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Did sex, racism drive black woman to kill white doctor?

Did sex, racism drive black woman to kill white doctor?

On a sticky hot Sunday in August 1952, a wealthy black woman named Ruby McCollum walked through the “colored entrance” of a doctor’s office in the small north Florida town…

Will Hillary Clinton run for President or not?

Will Hillary Clinton run for President or not?

In Washington, in Iowa, in New Hampshire, really in any place that’s already talking about the 2016 campaign for president, just about everyone expects Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for…

Bush continues steps to run for President

Bush continues steps to run for President

Jeb Bush has resigned all of his board memberships — both nonprofit and business — in a move that helps clear a path toward a 2016 presidential campaign. The former…

Republicans throw up roadblocks to Medicaid expansion

Republicans throw up roadblocks to Medicaid expansion

Governors across the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids to expand Medicaid with federal funds: Republican legislators who adamantly oppose “Obamacare.” While some of these governors themselves…

Crowd in Times Square welcomes 2015

Crowd in Times Square welcomes 2015

A million people crammed into New York’s Times Square ushered in 2015 with cheers, hugs and kisses after the glittering New Year’s Eve ball descended from high above and a…

Mixed reviews as Obamacare enters second year

Mixed reviews as Obamacare enters second year

The first 50-state report on the latest sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health care law shows that more than 4 million people selected plans for the first time or…

Child kills mother with her pistol in Wal-Mart

Child kills mother with her pistol in Wal-Mart

A 29-year-old woman described as a “beautiful, young, loving mother” was fatally shot by her 2-year-old son at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart in what authorities called a tragic accident. The…

GOP leaders expect Scalise debacle to fade away

House Republican leaders have been supportive of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise since the revelation that he appeared before a white supremacist organization 12 years ago, suggesting they think the flare-up…

GOP House leader a speaker before white supremacists

GOP House leader a speaker before white supremacists

As Republicans struggle to attract more votes from minorities heading into the 2016 presidential election, a House GOP leader has acknowledged that he once addressed a gathering of white supremacists,…

Convicted tax evader will resign from Congress

Convicted tax evader will resign from Congress

A New York congressman who pleaded guilty to tax evasion just days ago has announced he’ll resign from office next week because he would not be able to give the…