Montreal Police guard the front of the four storey building in Montreal on June 21, 2017, where Amor Ftouhi, who is suspected of stabbing a Michigan airport police officer, lived before traveling to the US earlier this month.
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A police officer was stabbed Wednesday at the Flint, Mich., international airport, and the FBI says it is investigating the incident as a possible act of terrorism because of statements the suspect reportedly made before attacking the officer.
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Brendan Dassey appears in court Monday, April 16, 2007 (AP Photo/Dan Powers, Pool)
If you watched the Netflix docuseries “Making a Murderer,” you probably agree that the confession a teenage Brendan Dassey gave was coerced by police officers who took advantage of a mentally challenged boy who did not have a parent or lawyer present to help him. On Thursday, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled that the confession was improperly obtained, and the state of Wisconsin must either retry Dassey or release him from prison.
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
Former President Barack Obama took to his official Facebook page on Thursday to criticize the new Senate healthcare bill released today, calling it “a massive transfer of wealth” to “the richest people in America,” asking the Senate to “take a step back and measure what’s really at stake.”
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A member of the Florida State University system Board of Governors said during a meeting Tuesday that the gender wage gap is caused by genetics, and not the systemic social and economic causes that continue to favor men over women in the workplace.
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US Representative Cedric Richmond of Louisiana (Photo credit should read Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
Cedric L. Richmond, Democratic Representative from New Orleans and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, wrote a three-page letter Wednesday to Donald Trump declining his invitation to meet with the CBC and outlining the many reasons why the group as a whole is saying no.
Dr Ruth Simmons (Prairie View A&M University)
Dr. Ruth Simmons, who retired as the president of the Ivy League’s Brown University in 2012, has been named interim president of Prairie View A&M University in Texas, replacing President George Wright, who announced on June 12 that he would be stepping down after 14 years to return to teaching history.
Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors player Andre Iguodala took to the airwaves of a Bay Area radio station Tuesday morning to calm down fans who are worried about his impending free agency that begins July 1.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
Kamala Harris, the junior Democratic U.S. Senator from California, released a Spotify playlist in honor of Black Music Month on Tuesday, featuring 50 of her favorite tracks from black artists in the fields of rhythm and blues, jazz, gospel, hip-hop, rap, soul, pop, reggae and funk, allowing us a peek into her personality and what gets her moving.
Kevin Durant (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Kevin Durant is reportedly planning to opt-out of his player option with the Golden State Warriors for the 2017-2018 season and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but he will still sign and stay on with the team that he won his first ever NBA championship with.
Members of the Asian-American rock band “The Slants” (Anthony Pidgeon/Getty Images)
The United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that the government cannot refuse to register a trademark because some may find the trademarked words offensive, saying that the disparagement clause of the copyright law is not an anti-discrimination clause, but rather a “happy-talk” clause.