| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:17 PM
She is the most colorful witness to take the stand in a murder case since pesky houseguest Kato Kaelin testified for the prosecution in the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
Nineteen-year-old Rachel Jeantel would be interesting enough, just by virtue of...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Black Americans paid much closer attention to George Zimmerman's trial than white Americans did, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.
It wasn't difficult to follow the murder case against Zimmerman, who...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:06 AM
I hear America fuming, again, over a court verdict.
It happened with O.J. Simpson and Casey Anthony and now once more with George Zimmerman. Just how wise is it to read to so much societal importance into a single court verdict? The country does...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:33 PM
"I believe I made a grave error in judgment in wanting to represent this story."
That's what Sharlene Martin wrote about her decision to take on Juror B37 as a client. The juror had been part of the trial of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed unarmed...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Apparently, things are worse than we thought: We have run out of rock ’n’ roll musicians.
How else to explain the latest cover of Rolling Stone, which features not the Rolling Stones -- or even Captain Hook -- but accused Boston Marathon...
| Jul 18, 2013
Whether you agree or disagree with the verdict in the Zimmerman trial, a jury has spoken unanimously: There was not enough evidence to convict Mr. Zimmerman beyond a reasonable doubt ("Martin verdict fires debate," July 15).
The family of Trayvon Martin...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:33 PM
How many laws has California passed, how many verdicts have its juries reached, how many social movements has it launched that other people in other states consider unjust or vile and would like to punish with a boycott?
That’s one of the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:01 PM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- Retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert A. Carr, the government’s first witness in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial, testified Wednesday that Manning’s disclosures to WikiLeaks endangered U.S....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:28 AM
LAS VEGAS -- For the first time in a long while, O.J. Simpson got a bit of favorable legal news Wednesday when Nevada officials granted him parole on several of his 2008 convictions for kidnapping and armed robbery stemming from his attempt to retrieve...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Trayvon Martin's hoodie, which has become a symbol for race relations in America, could be headed to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
The director of the Institution's coming National Museum of African American History and Culture said...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Kris Jenner had some strong words for President Obama after he took aim at her daughter Kim Kardashian and rapper-boyfriend Kanye West.
The president, who has previous decried West as a "jackass" when the rapper famously upstaged Taylor Swift, was...