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  • Investigation Discovery Expands Docu Push with 3 New Titles

    Coming off of a ratings bounce from its documentary premiere "OJ: Trial of a Century," Investigation Discovery is diving deeper into longform docs with three new titles on tap: "A Question of Innocence," "The Joe Show" and "Hate in America." Each of...
  • UCLA settles claim by African American judge over traffic stop

    UCLA settles claim by African American judge over traffic stop
    UCLA has agreed to pay $500,000, including $350,000 in scholarships, to settle a claim by a prominent African American judge over alleged mistreatment and racial profiling by campus police during a traffic stop last year, officials announced Friday. Los...
  • Sen. Ted Lieu wants Fox News host to resign over 'xenophobic' remarks

    Sen. Ted Lieu wants Fox News host to resign over 'xenophobic' remarks
    Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.  During an episode of the “The Five,”...
  • Violent crime in black neighborhoods price of debts unpaid

    Violent crime in black neighborhoods price of debts unpaid
    In 2014, Chicago is more than a city name; it's a metaphor for urban perplexity. The word simultaneously evokes a glittering urban sky-scrape of festive commercialism and a fetid, murderous underbelly. More than a tale of two cities, those contradictory...
  • Ex-Rep. Walsh says he was kicked off radio station

    Ex-Rep. Walsh says he was kicked off radio station
    Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said today he was “kicked off the air” from his radio show after discussing racial slurs, including using the n-word. Management kept cutting off Walsh with commercials before taking him off the air “until...
  • New name for Redskins? How about Washington Drones?

    With the Obama administration using federal muscle to tell the Washington Redskins it's time to change that unacceptable name of theirs, let me make one thing perfectly clear. We probably should help the Redskins pick a new one. And let's do it...
  • Film Review: 'Evergreen: The Road to Legalization'

    At first glance, "Evergreen: The Road to Legalization," a documentary about the passage of a Washington state initiative decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, differs little from countless docus tracing the fates of public referendums on...
  • LAPD probes racial remarks attributed to detective

    Los Angeles police officials are investigating allegations that a veteran detective made racially charged comments about shooting black men and disparaged several superiors with vulgar insults during a training lecture given to other officers. Frank...
  • Roger Goodell has chance to do the right thing

    Roger Goodell has chance to do the right thing
    When the U.S. patent office canceled the trademark for the Redskins after concluding the team's nickname disparaged Native Americans, the ruling immediately put pressure on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to assert his power — a burden NBA...
  • U.S. patent office agrees: 'Redskins' is racist

    U.S. patent office agrees: 'Redskins' is racist
    Dealing a blow to efforts by Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and the National Football League to defend the team's nickname, a panel of administrative judges at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday canceled the team's trademarks. The...
  • Redskins name controversy at tipping point?

     Redskins name controversy at tipping point?
    The Washington Redskins once wore a circled R on their helmets. Now, they could become the first NFL team without a circled R — registered trademark — next to their logo. The NFL team on Wednesday lost the trademark to its own team name...