‘AFRO’ Launches iPhone Application

For many businesses, the ever-increasing pressures of keeping pace with the latest advances in technology often makes them feel like they’re falling behind. But officials...

Haiti: A Year after the Quake, Waiting to Rebuild

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The man's body was face down, his white dress shirt shining like wax in the sun, as he was unearthed...

Remembering a King

His imprint on the world is indelible. In life, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a poet-warrior-priest who led and inspired a movement. Armed with...

Steele Predicts a Win

Days before the 168-member Republican National Committee voted for its new chairman, Michael Steele seemed confident that he would be re-elected for a second...

Remarks of President Barack Obama At a Memorial Service for the Victims of...

To the families of those we’ve lost; to all who called them friends; to the students of this university, the public servants gathered tonight,...

Scott Sisters Released from Miss. Prison

At 9 a.m. on Jan. 7, the Scott sisters drove away from the state detention center in Mississippi for the first time in 16...

U.S. Discrimination Case Still Sizzling after Conviction

PART I of a periodic series: The Terrorism of Racism WASHINGTON (TEWire) — Reginald Bailey seemed to have done everything right. The 1995 business administration...

Factories Grow for 17th Straight Month in Dec.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers produced more goods and booked more orders last month, leading to the fastest growth in factory activity since May. The...

Obama Returns to Washington to Face Emboldened GOP

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama got what he wanted from his Hawaiian vacation: nearly two weeks away from the spotlight before returning to...

Miss. Gov. Barbour Suspends Life Sentences of Scott Sisters Jailed for $11 Robbery

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour on Dec. 29 suspended the life sentences of two sisters jailed for an armed robbery that netted just $11—but the...

Rangel Calls on Supporters to Contribute to His Legal Trust Fund

Facing a mountain of lawyer bills and the possibility of a fresh round of ethics charges, Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) is asking supporters to...

2010 Year in Review

This was a banner year for the media—news was prodigious, often fast-breaking and meaty enough to make even the most abstemious news observer sit...