Isaiah Sheppard

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Florida's debate: Self-defense?

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A verdict in the city of Jacksonville is again raising the issue of self-defense and race in Florida, just seven months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting of a black teenager, Trayvon Martin.<p>Michael Dunn, a 47-year-old software developer, could face 60 years …

'RapFix Live' Kicks Off With Words Of Wisdom From Sway And 'Sammy Needlz

Clip1/14/2014<p>"Yes, it's true, he is Ben Affleck's little brother," jokes Sway of 'Sammy Needlz good looks before diving in to favorite albums of 2013.<p>…

MUST-WATCH: SUPERMAN VS THE HULK in Stunning Homemade CGI Movie

Credit: Mike Habjan<p>It's one of the oldest and most hotly debated questions in all of comic book fandom: Who would win in a fight, Hulk or …

Comic Books

What’s Going On with Superman Unchained?

In a recent interview with Hero Complex, Jim Lee is quoted as saying:<p><i>HC: I was intrigued to read about “Batman: Europa.” What’s going on with …

Scott Snyder

KKK tries to recruit new members in Ohio

The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, based in Eden, N.C., has chapters in 16 states, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.<p>CINCINNATI -- Many residents of Hillsboro, Ohio, woke Sunday to find Ku Klux Klan fliers on their automobile windshields, part of a large recruiting effort by a …

George Zimmerman’s wife: 'I have doubts but I also believe the evidence'

In the midst of divorce proceedings against husband George Zimmerman, Shellie Zimmerman said she has doubts about what really happened in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin last year, she told Matt Lauer in an exclusive interview.<p>"I'm conflicted on that,'' Shellie told Lauer on TODAY …

Fake a Big Shot - Chase Jarvis

US Gov Sues The Art Institutes for $11 Billion Fraud

The Art Institutes, one of the nation’s largest for-profit school systems where people can receive an education in photography, has come under fire. …

After Trayvon: Will There Be Justice for Florida’s Other Stand Your Ground Victim?

In the backdraft of the Trayvon Martin debacle, Florida – and its bungling special prosecutor, Angela Corey – will be under fierce pressure to …

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

The typographic works of Tomasz Biernat

Elizabeth Warren Introducing A Bill That Would Be Wall Street's Worst Nightmare

Glass-Steagall is the 1933 law that separated commercial and investment banking. Back in 1999 it was repealed by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act at the urging of Wall Street heavyweights like then-Citi CEO Sandy Weill.<p>Then the financial crisis happened. Many banks failed and others got swallowed up into …

Wall Street

Jason Ferruggia’s Renegade Fitness

You want to lose fat fast.<p>So what do you do?<p>Find a hill and run up it. Today. Seriously. Do it.<p>You don’t have to go balls out like you’re trying to …

Do You Need Cardio For Fat Loss?

I am going to ask you a question, and without thinking I want you to blurt out the first answer that comes to mind. Ready? Here's the question:<p><i>How</i> …

Obama Signs Open Data Executive Order: U.S. Government Data To Be Made Freely Available

Interesting news out of The White House this this morning announcing an Open Data Executive Order signed by President Obama. Along with the order is an accompanying Open Data Policy released by the Office of Management and Budget and Office of Science and Technology Policy. The order states that …

Obama’s full speech at the 2013 White House correspondents’ dinner - The Washington Post

3:36<p>How 'Respect,' Aretha Franklin's iconic song, came to be<p>2:42<p>Remembering Aretha Franklin, the 'Queen of Soul'<p>1:28<p>Firefighters in Genoa are using drones after the bridge collapse<p>2:11<p>Trump's tension with Omarosa Manigault Newman, from the boardroom to the White House<p>1:54<p>Italy: Rescuers work to …

These Lighting Patterns Will Make Your Portrait Photographs Rock

Familiarizing yourself with different lighting patterns isn't just to help you diversify your portrait portfolio. Depending on what you are trying …

Why does America lose its head over 'terror' but ignore its daily gun deaths? | Michael Cohen

The thriving metropolis of Boston was turned into a ghost town on Friday. Nearly a million Bostonians were asked to stay in their homes – and …

Four ways the media failed in covering the Boston bombings, and one reason why

It’s been a tiring week for anyone in the media—and a sobering one for anyone in the media with a conscience. The coverage of the Boston Marathon saga, from the bombing on Monday to the capture of suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday, brought out some of the very worst features of news in …

Journalism

Fox set to show NRA-sponsored Nascar race despite senator's protest

The Fox television network looks set to broadcast the NRA-sponsored Nascar Sprint Cup on Saturday, despite a plea from a Connecticut senator to pull …

Florida police officer fired for bringing Trayvon Martin target to gun range

A US police officer accused of bringing targets resembling the fatally shot teen Trayvon Martin to a gun range has been fired.<p>Port Canaveral, …

Teenager exposes India's 'one month wives' sex tourism

A 17-year-old girl has exposed the scale of Islamic sex tourism in India where Muslim men from the Middle East and Africa are buying 'one month wives' for sex.<p>Campaigners for Muslim women's rights said while short term 'contract marriages' are illegal in <b>India</b> and forbidden in Islam, they are …

Gun Owners React to Senate's New Proposals