| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:40 PM
For members of the nation's oldest civil rights group, the timing of the verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial seemed fateful: Just as the NAACP gathers for its first-ever national convention in Orlando, a white man was being acquitted of killing a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
As the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial nears, cable news networks -- especially CNN and HLN -- are seeing increased viewership.
For the first three nights of this week, CNN, Fox News, HLN and MSNBC have averaged a combined 4.081 million...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Good news on Monday: “Woman gored at San Fermin: More women joining in the running of bulls.”
OK, sure, that’s not good news for the woman who was gored (she was listed in serious condition Monday; best of luck to the young Australian)...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 11:19 AM
SANFORD, Fla. -- The white-haired old man waded into the crowd that was shouting “Justice for Trayvon!” in the shade of the courthouse here Saturday, smiling as he murmured, “George Zimmerman is an innocent man.”
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Lizzie Borden took an ax
And gave her mother forty whacks…
So begins the gruesome rhyme used for generations by children skipping rope.
It's the prose that piqued the curiosity of local playwright-director Michael Wanzie and composer Rich...
| Aug 11, 2013
Nonwhite Americans are much more likely than white Americans to have a friend of a different race, a new poll finds.
The poll released by Reuters/Ipsos on Thursday found that about 40 percent of white Americans say they only have close white friends....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway.
“The landing scenario that the report...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Not only should former University of Florida and current Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper be suspended for using an ugly, vile racial slur at a recent Kenny Chesney concert, but so, too, should every...
| 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 1, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Aaron Hernandez has “always been a great person” and will prove all the haters and [bleep] talkers wrong!”
So says Aaron Hernandez in what is reportedly a letter handwritten to an unidentified supporter. TMZ.com obtained the letter...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:14 PM
An armed George Zimmerman, acquitted of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, was pulled over by police in Forney, Texas, three days ago and given a warning for speeding and released, according to media reports.
TMZ, the entertainment news...