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President Barack Obama again defended Colin Kaepernick's right to protest during CNN's presidential town on Wednesday night.

Rep. Robert Pittenger, a North Carolina congressman, expressed regret for inflammatory statements he made on live television in which he said Charlotte protesters "hate white people because white people are successful and they're not."

Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick spoke out on a photo that appeared to show the two NFL players in each other's faces.

The Baltimore County police officers who shot and killed Korryn Gaines after an hours-long standoff in August will not face charges, according to Gaines' family attorney J. Wyndal Gordon.

New York Police Commissioner James O'Neill revealed investigators will probe family, friends, social media, and Rahami's whereabouts to piece together the chain of events.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday reignited controversy about his role in the birther movement after he refused “again to acknowledge that President Obama was born in the United States,” writes The New York Times. The move prompted his campaign, not Trump, to release a statement saying the candidate believes the president was indeed […]

"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.

Cory Booker has always kept mum about his dating life, but his appearance at a Refinery29 party during New York Fashion Week is stirring up rumors that the New Jersey senator may be entertaining a special lady.

The Miami Dolphins and the Seattle Seahawks staged protests during the National Anthem at a Sunday afternoon game in Miami.

Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.

President Obama and The First Lady gracefully cover the October issue of Essence Magazine for a farewell issue, set to hit newsstands on September 9.

Pam Bondi faced a tight reelection race during the March fundraiser, which cost an estimated $3,000 per-person to attend.