| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The word "nigger" keeps dancing on the high wire of the circus of race in America.
Paula Deen, Rachel Jeantel, Riley Cooper have sparked all matter of debate this summer about who can and cannot say the word and whether it is ever right, regardless....
| Jul 21, 2013
| 7:04 AM
UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.
One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
| Sep 12, 2013
"These images are difficult to watch."
"Perhaps the most upsetting."
So went the warnings issued by CNN correspondent Jake Tapper on Sunday as he narrated the video clips showing the aftermath of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Three St. Charles residents have been charged with a hate crime in connection with a violent attack on a group of people while taunting two men in the group for being gay.
Stephan C. Bolt, 31, of the 4N800 block of East Mary Lane; Christopher M. Miner,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Caught in a twilight realm among historical drama, melodrama and magic realism, playwright Reginald Edmund's “Southbridge” doesn't quite provide a structure sturdy enough to hold all its narrative weightiness. But the world-premiere staging by...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power will be nominated as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by President Obama on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. Power would fill the chair vacated by Susan Rice, who is moving on to become Obama's...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia reinstated a charge of genocide against wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic on Thursday, reversing a trial court’s ruling that prosecutors hadn't made a convincing case that the Serb...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Hava Leipzig Holzhauer is the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL's) Regional Director for the State of Florida. Deeply committed to fighting anti-Semitism and protecting the rights of all Americans, Ms. Holzhauer oversees ADL's work in Florida including...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:50 PM
A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian Genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members on Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:31 AM
The Pasadena City Council has given unanimous approval for a public memorial commemorating the Armenian genocide of 1915 in Memorial Park.
The central feature of the design -- a carved-stone basin of water straddled by a tripod arrangement of three...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to see...