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Brazil's first black justice says he won't run for president

Brazil's first black Supreme Court justice says he won't run for president, quashing widespread speculation.

Amid #MeToo, more colleges host women as graduation speakers

This graduation season, the podium is all hers.

Trump declares US leaving 'horrible' Iran nuclear accord

President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran Tuesday, declaring he was making the world safer in restoring harsh sanctions. But he also dealt a profound blow to allies, deepened his isolation on the world ...

Zimmerman charged with stalking Trayvon film investigator

Authorities say George Zimmerman threatened a private investigator working for a documentary filmmaker.

Mom of Waffle House victim receives diploma at commencement

A woman whose daughter was fatally shot at a Nashville Waffle House has accepted her diploma during a commencement ceremony.

Trump says he won't let right to bear arms 'be under siege'

Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Rifle Association and urged them to elect more Republicans to Congress to defend gun rights.

Urban League: Tech companies not hiring blacks despite ownership rates

African-Americans are among the top owners of mobile devices, but aren't being considered when it's time for social media and technology companies to hire.

Meek Mill, Gov. Wolf urge criminal justice reforms

Just one week after a court ordered his immediate release from prison, Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill joined Pennsylvania's governor on Thursday in calling on state lawmakers to enact criminal justice reforms.

Michelle Obama, De Niro, Zendaya fete college-bound kids

Michelle Obama told college-bound Philadelphia high school seniors Wednesday about when she applied to universities. Her counselor advised her not to set her sights too high and warned that some of the schools on her list were out of her ...

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle for $200K program

Two black men arrested for sitting at a Philadelphia Starbucks without ordering anything settled with the city Wednesday for a symbolic $1 each and a promise from officials to set up a $200,000 program for young entrepreneurs.

Cosby jury: Chief accuser was 'credible and compelling'

Speaking out for the first time, the jury that convicted Bill Cosby at his sexual assault retrial said Monday it found the comedian's chief accuser to be "credible and compelling," adding its verdict had nothing to do with the #MeToo ...

Trump: Some African nations are 'very tough places to live'

President Donald Trump on Monday did not deny having used a vulgar term to describe countries in Africa earlier this year. He also did not apologize for the comment as he stood in the Rose Garden alongside Nigerian President Muhammadu ...

Fitted with ankle bracelet, Cosby to be prisoner inside home

Two days after his conviction, Bill Cosby has already started life as an inmate — though his surroundings are far nicer than they likely will be in a few months.

Cosby verdict met with conflicting emotions by some blacks

It is difficult to overstate the pride, admiration and sense of ownership many black Americans felt watching Bill Cosby at the height of his career in the 1980s and '90s.

Comic who called Cosby rapist credited after his conviction

Standup comic Hannibal Buress, whose 2014 remark about sexual-assault accusations against Bill Cosby went viral, is getting another serious surge of attention.