Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe booted from agency

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he has fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, a regular target of President Donald Trump's anger and criticism, just two days before his scheduled retirement date. McCabe immediately decried the move and suggested it ...

The Black Press Honors Senator Kamala Harris with 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award

United States Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) received the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award, during a recent ceremony on Capitol Hill.

Donald Trump Jr., wife headed for divorce after 12 years

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife took legal steps on Thursday to formally end their 12-year marriage, and the couple issued a statement saying they're going their separate ways but "will always have tremendous respect for each other and our families."

Judge: 5 other accusers can testify at Bill Cosby's retrial

A judge agreed Thursday to let five additional Bill Cosby accusers testify at his April 2 retrial for an alleged 2004 sexual assault, giving prosecutors a chance to portray the man once known as "America's Dad" as a serial predator ...

Prosecutors unopposed to release of rapper Meek Mill

Prosecutors in Philadelphia are not opposed to the release of rapper Meek Mill while he appeals a probation violation sentence, they said on Wednesday, citing concerns about whether his conviction will ultimately be upheld.

Pa. House race suggests almost no GOP candidate is safe

The message to Republicans from the Pennsylvania special election was simple: Almost no one is safe.

Hillary Clinton: US did not 'deserve' Trump presidency

Hillary Clinton told an audience in India that the United States did not "deserve" Donald Trump's presidency and these are "perilous times."

Trump axes Tillerson, names CIA's Pompeo chief US Diplomat

President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday — via Twitter — and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to shift from America's spy chief to its top diplomat. The abrupt announcement ended the turbulent tenure of ...

NAACP critical of HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s policy changes

The NAACP says it is deeply concerned by Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson’s “move to dilute the agency’s long-standing mission.”

Tuskegee Airman Floyd Carter Sr. dies; he was 95

Floyd Carter Sr., a Tuskegee Airman who was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal, has died at the age of 95, according to the New York Police Department.

NYPD confirms 5 passengers in NYC helicopter crash are dead

A helicopter crashed into New York City's East River Sunday night and flipped upside down in the water, killing all five passengers aboard, officials said.

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick weighing 2020 White House bid

Former two-term Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says a 2020 run for the White House is on his "radar screen" — the firmest indication yet that the political confidant of Barack Obama and nation's second elected black governor is seriously weighing ...

Retention of female submariners on par with men

When the U.S. Navy sought the first female sailors to serve on submarines, Suraya Mattocks raised her hand because she had always thought it would be a cool job, not because she wanted to blaze a trail. She did anyway.

President Trump plans to meet Kim Jong Un for nuke talks

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump plan to meet in May for nuclear disarmament talks, a whiplash development that would put two leaders who've repeatedly insulted, threatened and dismissed each other in the same room, possibly ...

Brown University cancels Rosa Parks house display in dispute

Brown University has canceled plans to display the house where Rosa Parks lived for a time after she left the south and moved to Detroit.