Pediatricians want farmers to use fewer antibiotics

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria that regularly show up in meat is a "significant public health threat," the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new report calling for an end to overuse of antibiotics in animals.

Apple accused of racial profiling in Australia

Apple has apologized to six black students who were asked to leave an Apple Store in Australia because they "might steal something."

University of Missouri: Reversing its troubled history

The recent resignation of University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe is not about one incident of a student being threatened with the use of the "N-word," but a part of a long history of intolerance that has only been ...

Get it straight: The difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day

We are here to make sure you don't embarrass yourself.

University of Missouri campus protests: 'This is just a beginning'

This morning, students will head to classes as they have always done. The football team will take to the field to prep for their game against Brigham Young University next weekend.

Starbucks' plain red holiday cups stir up controversy

This year's holiday season red cups at Starbucks have stirred up critics who accuse the company of waging a war on Christmas.

Black churches show support for Obama’s environment plan

Leaders of the nation’s major Black churches — representing nearly 13 million African-American members — presented over 10,000 pastors’ signatures to Congressional Black Caucus members in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

Heaven over hospital: 5-year-old changes the conversation about death

When Stephanie Hunter had to withdraw life support from her mother, her friends and family understood.

Obama says women’s soccer team taught nation lesson

It may or may not have been the most delicate of phrasing, but President Obama made it clear what he thought was the message sent by the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team in its World Cup victory.

Russell Simmons speaks out on RushCard glitch

Russell Simmons hasn’t slept much since news broke in mid-October that users of his RushCard couldn’t access their own money and were locked out of their accounts, due to a computer glitch, leaving some unable to make rent payments, pay ...

Paul Ryan against expanding paid family leave

House Speaker Paul Ryan pushed back Sunday against calls to expand paid family leave despite his own desire for a work-family balance in his new job.

Ole Miss removes state flag from campus

The University of Mississippi has removed the state flag from campus, according to a university statement issued Monday.

Outrage grows after South Carolina officer throws student in classroom

Even without the full context, even without knowing what happened beforehand, the video is appalling.

Ebony 'Cosby Show' cover causes a stir

There was a time when it was de rigueur for black American households to have a subscription to Ebony magazine. Its pages were one of the only places in media where black families could see their faces, lives and interests ...

Black polo player Kareem Rosser is smashing polo balls and stereotypes

Jackie Robinson in baseball, Tiger Woods in golf, Bill Pickett in rodeo: there have been many American pioneers, who defied the odds to become legends in sports, where Blacks had previously been excluded.