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King's legacy celebrated as Trump, Lewis duel lingers

Civil rights leaders and activists are gathering at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states…

A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions, while strong storms are moving through the Houston area

Driver uses device that blocks license plate to…

Florida man busted with device that rolls black screen over license plate with push of a button

Rights Group Says The Trump Administration Poses…

In its "World Report 2017," Human Rights Watch listed President-elect Donald Trump as a threat to human rights for "politics of intolerance."

Cleveland police have backlog of complaints against officers

Cleveland police are still dealing with a backlog of over 400 unresolved citizen complaints as the department prepares to start training on a new policy about how officers use force

Years after slayings, some seek relief in killer's execution

More than 11 years after the brutal murders of a well-known Richmond family, some hope the execution of the man responsible will close a painful chapter of this community's history

Trumping Trump? Democrat Cuomo courts 'middle-class anger'

An ambitious Democratic governor with possible White House aspirations has a formula for staying blue in the time of Trump: Take your progressive message directly to middle-class voters

Inauguration: What you DON'T know

From Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama, find out who got lassoed and who was the last president to wear a stovepipe hat. Watch and learn!

Lady Liberty Will Be Portrayed As A Black Woman…

The United States Mint unveiled the new $100 gold coin Thursday in celebration of its 225th anniversary.

Man killed after setting off apartment explosion

Police say a man in a small northwestern Wisconsin community was killed after he followed through on his threat to explode a bomb in his apartment building

IMF boosts growth forecast for US, cites Trump impact

The International Monetary Fund is raising its forecast for the U.S. economy this year and in 2018, reflecting an expected boost from the economic policies of President-elect Donald Trump

Military going ahead with plan for low-level fighter jets

A 14-year-old Air National Guard proposal that would allow screeching fighter jets to fly low over parts of Maine and New Hampshire could be considered this year, even though residents living there haven't heard any news in years

Veterans graduate from NS2 Serves and join the…

Cheryl Casone follows up with the training program three years after its launch

C-SPAN Investigates How Its Feed Was Interrupted…

The network's online stream of the House of Representatives suddenly cut to programming from Russia Today for about 10 minutes.

Feds allege KleinBank used discriminatory lending practices

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued a Minnesota bank for allegedly engaging in mortgage lending practices that discriminate against minorities

After long decline, St. Louis tries to rebuild…

St. Louis' fortunes may be looking up, thanks to a surprising surge in business startups

Graduate student aims at lofty goals for honoring…

A suburban New York graduate student has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut-hero John Glenn

Remembering the life and sacrifice of Martin…

Bernice King reflects on her father's legacy

Off-duty Chicago sergeant wounds person after shots fired

Authorities say an off-duty Chicago police sergeant shot and wounded a person after someone in a vehicle opened fire on the sergeant and his companions on the city's northwest side

Lynch to speak at Alabama church that was bombed in 1963

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will deliver the final speech as attorney general in Birmingham at 16th Street Baptist Church

Few Asian-Americans hold top legal jobs, new study says

A new study says Asian-Americans are well-represented among U.S. attorneys but are still missing from leadership positions in the legal profession

Honoring the historic artwork of Charles…

Veteran and USMC artist left more than 300 painting to the National Museum

Storm damages more than 30 homes in small Texas city

Authorities say at least 30 homes have been damaged when a severe storm rolled through parts of Texas

Eddie Long, megachurch pastor embroiled in scandal, dies

Eddie Long, the pastor of a Georgia megachurch whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died