Emmett Till and his mother honored with the Congressional Gold Medal

December 24, 2022 - 11:54am EST
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The 14-year-old was killed by two white men in 1955 after a white woman accused him of flirting with her. The medal will be on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Jun 14 - 5:34pm EDT

The Stanford Internet Observatory studied how social media platforms are abused. Now, its top leaders are out and future funding is uncertain amid attacks on its work by conservatives.

Jun 14 - 2:42pm EDT

House Republicans held the attorney general in contempt for defying a subpoena, but prosecutors said he enjoys a legal shield because the president claimed executive privilege over tapes they sought.

Jun 14 - 2:42pm EDT

House Republicans held the attorney general in contempt for defying a subpoena, but prosecutors said he enjoys a legal shield because the president claimed executive privilege over tapes they sought.

Jun 14 - 10:15am EDT

The Supreme Court has struck down the federal ban on bump stocks, declaring that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives exceeded its authority when it banned the devices.

Jun 14 - 10:15am EDT

The Supreme Court has struck down the federal ban on bump stocks Friday, declaring that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives exceeded its authority when it banned the devices.

Jun 14 - 3:00am EDT

Flags have been making a lot of headlines lately, and it's not because today is National Flag Day. The upside down flag that was flown outside of Justice Samuel Alito's house after January 6th is back in the headlines again.

Jun 13 - 12:29pm EDT

By a unanimous vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the FDA’s rules for prescribing and dispensing abortion pills.

Jun 13 - 12:18pm EDT

The decision was a loss for part-time Democratic activist Steve Elster, who contended that the living-person exception to the trademark law violated his right of free speech.

Jun 13 - 12:18pm EDT

The decision was a loss for part-time Democratic activist Steve Elster, who contended that the living-person exception to the trademark law violated his right of free speech.