Black Unemployment Dips to 5-Year Low

The black unemployment rate fell to a five-year low in November, according to the latest jobs report by the Labor Department, but economists saw little to celebrate as Congress inaction threatens the federal unemployment insurance programs that helps millions of ...

Stone Mountain woman is Georgia winner of $648 million Mega Millions jackpot

A Stone Mountain woman has won half of the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot in U.S. history and has taken the cash option, which after taxes, will be about $120 million, Georgia Lottery President Debbie Alford said Wednesday.

Senate confirms Morehouse grad Jeh Johnson to lead homeland security

The Senate broke another Republican filibuster on Monday in confirming former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson to head the Homeland Security Department.

Nelson Mandela laid to rest: Goodbye Tata. Sleep well

Nelson Mandela ached to come home, his family says, and he did so Sunday -- his burial the last part of a long journey that had lasted nearly a century.

Atlanta Mourns Nelson Mandela

Atlanta and Georgia joins the world in mourning the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela Thursday at the age of 95.

BP Accused of Racism Against Fired Black Top Exec

BP fired a top executive after warning her that braiding her hair and wearing dashikis made her colleagues "uncomfortable."

2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen in massive hack

Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others, according to a report released this week.

RNC clarifies tweet that suggests racism is over

As the Republican National Committee has been working to expand its outreach to African-Americans, it now finds itself playing defense after a well-intentioned but unpolished tweet honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks seemed to ignite some backlash.

Extended: Obamacare enrollment deadline for January 1 coverage

The Obama administration announced Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services will extend a key Obamacare deadline by one week.

Google, Microsoft Move to Block Child Porn

Google and Microsoft are teaming up to try to rid the internet of child pornography.

Mayor Reed Joins Vice President Joe Biden on Panama Trip

Mayor Kasim Reed will travel to Panama with Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, November 18 to meet with President Ricardo Martinelli and to tour the Panama Canal expansion project.

Election Roundup: Detroit Voters Elect 1st White Mayor in 4 Decades

When Mike Duggan recites the oath of office in January as Detroit’s first white mayor in four decades, he may - in a way - give the eulogy to a period of racial divide that has defined much of the ...

The Obamacare Mess!

Political accusations were hurled; apologies were given and promises were made, but no one is exactly sure when people will be able to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Health Care websites without any glitches.

Senators bicker over state stand your ground laws

Trayvon Martin’s mother told a panel of senators Tuesday that state "stand your ground" self-defense laws do not work and must be amended, reviving the politically charged gun control issue a year ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.

Judge orders surveillance images released in teen's gym death

Surveillance images and other materials that could shed light on the January death of a Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled up high school gym mat must be released to the boy's parents, a Lowndes County judge ruled Wednesday.