Source: New York Daily News A Seattle teen shot and killed a man for his cellphone — then went to a friend’s house and complained the stolen gizmo wasn’t nice enough, police say. Byron White, 17, now faces charges as an adult for killing David Peterson last month in the Washington city’s Greenwood neighborhood. A Seattle teen […]
Lupita Nyong’o delivered an emotional speech during Essence magazine’s seventh annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon.
Bernice King has reluctantly agreed to turn over her father’s personal Bible and Nobel Peace Prize, but she continues to urge her brothers not to sell the historical items.
The Senate blocked a bill that would strip senior military commanders of authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses in the ranks. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand called the vote ‘painful,’ but vowed to keep fighting for victims. (March 6)
Source: Larry Copeland / USA Today ATLANTA — The city’s public school system, already reeling from a far-reaching teacher cheating scandal that is still unfolding, was rocked again Wednesday by new cheating allegations — this time against parents who allegedly falsified documents so their children could attend one of the city’s football powerhouses and play […]
Silicon Valley’s economy is growing, with some of the highest incomes in the U.S. and the largest share of high-wage jobs. But those gains have doubled housing costs over five years while wages for low and middle skilled workers are stagnant. (March 6)
Source: Karen Leo and Alison Kenworthy / ABC News While Michelle Obama’s husband, the president of the United States, is fighting fires in Ukraine, battling Congress and traveling the country, the first lady is dealing with a crisis of sorts much closer to home. Obama, 50, is preparing for a rite of passage faced by […]
Source: Ryan Jaslow / CBS News Scientists claim they have safely introduced engineered immune cells in 12 people with HIV that have the ability to resist the virus. Researchers are lauding it as a step toward paving the way to curing the disease. Typically, patients must stay on HIV treatments the rest of their lives. “This […]
A substitute who was teaching in a Caledonia, Michigan school is accused of using racial slurs toward students in a classroom. Carri Briggs says her children were in their sixth-grade classroom at Kraft Meadows Middle School when the incident happened. WOOD-TV reports. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
Source: Chiderah Monde / New York Daily News The first look at Oprah Winfrey’s attempt to rescue Lindsay Lohan’s career through a reality show intervention debuted online Tuesday, and it’s clear the queen of interviewing isn’t playing any games. “You need to cut the bulls–t,” Winfrey, 60, tells Lohan in the 2-minute sneak peek. “You […]