With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama — known for her healthy eating initiative in American schools — will hand out Hershey kisses, cookies, candy and other sweets to thousands of children Friday at the White House.
The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture expenditure is to dole out $17,500 in grant dollars to give students at New Mexico State University an idea of what it’s like to be overweight, using so-called fat vests.
“The Queen Latifah Show” is canceling an upcoming appearance by Bill Cosby to promote his new comedy tour after allegations resurfaced that he sexually assaulted 13 women.
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly said in a back-and-forth televised discussion with fellow talk show host Tavis Smiley that Republicans by and large are afraid to reach out to the black community because they don’t want to be labeled racist.
Regardless of whether Brittany Maynard decides to end her life this weekend, her story has reignited debate over the moral and religious implications of dying on one’s own terms.
The practical translation: Americans will spend $7.4 billion on Halloween this year — that includes $350 million that will go towards pet costumes.