Cleveland awards family of Tamir Rice $6 million

The city of Cleveland awarded the family of Tamir Rice a $6 million settlement, according to reports. However, an attorney for the family says that no amount of money will bring the 12-year-old back as the family continues to seek ...

Abu-Jamal supporters defy rain and police harassment to march for his birthday

Supporters for Mumia Abu-Jamal were not going to let little things like rain and police harassment stop them from marching for the besieged revolutionary journalist as he fights for his life and endures the ravaging affects of the onset of ...

VIDEO: Woman confiscates gun from child in suburban Chicago

A video making its rounds on the internet shows a true community hero in Chicago taking a loaded gun from a child.

Boy's lemonade stand raises thousands for his own adoption

Most kids who set up lemonade stands hope to earn enough for an ice cream or maybe a new bike. But young Tristan has a loftier goal: He wants to get adopted

'Wild animals': Racist texts sent by San Francisco police officer, documents show

Racist and homophobic text messages were allegedly sent by a San Francisco police officer at the center of an ongoing scandal are revealed.

Cosby sexual assault case can proceed, judge rules

A court in Pennsylvania rejected Bill Cosby's appeal and lifted a hold on criminal trial proceedings, paving the way for the sexual assault case to move forward.

Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman, who escorted hundreds of slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad, may soon be riding in American pockets.

Earth Day: 10 things you can do now to help the planet

April 22 is Earth Day and organizations and groups around the world a advocating the need for people to take necessary steps to help the environment.

Mumia Abu-Jamal to commemorate 62nd birthday

Supporters of world-renowned political prisoner of war Mumia Abu-Jamal have scheduled a number of events in Philadelphia this weekend to commemorate the 62nd anniversary of his birth.

What to watch at CNN's key Clinton-Sanders debate in New York

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face off in CNN's Democratic presidential debate in Brooklyn Thursday night as they spar ahead of a critical contest in New York -- a state where both candidates have deep roots.

Hillary's Agenda: Clinton speaks at NAN convention

With the snip of a ribbon, the Rev. Al Sharpton kicked off the National Action Convention’s National Convention in Midtown Manhattan Wednesday. The event also marks NANs 25 anniversary.

Hundreds protest new deadly shooting involving Chicago police officer

Hundreds hit the streets of Chicago to protest a deadly shooting by a police officer -- the latest incident that has soured relations between the community and law enforcement.

Equal Pay Day: When, where and why women earn less than men

April 12 is a day most women would rather not celebrate.

Ferguson police chief: 3 challenges that await new top cop

Delrish Moss is a new police chief in a department facing not-so-new problems.

Reconciliation and rebuilding in Mississippi

Working to rebuild a new Mississippi.