Civil rights activist Evelyn Gibson Lowery, who with her husband the Rev. Joseph Lowery participated in the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery march in Alabama, died Thursday morning at her Atlanta home, a family spokeswoman said.
The Navy was unaware until after the killings at the Washington Navy Yard that gunman Aaron Alexis had been arrested in 2004 for shooting out the tires on a vehicle and claiming he had blacked out in anger, a senior Navy official told reporters
With a series of potential disasters hovering over the nation like a demon storm, the most prominent words of a Washington-based word cloud would be: government shutdown, continuing resolution, debt limit and Obamacare.
Two African-American women who accepted offers last week to pledge Greek organizations at the University of Alabama were still receiving congratulations Monday, three days after the university announced that historically white sororities on cam