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Questions of racial bias surround Black man's imminent execution

The state of Georgia is set to carry out its second execution of the year on Tuesday, when it plans to put to death Keith Tharpe, who was sentenced in 1991 for murdering his sister-in-law.

'Hidden Figures’ author joins NASA in honoring Katherine Johnson

NASA Langley has named a building in honor of Katherine Johnson, one of the inspirations behind the novel and film “Hidden Figures.”

The former FBI director spoke at Howard University. It did not go well.

Students at Howard University loudly protested former FBI Director James Comey Friday as he delivered a convocation address.

Protests erupt in St. Louis in aftermath of police shooting verdict

St. Louis is yet again the epicenter in the nation for protests and demonstrations in the wake of another white police officer being acquitted in the killing of a Black man.

St. Louis protest police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting.

Man charged in Baton Rouge killings

A 23-year-old Louisiana man was charged with murder Tuesday after police matched his DNA to shell casings found at the scene of a pair of homicides, authorities said.

Tensions in St. Louis: How did we get here?

Since white ex-St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, demonstrators have taken to the streets every night. Largely peaceful in the daytime and sometimes turning ...

Protesters back in St. Louis streets after night of violence

Protesters angry over the acquittal of ex-police officer Jason Stockley, a white cop on trial for murder in the shooting death of a black man, were back in the streets of downtown St. Louis early Monday after demonstrations the previous ...

Baton Rouge shootings may be racially motivated, police say

Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, said Sunday the killings of two black men in separate incidents last week are linked and may have been racially motivated.

More than 80 arrested in third night of St. Louis protests

More than 80 people were arrested after a third night of demonstrations in St. Louis over the acquittal of a former police officer who had been charged with first-degree murder.

St. Louis sees second night of protests over ex-cop's acquittal

Protesters blocked roads in St. Louis on Saturday night on a second day of demonstrations after the acquittal of a former police officer who was charged with first-degree murder.

Cosby retrial date set for April

Bill Cosby's retrial on aggravated indecent assault charges has been set to start April 2 in a suburban Philadelphia courtroom.

Protests erupt after ex-cop Jason Stockley found not guilty in black man's death

Thirteen people were arrested during protests Friday in downtown St. Louis after a judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith.

Former St. Louis officer Stockley found not guilty in Anthony Smith killing

A St. Louis judge has acquitted former police officer Jason Stockley in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Smith.

Which statues should stay -- and which should go

"Where does it stop?" our President has asked in response to the call in Charlottesville, Virginia, to take down a commemorative statue of Robert E. Lee.