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  • Race and the Mississippi election

    Race and the Mississippi election
    Tea party champion Chris McDaniel and his supporters are not amused by the irony of seeing their opponent in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary, incumbent Thad Cochran, win by mobilizing black Democrats to turn out for him. I don't blame them for...
  • Luis Suarez's bite seen round the world could be costly for Uruguay

    Luis Suarez's bite seen round the world could be costly for Uruguay
    Uruguay superstar Luis Suarez was embroiled in another biting controversy Tuesday when he appeared to sink his teeth into Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder in a World Cup group game. Faced with a smothering and frustrating Italian defense,...
  • Report: Native American group plans lawsuit against Indians

    The Sports Xchange Report: Native American group plans lawsuit against Indians A Native American group is planning to file a federal lawsuit against the Cleveland Indians next month for their "offensive" Chief Wahoo logo, CBSSports.com reported...
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • 'Big Brother' returns for a new season in aftermath of cast turmoil

    Outfitted with a fresh, photogenic cast, "Big Brother" is watching again, launching an all-new season of shifting alliances, back-stabbing and outrageous stunts. "This, I promise you, will be the most twisted season ever," the show's host Julie Chen...
  • Native American group plans lawsuit against Cleveland Indians

    A Native American group is planning to file a federal lawsuit against the Cleveland Indians next month for their "offensive" Chief Wahoo logo, CBSSports.com reported Wednesday. Robert Roche, a Chiricahua Apache and director of the American Indian...
  • Tuskegee Airman from Hampton who died Sunday remembered for positive outlook

    Tuskegee Airman from Hampton who died Sunday remembered for positive outlook
    As a Tuskegee Airman, Grant S. Williams Sr. of Hampton knew the historical struggles of African Americans, and he sometimes felt the sting of racial discrimination firsthand. But those experiences did not define him. Instead, the Hampton veteran...
  • Suarez puts FIFA on the spot

    The Brazilian miracle had captivated millions of soccer fans for the past 13 days like a perfectly scripted serial. Newly finished stadiums haven't collapsed. Transportation systems haven't ground to a halt. Protests have been minimal. Contrary to...
  • As before, history will speak for itself

    Ben Cuker's June 8 op-ed piece ("Medicaid stance parallels 'Massive Resistance' "), in commenting on state political forces resisting Va.'s Medicaid expansion, makes an excellent point about historical references to Va.'s past political battles that...
  • Rekha Basu: 'Freedom Summer,' a reminder our work is not finished

    Until she went to college, Patti Miller had never so much as spoken to a black person. There were few opportunities in her hometown of Jefferson, Iowa. And when she might occasionally see someone of African ancestry in Des Moines, her mother would...
  • Homeless man held on 1K for wielding sword on North Side

    Homeless man held on $1K for wielding sword on North Side
    A homeless man was ordered held on $1,000 bail Saturday for swinging a three-foot sword along the edge of Diversey Harbor on Friday afternoon. Around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Raymond Bensfield, 38, was swinging the sword "wildly" next to a group of males...