Officer-Involved Shooting Reported at South Carolina Mall

Officer-Involved Shooting Reported at South Carolina Mall

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Law enforcement officials are investigating a report of an officer-involved shooting at a shopping mall near Columbia, South Carolina. Richland County Sheriff's spokesman Chris... Read More

First Trial in Freddie Gray Case Set for Nov. 30

First Trial in Freddie Gray Case Set for Nov. 30

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The first trial for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray will be held Nov. 30, and the other trials... Read More

Muhammad Ali, Nas, Eric Holder Among Honorees for W.E.B. DuBois Medal

Muhammad Ali, Nas, Eric Holder Among Honorees for W.E.B. DuBois Medal

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and rapper Nasir "Nas" Jones are among the 2015 recipients of Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois Medal.... Read More

FBI Director Says Police Can Be Racially Biased, Calls for Comprehensive Data on Shootings

FBI Vows to Better Collect Data on Police Shootings

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The FBI will begin collecting and providing to the public more information about police shootings of civilians, FBI Director James Comey announced Monday. The... Read More

Report: In 2014, Someone Was Arrested for Weed Every 51 Seconds

Report: In 2014, Someone Was Arrested for Weed Every 51 Seconds

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In 2014, members of law enforcement in America arrested more than 700,000 people on marijuana-related charges, according to data released by the FBI. Of... Read More

Judge to Schedule First Trial in Freddie Gray Case

Judge to Schedule First Trial in Freddie Gray Case

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A judge was expected to decide when the first of six Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who... Read More

Bill Cosby to Be Deposed on Sexual Assault Allegations in October

Brown University Rescinds Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

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Brown University has rescinded the honorary degree it granted Bill Cosby, becoming the third university to take such action in less than a week.... Read More

In Rare ’60 Minutes’ Interview, Vladimir Putin Mentions Ferguson, Police Brutality

In Rare ’60 Minutes’ Interview, Vladimir Putin Mentions Ferguson, Police Brutality

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In a rare, televised interview with American media, Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the tensions in Ferguson, Missouri to prove a point about democracy.... Read More

Delaware Police Fatally Shoot Man in Wheelchair [Video]

Delaware Police Fatally Shoot Man in Wheelchair [Video]

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Warning: Video may be disturbing to some viewers. A graphic video showing a Delaware police officer fatally shooting a Black man in a wheelchair... Read More

Bobbi Kristina Brown Is Awake, Says Bobby Brown

Judge Seals Bobbi Kristina Autopsy Results with Court Order

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The cause of Bobbi Kristina Brown's death has been determined, but the medical examiner's office won't publicly unveil autopsy results because of a court... Read More