The President will outline the unfairness in much of our criminal justice system, highlight bipartisan ideas for reform, and lay out his own ideas to make our justice system fairer, smarter, and more cost-effective while keeping the American people safe and secure.
President Barack Obama announced the end to a federal program that supplies local police departments with surplus military gear, saying it alienates the public.
Source: ABC News An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, killing at least seven people, was traveling an estimated 106 mph before it crashed, officials said today. The speed limit in the section of track where the accident took place is 50 mph, according to the Federal Railroad Administration and the National […]
On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will unveil what is being called a “progressive contract with America.” De Blasio’s 13-point plan includes: Universal pre-kindergarten Paid family leave $15 minimum wage Higher taxes on the wealthy Opposition to unfair trade laws Comprehensive immigration reform All of these items highlighted sound wonderful, but according […]
Source: Aaron Katersky and Emily Shapiro / ABC News George Zimmerman was involved in a shooting incident today in Lake Mary, Florida, police said. Zimmerman flagged down an officer — saying someone shot at him and his car, said Bianca Gillet, a spokeswoman for the Lake Mary Police Department, at a news conference. Zimmerman, 31, […]
The stepfather of Freddie Gray says the family is satisfied with prosecutors charging six police officers involved in Gray’s arrest. (May 1)
Hundreds of volunteers are cleaning up the wreckage after riots broke out in Baltimore on Monday, just hours after a funeral for Freddie Gray, who died of a mysterious spinal injury while he was in police custody. (April 28)
Source: Brian Steinberg / Variety Bill O’Reilly or Megyn Kelly reach more viewers in a single hour than nearly anyone else on Fox News Channel, but are they as busy as Harris Faulkner? Faulkner, 49, has quietly become an almost ubiquitous presence at the 21st Century Fox-owned network, hosting an hour of “Fox Report Weekend” on Sunday evenings as […]
Amnesty International has a long tradition of working with artists to amplify the stories and voice of human rights defenders through film, music, art, and other media. Hear Harry Belafonte, Annie Lennox, Jesse Williams, Piper Kerman, Nusrat Durranni, Lemon Andersen, Favianna Rodriguez, Jesse Krimes, Jie-Song Zhang, Brandan Odums, Laura Poitras, and moderator Toure discuss the […]
Roland Martin appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to analyze President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address and the multiple Republican responses. Two of the night’s most notable GOP responses came from Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst and Texas’ Sen. Ted Cruz. Watch the video to see what made their responses so memorable.