As has happened to other holdovers from the Obama administration, reps of Team Trump asked U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy to resign Friday.
The state of Arkansas was scheduled to execute eight of its Death Row inmates in 11 days, starting this week. As of Thursday, all eight of the executions have been put on hold. (UPDATE: The Arkansas Supreme Court sided with the state in a crucial ruling on Thursday. See more details below.)
With a face as bright as the orange sky of an Easter sunrise service, Donald Trump and the rest of the new-millennium Munsters currently occupying 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue hosted their first White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday on the South Lawn of what they now refer to as “Mar-a-Lago North.”
A manhunt is on for Steve Stephens, the Cleveland man who allegedly posted to Facebook video of the killing of 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Sr. In manifesto videos, Stephens mentions that his motives for killing people involve his ex-girlfriend, a woman named Joy Lane, authorities say.
President Donald Trump’s lawyers are working double time to get yet another lawsuit against him dismissed, even going so far as to claim that he can’t be sued because he is president of the United States.
Former basketball star Shaquille O’Neal will cover the funeral expenses for Malachi Hemphill, the 13-year-old Georgia teen who accidentally shot himself on Instagram Live.
Shaniqua Stephens had just watched her 13-year-old son, Malachi Hemphill, take out the trash Monday evening. About 10 minutes later, Malachi was found in his room, blood all around him, suffering from a gunshot wound.
Comedian Charlie Murphy has passed away at the age of 57 after a long battle with leukemia.
A California resident was tossed to the ground by a police officer and then struck in the face multiple times by the officer ... apparently for jaywalking.
A federal judge ruled for the second time Monday that Texas’ stringent voter-ID laws were crafted with the intention of discriminating against minorities, a ruling that follows on the heels of another court finding evidence of racial gerrymandering in how Republican lawmakers drew the state’s election maps.
Can we all just agree that the president is an orange-skinned snake oil salesman who conned those who voted for him into believing that he wasn’t? Can we also just agree that Russia has a basement apartment in the White House and writes “Mother Russia” on the milk and cereal so that President Asshat doesn’t touch its…
White supremacist Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state murder charges in the Charleston, S.C., church massacre of nine black worshippers; in doing so, he is forgoing a second death-penalty trial.
Baltimore residents wanted it—particularly those whose communities for too long have been ravaged by police misconduct and brutality. City council members wanted it. The mayor and police commissioner wanted it, too.
On Equal Pay Day, I asked women how they learned they were making less than a man with the same job. A few patterns emerged, which is one of the reasons we should share stories like this in the first place.
On Tuesday we celebrated #BlackGirlMagic after high school senior Ifeoma White-Thrope from New Jersey made a clean sweep in her college applications and was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools and Stanford, for good measure. Well, today, I’m bringing you some #BlackBoyJoy, after a set of Ohio quadruplets were…
I live for all this good news. Humanity might just be OK after all, if we can keep being kind to one another. All it took to change one Popeyes employee’s life was a kindhearted man who took a few seconds to set up a GoFundMe campaign to help her get together the tuition to take a course for a nurse-assistant…
Someone vandalized one of the only things Donald Trump feels any emotion for on this planet: his golf courses.
If you were wondering whether North Carolina’s recent move to ostensibly repeal HB2, its notoriously transphobic “bathroom bill,” was maybe, actually, not so good, let this put your curiosity to rest: former Governor Pat McCrory, who signed HB2 into law just over a year ago, is thrilled that the LGBTQ community “lost…
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has no plans to back down when it comes to getting Donald Trump out of the White House. During an interview with CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield, Waters spoke about Trump’s threat regarding North Korea and said she won’t stop fighting Trump until he is impeached.