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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.

BSO celebrates black history honoring innovators

While Baltimore area organizations, museums and other cultural institutions have detailed their various plans to celebrate Black History Month, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra certainly will not be outdone.

Wendell Scott honored during 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Stock car racing trailblazer Wendell Scott was among five legendary drivers enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight during the Induction Ceremony held in the Crown Ball Room at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Whitney Houston's daughter 'fighting for her life'

Two days after she was found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water at her Roswell, Georgia, home, Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is on a ventilator and in intensive care, a source close to the family ...

Health enrollment numbers up for 2015

The first detailed analysis of enrollment into the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has yielded good news, particularly for those who may require financial assistance.

Obama wants community college to be free

Free education "for those willing to work for it."

Conspiracy claims surround Bill Cosby debate

Is somebody out to destroy the legacy of Bill Cosby?

Marion C. Barry to run for his late father's seat

Marion Christopher Barry, the 34-year-old son of Marion Barry, the iconic former D.C. mayor and council member who died last year, is running for his father's seat on the district's council.

Teen's death shows horror of flu epidemic

Shannon Zwanziger seemed perfectly healthy. She was an active 17-year-old who rarely got sick and hadn't been to a doctor in more than three years.

National Remember Our Troops Campaign

The National Remember Our Troops Campaign is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to honoring all military service members, all veterans, and their families, for their service and sacrifice, supporting those in need to the best of our ability, and letting ...