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Stories with person: Jesse Jackson
  • Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change story has photos
    Updated: Jun-28-15 11:13 am

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Across the South, Confederate symbols are toppling, teetering or at least getting critical new looks. But is it a sign of real change in a region known for fiercely defending its complex traditions, or simply the work of frightened politicians and nervous corporate bean counters scrambling for cover in the wake of another white-on-black atrocity?

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. released from halfway house in Baltimore story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 3:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his family's Washington, D.C., home on Monday after leaving a halfway house where he lived for several months since serving 2½ years in prison for spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items.

  • Intel launches investment fund for minority, women-led firms 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 4:18 pm

    SANTA CLARA, California - Intel is launching a $125 million investment fund for technology startups led by women and minorities, a move the chipmaker says is aimed at changing the face of Silicon Valley.