Hurricane Matthew’s devastation from Haiti to the East Coast

The life-threatening Hurricane Matthew, which left a death toll of more than 1,000 in Haiti, has swept through the United States, causing extreme flooding in North Carolina and devastation in other parts of the south.

Should I delay taking social security?

I understand that if I delay taking Social Security, I'll receive a larger benefit. But while I'm waiting for that bigger benefit, I'll have to withdraw more from my retirement savings, which means I'll miss out on the investment gains ...

This mother and son lost everything in Matthew. Now they ask, 'What's next?'

The gymnasium at Nash Central High School is quiet and almost empty. Row upon row of green cots line the floor.

Jesse Jackson celebrates 75th birthday

Saturday, Oct. 8 marks civil rights activist Jesse Jackson's 75th birthday.

Do you have a voting plan?

So many friends and family members have called me in the past few weeks to express how worried they are about the upcoming presidential election.

UNC Charlotte students react to the Keith Scott shooting

A usually calm town in North Carolina is still simmering as it has been rocked with anxiety and tension after a fatal police shooting last month.

WATCH: Police videos show final moments of Keith Lamont Scott's life

Videos released Tuesday by the Charlotte Police Department show the final minutes of Keith Lamont Scott's life as he lay dying in a parking lot, hands cuffed behind his back, pants pulled down to his ankles and shirt cut off ...

Tulsa shooting stirs memories of bloody race riot

When the police shooting of unarmed father Terence Crutcher happened on September 16 in Tulsa, the city's reaction was furious -- but peaceful.

Los Angeles police investigating shooting of man by officer

The Los Angeles Police Department says it is investigating after an officer fatally shot a black man following a foot chase.

El Cajon police release video of fatal officer-involved shooting

Police in El Cajon, California, on Friday released cell phone and surveillance video that shows the controversial fatal shooting of a man who pointed a vaping device at officers.

Historic black school in Virginia vandalized with racist messages

Over the weekend, the Ashburn Colored School, a longstanding remainder of institutionalized discrimination outside Washington D.C., was defaced by vandals who spray-painted swastikas, drawings of genitals and other derogatory messages on its walls.

Tulsa police officer pleads not guilty in shooting death

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby, charged with felony manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed man earlier this month, appeared in court Friday and pleaded not guilty through an attorney.

President Obama’s remarks at inauguration of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

James Baldwin once wrote, “For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard.”

PHOTOS: Smithsonian opens National Museum of African-American History and Culture

The metalwork matches that made by Black craftsmen in Charleston and New Orleans.

‘A bright star is cast’—National Museum of African-American History and Culture

President Barack Obama, during his speech last Saturday to inaugurate the opening of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture—a name Donald Trump mangled hours before his debate—observed that the museum would not be a panacea for the nation’s ...