Robert F. Kennedy

In L.A. stop, Parkland students continue push for gun control and voter registration

The Parkland students — survivors of a February mass shooting in Florida — brought their activism to Los Angeles this week as they try to maintain momentum in their push for greater gun control at the local and national level.<p>The students, part of a recently formed organization called March for Our …

Gun Control

Nazi Titanic: That Time the Nazis Made a $180 Million Propaganda Film

The strange story of a failed propaganda film, and its role in thousands of deaths<p>In 1943, Nazi Germany produced the most expensive propaganda film …

Titanic

How Anti-Science Forces Thrive On Facebook

<b>In January, Natural News shared</b> a big story on Facebook: A federal scientist had affirmed Donald Trump’s belief that vaccines cause autism.<p>According …

Public Health

1968: Medals stand protest became model for sports activism; it just took a while

That autumn night at <i>Estadio Olimpico Universitario</i> might not have been so memorable if Tommie Smith and John Carlos had merely each raised a black-gloved fist into the air.<p>The mournful way in which the U.S. track stars bowed their heads, the vulnerable manner in which they stood shoeless, made the …

Civil Rights

With ‘strongman politics’ on the rise, Obama affirms Mandela’s democratic vision

On the eve of Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday anniversary, 15,000 people—including South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa and Mandela’s widow, …

South Africa

Rewinding the Charts: In 1968, Johnny Cash Went to Prison, and to No. 1 on Hot Country Songs

The Man in Black reigned with his classic "Folsom Prison Blues."<p>When Johnny Cash performed "Folsom Prison Blues" at California's Folsom State Prison …

Music

When were you most worried about America? Philadelphians share their stories

Over 70 percent of Americans believe that this country’s democracy has reached a “dangerous low point.” For many people, that translates into deep …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Joe Kennedy III: The Trump administration is 'letting people down everyday'

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III swung by “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Thursday, telling the comedian his faith remains strong in the American …

Joe Kennedy III

'Our Republican majority is doing nothing;' Rep. Joseph Kennedy says on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Fresh off a vote on election security on the House floor, Massachusetts Rep. Joseph Kennedy III appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and …

Stephen Colbert

Watch discussion live at the City Club

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Author James Robenalt will talk at the City Club Friday about the role that Cleveland had during the civil rights movement.<p>Malcolm …

Civil Rights

Higher speed limit on Omaha Interstate system takes effect

Motorists on the Interstate system in Omaha can drive faster now — a speed limit change took effect Thursday.<p>The speed limit increased from 60 to 65 …

Omaha

Can Wayne Rooney bring success back to DC United?

Can Wayne Rooney bring success back to DC United? Ahead of their game against Atlanta United live on Sky Sports on Saturday evening, World Football …

Soccer

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport passenger volume keeps rising

Passenger traffic through Cleveland Hopkins International Airport was higher for the first six months of 2018 than for the first half of any year …

Cleveland

'Putin's favorite congressman' Dana Rohrabacher once pretended to be a woman to 'badger' RFK killer Sirhan Sirhan

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), known as “Putin’s favorite congressman,” has found himself embroiled in a freshly erupting scandal involving an alleged …

Liberal View

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Jackie Kennedy

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis would have turned 89 at the end of July. As President John F. Kennedy’s first lady, the elegantly dressed, …

Culture

Day 6: Monsanto’s Head of Consumer Safety Explains Why He Never Returned Plaintiff's Phone Calls

<i>Thanks to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for providing a first-hand account of the sixth day in court in the Dewayne Johnson vs. Monsanto Co. trial.</i> …

Monsanto

Myanmar’s Military Planned Rohingya Genocide, Rights Group Says

BANGKOK — Myanmar’s military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released on Thursday by the advocacy group Fortify Rights based on testimony from 254 survivors, officials and workers over a 21-month period.<p>The 162-page report …

Asia

Here’s What Exploitation Of Domestic Workers Looks Like

Delphine Lee for BuzzFeed News<p><b>Most afternoons, June Barrett leaves</b> the Miami apartment that she shares with her twin sister to take a ten-minute cab …

Barrett

Listen to the "CBS This Morning" podcast

Start your day with award-winning co-hosts Norah O'Donnell, Gayle King and John Dickerson in Studio 57, as they bring you the most important …

Audiophile

As Human Rights Deteriorate In Myanmar, U.S. Leadership Is Lacking

Over the last two weeks, I have traveled to Myanmar and Bangladesh. This was my first visit back to Myanmar in more than five years. And while I am a chronic optimist, my visit offered grim confirmation of the dramatic deterioration of conditions in the country, especially for the Rohingya ethnic …

Human Rights

Monsanto Trial: Toxicologist Explains to Jury How Monsanto Colluded With EPA

<i>Thanks to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for providing a recap of the fourth and fifth day in court in the Dewayne Johnson vs. Monsanto Co. trial.</i> …

Monsanto

The Deep History Behind Barack Obama’s Speech for the Centennial of Nelson Mandela’s Birth

When Barack Obama delivers the 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Johannesburg on Tuesday, to mark this week’s centennial of the late …

South Africa

FRONTLINE Uncovers New Cases of Sex Abuse by United Nations Peacekeepers

<b>UN Sex Abuse Scandal</b> <br>Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 10 p.m. ET / 9 p.m. CT on PBS & online<p>pbs.org/frontline/un-sex-abuse-scandal<br>www.facebook.com/frontline …

Peace

How Bob McNair Is Shaping His Reputation as an NFL Owner

Given time and enough publicity, the NFL’s team owners cultivate a reputation by which the general public knows them. Jerry Jones is the oil tycoon …

South Carolina

Richard Siegel and ‘The Jewish Catalog’

I did not know Richard Siegel. I met him once briefly, I think in Los Angeles, but I did not know the man. His death last week passed largely …

Jewish Culture

Strzok’s Testimony Before Congress was Shameless Arrogance

Two political events from last week stand out: One is FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok’s testimony in front of two U.S. House oversight committees and …

Donald Trump

He was a political power broker who helped shape NC’s reputation for moderation

Bert L. Bennett Jr., who for 40 years was North Carolina’s most important Democratic Party power broker helping shape the state’s reputation for …

North Carolina

Review: THE DEATH AND LIFE OF MARY JO KOPECHNE Gives Voice to the Woman Who Inadvertently Changed American Political History

In the tumultuous month of July 1969, two events grabbed an extraordinary amount of media coverage. Perhaps the best remembered occurred on July 20 …

Ted Kennedy

Baseball All-Star Game timeline: Memorable Giants and A’s moments

July 6, 1933<p>The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is held at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Among the participants (including players, managers …

Baseball

BASEBALL BOOMS AGAIN | Vault

In Washington President Nixon sits down to dinner and asks his son-in-law, David Eisenhower, for a report on the Senators—the baseball team, not the …

Baseball