Tommy Ford, 'Martin' star, dies at 52

Actor Tommy Ford, best known for his role as Tommy in the 1990s hit sitcom "Martin," has died in Atlanta, a spokeswoman for his family said. He was 52.

President Obama talks opioid epidemic with Macklemore in MTV documentary

President Barack Obama gets candid with Grammy winner Macklemore in a new MTV documentary about the opioid crisis in America.

September jobs report: 4 things to know

America is getting one of its last checkups before the election. The Labor Department will publish the September jobs report at 8:30 a.m. ET Friday. Amid campaign promises of better jobs, wages and economic growth, the report serves as a ...

What to watch in the vice presidential debate

Pence needs to help Donald Trump recover from his lost week and re-focus his message, as well as convince people the White House is in good hands with the unpredictable Trump. Kaine wants ensure Hillary Clinton can solidify her post-debate ...

Why your Starbucks barista seemed a little happier this morning

If your Starbucks barista seemed particularly happy for a Monday morning, there's a reason: The whole company just got a raise.

Experts offer tips to protect personal information after Yahoo hack

Hackers swiped personal information associated with at least a half billion Yahoo accounts making it the biggest data breach in history to date.

U.S. Postal Service to issue Kwanzaa Forever stamp October 1, 2016

With this vibrant new stamp design, the U.S. Postal Service continues its tradition of celebrating Kwanzaa.

Exclusive: Obama says Congress made a 'political vote' overriding his veto of Saudi lawsuit bill

President Barack Obama told CNN's Jake Tapper Wednesday that members of Congress made a "political vote" by voting overwhelmingly to override his veto of a measure that allows families of those killed during the 9/11 terror attacks to sue Saudi ...

Kids review the presidential debate: Candidates didn't 'play nice'

A group of middle-schoolers in New Jersey, all members of their school's student council, were dismayed by the performances of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the first showdown of this most unusual presidential campaign.

LeBron James: It's 'scary' to think of my son getting pulled over by police

LeBron James has three children. And while his oldest, LeBron Jr. just started the sixth grade, that hasn't stopped the Cleveland Cavaliers forward from thinking about what it could be like if he was old enough to drive.

Breaking the cycle: Young mother of seven turns life around at McDonald’s

Ten years ago, Cameo Faust, a single mother of seven was working at an Atlanta-area McDonald’s, struggling to make ends meet and highly motivated to make a better life for herself and her family.

NBC looks to Lester Holt for debate win after 2016 mishaps

There is a great deal at stake at the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. One of those things -- not nearly so significant as who will be the most powerful person in the world, certainly, but ...

At last: President Obama dedicates new black history museum on the National Mall

The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight the contributions of African Americans first received public attention more than a century ago after Black veterans of the Civil War proposed the idea. But the real push occurred when Georgia ...

Family of Marcus Garvey seeks support for posthumous pardon of civil rights pioneer

The family of Marcus Garvey is seeking support from the public for their petition to secure a posthumous presidential pardon of the civil rights pioneer. At least 100,000 signatures of support are needed by September 28, 2016 via the White ...

Federal grant helps Morgan State coalition tackle substance abuse

The Morgan State School of Community Health & Policy has received a five-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to implement a “Get SMART West Baltimore Drug Free Community Coalition,” Community Health and Policy Associate Professor ...