Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Wife Ciara Welcome Baby Girl

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his popstar wife Ciara are now parents to a baby girl, Sienna Princess Wilson. The couple announced the birth...

British Heavyweight Boxing Star Joshua Knocks out Ukrainian Boxer Klitschko for Heavyweight Titles

LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua survived the first knockdown of his young career, coming back to drop Wladimir Klitschko twice before stopping him in...

After Months Away, Obama Returns to Political Spotlight

After a three-month hiatus from the political spotlight, former President Barack Obama returned to his home city of Chicago on April 24 to discuss...

New Scrutiny of Timeline after Arkansas Executes 3rd Black Inmate in 8 Days

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas wrapped up an accelerated executions schedule with a lethal injection that left the condemned inmate lurching and convulsing...

Questions Persist in Death of First Black Woman to Serve on New York’s Highest...

NEW YORK (AP) — When Sheila Abdus-Salaam agreed to speak this month at an alumni gathering at Columbia Law School, it was business as...

Arizona Man Convicted of Killing Best Friend, Woman, 4 Kids

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona prisoner was convicted Tuesday of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four...

Cuba Gooding Sr., Singer and Father of Oscar-Winning Actor, Found Dead in Car

LOS ANGELES — Cuba Gooding Sr., the father of an Oscar-winning actor and a chart-topping R&B singer in his own right, was found dead...

Frederick Douglass Featured on New Quarter

Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist who escaped slavery and later served as a statesman and civil rights leader, graces the back of a quarter that...

Album with Rare 1860s Harriet Tubman Photo Sells for $161K

NEW YORK (AP) — An album containing a rare photograph of 19th century abolitionist and Underground Railroad hero Harriet Tubman was sold Thursday at...

Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman as President

A Black woman has been elected president of the Harvard Law Review—the first in the revered publication’s 130-year history. ImeIme Umana, one of four daughters...

Viola Davis Wins Supporting Actress Oscar for ‘Fences’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viola Davis needs to make room in her trophy case. On Sunday she won the best supporting actress Oscar for "Fences,"...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ Scares up Big $30.5 Million Debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller "Get Out," to a chart-topping opening weekend...