Source: Chris Strauss / USA Today As the star of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant has led by his actions since arriving in town as the team’s franchise player in 2008. Now he’s taking an ever bigger leadership role in the community, donating $1 million to the Oklahoma Red Cross to help with relief efforts following [...]
WASHINGTON WATCH: The Impact Of Jason Collins Coming Out; Is He A Hero? (VIDEO)Roland Martin talks with National Sports Columnist and Shirley Povich Chair in Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland, Kevin Blackistone; Founder and CEO of the Black Men's Xchange, Cleo Manago and President and CEO for the Center for Black Equity, Earl Fowlkes about NBA Center Jason Collins coming out to announce that he is gay.
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Source: Anthony Castellano / ABC News Some of the children killed in the devastating tornado that tore through Moore, Okla., were from Plaza Towers Elementary School, which has gone from a search-and-rescue operation to a body-recovery effort, officials said. Monday’s tornado tore a 12-mile path of destruction that killed 24 [...]
Video taken from a helicopter shows the extent of damage caused by Monday’s tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. (May 21)
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Source: Eun Kyung Kim / Today Show / NBC News As stories of survival emerged from sites devastated Monday by the Oklahoma tornado, so did accounts of the heroic actions of teachers who risked their lives to save students from the deadly storm. The tornado [...]
Source: Christina Wilkie / The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — As frantic rescue missions continued Monday in Oklahoma following the catastrophic tornadoes that ripped through the state, it appeared increasingly likely that residents who lost homes and businesses would turn to the federal government for emergency disaster aid. That could put the state’s two Republican senators in an [...]
Roland Martin talks with retired Gen. John Hawkins about the issue of sexual assaults in the military.
President Obama sought to ensure the people of Moore, Okla. on Tuesday that his administration is sending disaster relief aid “right away” to the tornado-devastated suburb of Oklahoma City.
Source: AP / CBS News NORMAN, OKLA. More severe weather is in the forecast for parts of the central United States already reeling from powerful tornadoes this week. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., says golf ball-sized hail, powerful winds and isolated, strong tornadoes could strike areas of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma on [...]
Source: Brett Molina and Mike Snider / USA Today Microsoft is hosting an event at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters Tuesday, where it is expected to announce the successor to the Xbox 360. An invitation sent to media outlets last month teases “a new generation revealed.” Although few official details have emerged on the new Xbox [...]
President Obama speaks at the Morehouse College commencement ceremony.