- Lewis, who shed blood for civil rights, leads Dems on guns Updated: Jun-23-16 3:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Rep. John Lewis, who shed blood in Selma for civil rights, sat shoulder to shoulder with fellow Democrats on the House floor as the leader of an extraordinary protest demanding votes on gun control.
- Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland, champion Cavs at parade Updated: Jun-22-16 8:01 pm
CLEVELAND - Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the trophy - and the torch.
- 'Mississippi Burning' case, now closed, exposed KKK terror Updated: Jun-21-16 7:34 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Federal and state authorities this week said they're ending investigation of the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" killings, one of the most infamous cases in the violent backlash to the civil rights movement.
- 2nd Zumwalt-class destroyer christened in honor of Navy SEAL Updated: Jun-18-16 2:37 pm
BATH, Maine - The mother of a fallen Navy SEAL christened the second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer Saturday in honor of her son, who died in Iraq when he threw himself on an insurgent's grenade to save the lives of two fellow SEALS.
- Detroit museum to collect stories of 1967 riots Updated: Jun-17-16 1:06 pm
DETROIT - The Detroit Historical Museum is working to record the oral histories of people who experienced Detroit's civil unrest in 1967.
- Caro returns to old high school to give award named for him Updated: Jun-01-16 10:01 pm
NEW YORK - On the headmaster's lawn he once mowed as punishment for violating the dress code, breach of decorum and other transgressions, Robert Caro is presenting a writing award his old high school has named for him.
- Obama's pets Bo and Sunny living the good life Updated: May-30-16 3:17 am
WASHINGTON - It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny.
- Who should join Elvis and Muhammad Ali as Kentucky Colonels? Updated: May-27-16 4:14 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Elvis Presley was a "Kentucky Colonel." So is Bill Clinton, and Muhammad Ali. With at least 85,000 other people enjoying the title, Kentucky's new Republican governor wants to review what it takes to receive the highest honor he can bestow.