Black and blue: Double despair for African-American police

Even before five fellow Dallas officers were shot and killed last week, Morris Pope was already in sorrow.

Carla Hayden confirmed as 14th Librarian of Congress

The United States Senate by a vote of 74-18 confirmed Dr. Carla D. Hayden, longtime chief executive of the Enoch Pratt Free Library system in Baltimore and a former president of the American Library Association, as the 14th Librarian of ...

Police more likely to use force on blacks than whites, study shows

A think tank study of thousands of incidents where law enforcement interactions turned forceful concluded blacks are much more likely to be involved than other groups.

The new 'Iron Man' is a black woman

There's a new Iron Man coming to comic books -- and it's not a man.

Amazon promises 100,000 deals for Prime Day

Amazon is at it again. It has scheduled its second annual Prime Day sale for July 12.

Gleaners launches “Hunger Free Summer” campaign to feed Michigan students

Gleaners Community Food Bank, a non-profit group based in Detroit, Michigan, which distributes 79,000 meals per day, recently launched the 2016 “Hunger Free Summer” campaign.

Dallas sniper attack: 5 officers killed during protests against police

Shooters killed five officers during protests against police in downtown Dallas, marking the deadliest incident for U.S. law enforcement since September 11, 2001.

Heartwarming photo of devoted dad goes viral

A picture says a thousands words.

Philando Castile and the power of Facebook Live

When Philando Castile was shot by a Minnesota police officer Wednesday evening, his girlfriend's first instinct was to start broadcasting.

Sarah Koenig reacts to new trial for Adnan Syed

"Serial" fans weren't the only ones surprised by the recent decision to grant its subject Adnan Syed a new trial.

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $508 million

The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to an estimated $508 million after Tuesday's drawing failed to produce a winning ticket.

Retired scientist recounts her journey in new memoir

Hailing from Suffolk, Virginia, Dr. Margaret Ellen Mayo Tolbert’s story is one of triumph and defying the odds. I

Walmart is giving everyone a month of free shipping

Walmart's Amazon Prime competitor just got more competitive.

West Virginia floods: How to help

Massive flooding has devastated parts of West Virginia, killing 23 people and damaging or destroying more than 1,200 homes.

Ikea recall: What consumers need to know

Ikea is offering refunds as part of a recall of 29 million chests and dressers. The furniture is prone to tipping over and has been linked to the deaths of several children.