- Time will tell if furling the rebel flag means deeper change 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?
- Head of new Polish political force stresses strong economy Updated: Jun-26-15 11:02 am
WARSAW, Poland - The leader of Poland's new, pro-business political movement said Friday that a strong economy in Poland would breathe new energy into the European Union and help it compete on the global level.
- Stonewall Inn gets landmark status, a nod to LGBT history Updated: Jun-24-15 12:56 am
NEW YORK - The Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village bar where resistance to a police raid sparked the modern gay rights movement, was made a city landmark Tuesday, the first time a site has been named primarily because of its significance to the LGBT history.
- NYC grants landmark status to gay rights movement building Updated: Jun-23-15 4:02 pm
NEW YORK - New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission voted Tuesday to grant landmark status to the Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village bar where resistance to a police raid sparked the modern gay rights movement.
- Attorney feels driven to solve 1940 slaying of NAACP member Updated: Jun-22-15 6:32 am
BROWNSVILLE, Tennessee - The man in the black-and-white photograph on Jim Emison's desk seems to look right into him, all but demanding to not be forgotten. Emison is doing his best to oblige.
- King's first church planning statue to honor leader Updated: Jun-09-15 11:37 am
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - In the basement of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, a photo of Martin Luther King Jr. hangs in the office where he worked from 1954 to 1960.
- Former vigilante leader runs for office in Mexican elections Updated: Jun-03-15 11:03 am
APATZINGAN, Mexico - Fed up with drug cartel demands for extortion payments, lime-grower Hipolito Mora picked up an old shotgun and led his neighbors in a vigilante uprising in 2013.