| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- For many people at the National Mall on Wednesday, it was an opportunity to honor family members who had fought in the civil rights movement.
At the 50th anniversary celebration of the March on Washington, Jesse N. Holmes, a local...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida.
A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
| Aug 21, 2013
"We expect our schools to educate young people not only in academics but in what constitutes respect ... in a civil society."
The U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia handed down a decision this month in a case involving two middle school...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:18 PM
HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Alberta Currie, the great-granddaughter of slaves, was born in a farmhouse surrounded by tobacco and cotton fields. Her mother, Willie Pearl, gave birth with the assistance of a midwife.
No birth certificate was issued; a...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Carol Gilliam is an acclaimed trial lawyer who specializes in employment law. She started her career at prestigious firms including Irell and Manella, and then became Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Division, specializing in civil rights,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington is next week, and to commemorate the occasion, NBC News is planning to re-air the Aug. 25, 1963, edition of "Meet the Press," which featured King as the guest, on Sunday.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:22 AM
CAIRO -- The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, who was arrested early Tuesday, will stand trial with other members of the Islamist organization on charges that include inciting murder, Egyptian prosecutors said.
The arrest of Supreme Guide...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Pressure is building on British authorities to explain the use of anti-terrorism legislation to detain the partner of an American journalist who published information about U.S. surveillance leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...
| May 16, 2013
| 6:05 PM
New video surfaced on the Internet on Thursday purporting to show Syrian rebel fighters killing 11 prisoners they accused of taking part in massacres by forces loyal to President Bashar Assad.
It was the latest of many grisly videos that have...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
CAIRO -- The passions fueling Egypt's political turbulence arose directly from the "Arab Spring" of 2011, but they have deeper roots in a decades-long struggle over the nation's identity between two authoritarian forces -- Islamists and a secular military...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
CAIRO -- The policemen in their white uniforms and tilted berets are back, patrolling neighborhoods, protecting schools, writing tickets and, when the summer heat reaches its pitch, napping in the clamorous shade along the Nile.
Once the reviled face of...