| Apr 26, 2014
| 2:55 PM
One of the earliest public responses by a Clippers player following racist comments allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling didn’t involve a single word.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan posted a picture to his Instagram account Saturday morning...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:28 PM
A German exchange student was shot to death in a Montana garage on Sunday, again raising questions about the touchy legal issue of self-defense.
Self-defense became a fiercely debated political issue after George Zimmerman was acquitted of murder last...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Every few months, some ordinary person arises from the undifferentiated swarm of Americans and is turned into the poster boy or the poster girl of some political battle du jour.
This time it's been Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who's a scofflaw and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:58 PM
George Zimmerman's parents are picking a court fight with Roseanne Barr.
The entertainer admitted in a court filing this week that she had posted the address of Robert and Gladys Zimmerman on Twitter during the heated controversy over whether their...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:57 AM
NEW YORK — The Rev. Al Sharpton, the long-time political agitator and TV personality famous for his willingness to take on law enforcement and the establishment, admitted Tuesday he had worked with the FBI years ago but insisted he was not a "rat."...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
The names of the six-member jury panel that acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin have been made public for the first time, after a new court order, records show.
Circuit Judge Debra Nelson, who had previously...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Rachel Jeantel, the young woman who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin in the moments before his fatal encounter with George Zimmerman, fulfilled a promise she made to the slain 17-year-old by getting her high school diploma on Friday, according to a...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I strongly disagree with your account on Ben Jealous' legacy as NAACP president, as well as with your reporter's poll of "civil rights leaders" called to vouch for the pick of Cornell William Brooks as Mr. Jealous' successor ("Attorney Cornell Brooks to...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The parents of George Zimmerman want comedienne Roseanne Barr to pay them $750,000 because she posted their address on Twitter, according to federal court records.
The overwhelming majority of their claim - $600,000 - is for emotional harm, according to...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:59 AM
ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos" has shared a hopeful update on Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's good friend.
"Now she has turned her life around, thanks to hard work and some Good Samaritans," Stephanopoulos said in introducing the story...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:38 AM
The most gripping moments in trombonist Steve Turre's opening set Thursday night at the Jazz Showcase came near the end, when he unveiled a new work with a sharp social message.
Titled simply "Trayvon's Blues," the piece amounted to a lament for Trayvon...