Congressional Republicans are threatening a government shutdown if the Affordable Care Act isn't de-funded; House GOP lawmakers unveil their own health care legislation; SNAP is on the chopping block — again; and more.
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s murder, the Sandy Hook massacre and the countless lives lost in urban cities such as Chicago, it’s clear that gun violence is a serious issue in our country and in the Black community. Read more about the stats, why...
Why gun violence exists and what we can do about it.
Attorneys in the Zimmerman trial are entering the next phase of jury selection and death row inmate Paula Cooper has been released from prison.
On Thursday, President Obama visited families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. It has been six months since the shooting took place. (Photo: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
On Thursday President Obama met with the families of the Sandy Hook victims just before the six-month mark since the elementary school’s shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.