaded a change in government regulations that previously forced elderly couples to ...

New Ikea furniture will charge your phone wirelessly

Ikea is launching a new range of high-tech furniture that will wirelessly charge your smartphones and tablets.

Howard students will get paid to graduate on time

Howard University is going to pay its students to graduate in four years.

Too much Facebook leads to envy and depression

Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression.

Texas nurse who contracted Ebola to sue hospital chain

She was the first person to ever contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's going to suing the hospital where she got infected.

Rural digitization project sheds rich light on African American lives

Until the late 20th century, African-Americans found it difficult to have obituaries published in newspapers around the country.

Detroit man who commuted by foot 21 miles a day surprised with a donated car

The world's most famous commuter thought he was meeting friends for lunch Friday to close out a wild week in the spotlight.

Best cities for black entrepreneurs

Georgia's got a lock on black-owned businesses, according to a new report from NerdWallet.

MMSDC Names New President

MMSDC Names New President

Ferguson police study new weapons technology to reduce killings of civilians

The embattled police here are testing something no other department in America has tried, in an effort to prevent another potentially explosive incident in which an officer kills an unarmed civilian.

Live from New York, Sharpton pushes Palin run

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's receiving encouragement to run for president from an unlikely source --- Rev. Al Sharpton.

U.S. stamp honoring Tuskegee University architect released

The most prolific contributor to Tuskegee University’s structural design and the namesake of its architecture and construction school will honored with the launch of a new U.S. postage stamp.

Processed foods begone, Michelle Obama says: 'Cheese dust is not food'

First, they came for the giant sodas. Then, the salt. Now ... the cheese dust?

RNC pays tribute to record-setting black Republicans

As Republicans attempt to build more inroads with black voters, the Republican National Committee sought to highlight its progress on Wednesday, recognizing three newly elected black Republicans to Congress.

Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot: One in 175,000,000

Before you start thinking about what you'd do with $485 million, let's get serious: You're not going to win.

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