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LAGOS, Nigeria — Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that Nigeria's security forces fired upon two large gatherings of peaceful protesters Tuesday night, killing 12 people calling for an end to police brutality.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson can return to NASCAR competition next season following a long suspension for using a racial slur while playing a video game.
The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced playeingfor the Hawkeyes.
James Altman is a Roman Catholic priest in Wisconsin, little known outside his parish until a few weeks ago. Robert Jeffress is the high-profile pastor of a Baptist megachurch in Dallas. They have a message in common for members of their faiths: Voting for Democrats who support abortion rights is an evil potentially deserving of eternal damnation.
Inspired by the global protests against systemic racism and police brutality, Nigerian American blogger Nifesimi Akingbe donned a black shirt that read “I am Black history,” and began recording a video.
NEW YORK – “Sesame Street” has always pressed for inclusion. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it’s going further – teaching children to stand up against racism.
SEATTLE — The Washington state attorney general's office has fired a senior criminal investigator after a server at a Tacoma restaurant said the investigator allegedly made a scene and stiffed her on her tip for wearing a Black Lives Matter button.
Tech giants Google and Oracle are clashing at the Supreme Court in a copyright dispute that's worth billions and important to the future of software development.
A self-described member of the Proud Boys, a far-right group, pleaded not guilty to a dozen charges Thursday related to clashes in the streets of Portland, Oregon, between right- and left-wing demonstrators in the run-up to November's presidential election.
LOS ANGELES — Gabrielle Union and NBC said Tuesday that they have settled their differences in their dispute over her firing as a judge on “America's Got Talent,” which she said was retaliation for her complaints that the show tolerated racism on the set.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A diverse crowd of hundreds marched in Louisville’s streets chanting “Black Lives Matter” on Saturday night, the fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – It’s not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America’s critics has taken note, using recent months’ demonstrations and graphic images of police violence to denounce the country at the United Nations’ gathering of world leaders this year.
The Justice Department is seeking an immediate ban on downloads of WeChat in Apple and Google app stores, saying the Chinese-owned messaging service is a threat to the security of the United States.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last Friday at the age of 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Though diminutive in stature, “The Notorious RBG,” who was the second woman on the Supreme Court, nominated in 1993, became a larger than life figure.
ROME — The Vatican on Tuesday reaffirmed its stance that euthanasia and assisted suicide are “intrinsically evil,” and told priests they should minister to those contemplating such deaths to try to change their minds but shouldn’t be present at the end if they don’t.
SALEM – Hundreds of people gathered Monday afternoon in a small town south of Portland for a pro-President Donald Trump vehicle rally – just over a week after a member of a far-right group was fatally shot after a Trump caravan went through Oregon’s largest city.
The Metropolitan King County Council has voted 5-4 to not extend the contract of the civilian director of the county’s Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO), after praising her work but saying workplace issues have soured her time there.
More than 50 Black former McDonald’s franchise owners are suing the burger chain, saying the company steered them to less-profitable restaurants and didn’t give them the same support and opportunities given white franchisees.
This much we can say with certainty: A 17-year-old visibly armed with a semi-automatic rifle in the thick of a violent protest is a powder keg by itself. Kyle Rittenhouse of Antioch, Illinois, has been arrested and charged as an adult so far in connection with two deaths in Kenosha, Wisconsin.