| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:03 AM
As the Olympics kick off in London, many spectators have been baffled and spooked by mascots Wenlock and Mandeville, billed as bits of Olympic stadium steel enchanted by a rainbow. The curious creatures, named for a Shropshire town and a hospital with...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Natina Reed, a member of the R&B group Blaque and an actress best known for her role in the 2000 cheerleader comedy "Bring It On," died Friday at the age of 32.
According to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Reed was struck by a car late...
| Jan 19, 2013
James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89.
Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...