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Background Check Lapse Let Dylann Roof Buy His Gun

Dylann Roof should not have been able to buy the gun he’s accused of using to kill nine people inside a South Carolina church. Because Roof had admitted possessing drugs…

Newser | July 10, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Amazon Dumps The Confederate Flag

The movement to ditch the Confederate flag is now steamrolling along: Amazon and eBay today forbid the sale of any flag-related merchandise, reports CNN. (Walmart already did so, as did…

Newser | June 23, 2015 - 5:45 pm

President Obama Gets Candid About Race On WTF! With Marc Maron Podcast, Catches Flack For Using The N-Word

As you might expect, conservatives are being ridiculously and deliberately obtuse about Obama’s use of the n-word during the interview.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Family Members Of Victims In Charleston Shooting Forgive Shooter

In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Charleston, an unbelievable display of grace took place today from some of the families of the victims.

Addressing Dylann Roof…

Katrin Higher | June 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

Nine Dead In Charleston Church Shooting; Shooter Still On The Loose

Nine people were killed during a Bible study group at historically black Emanuel American Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina last night. Police are conducting an “all-out manhunt” for…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 18, 2015 - 8:32 am