National

(New York, NY) -- Large crowds of protesters are marching through the streets of New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles expressing their outrage over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case. The march in New York stretches for several blocks. There's no sign in either...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. economy is growing even faster than experts thought heading into the end of the year. The gross domestic product growth was adjusted from an increase of three-point-five to three-point-nine percent in Tuesday morning's Commerce Department report...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, says he opened fire that August day out of fear for his own life. In an interview with ABC's "World News Tonight," Officer Darren Wilson detailed his version of the events that left the unarmed...
(Little Rock, AR) -- A federal judge says Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker handed down the ruling Tuesday saying the state's amendment denied U.S. constitutional guarantees of equal protection under the law for same-sex...
(Chicago, IL) -- President Obama is making another plea for calm in Ferguson, Missouri. Speaking in Chicago, the President said many people of color believe American laws are not enforced uniformly and fairly. He also condemned destructive behavior that is rooted in frustration...
(Arlington, VA) -- The U.S. will conclude its combat mission in Afghanistan at the end of this year while reaching out to Sunni tribes in Iraq's Al-Anbar province. Press Office Director with the U.S. Department of State Jeff Rathke discussed those developments during a Tuesday...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The mayor of Ferguson, Missouri James Knowles says Officer Darren Wilson remains on administrative leave following the grand jury's decision to not indict him for the shooting death of Michael Brown. The decision Monday night led to outrage by protestors and...
(Undated) -- Veteran newsman and author Mark Whitaker says he was wrong not to address the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby in his new biography about the comedy legend. Whitaker tweeted his mea culpa Monday in response to a column by David Carr of "The New York...
(Washington, DC) -- The DC-based Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good calls it a time of great national pain, following last night's grand jury decision in Missouri. Senior fellow Christopher Hale says the nation needs to work harder to end distrust based on skin color. The...