LOS ANGELES (AP) — Children who love to dance, act or play sports have summer camps specialized just for them. But many parents don't realize that kids who are passionate about pets can have the same immersive experience.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former University of Oklahoma student who led a racist chant apologized personally to the leader of Oklahoma's Legislative Black Caucus and plans to meet with more civic leaders before speaking publicly about the incident for the first time, a state senator said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After amassing a huge collection of recorded voices in the United States and creating a popular fixture on public radio, the national oral history project StoryCorps is going global.
SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A parole board panel that had earlier approved the release of a convicted cop killer without any input from the officer's family rescinded that decision Wednesday after an outcry from the victim's relatives, prosecutors and police officers.
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The former University of Oklahoma student seen in a video leading a racist song at a fraternity outing plans to meet civil rights leaders on Wednesday and offer an apology for his actions, a state senator said. The student, Levi Pettit, has asked for the meeting that will be attended by groups including the local chapter of the NAACP, according to Senator Anastasia Pittman, head of Oklahoma's Legislative Black Caucus.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg in North Carolina said it will provide an update on Wednesday in the case of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan who was released last summer. The Army has been reviewing the circumstances surrounding Bergdahl's capture amid accusations that was captured after walking away from his post. An independent Army review was looking at whether any charge or disciplinary action was merited in the case. U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg said it would provide a statement on the case at 3:30 p.m. EDT. ...
DENVER (AP) — The legalization of marijuana in Colorado hasn't solved the racial disparities in enforcement that drug-policy reformers had hoped to end, with blacks still far more likely than whites to be charged with pot-related crimes, a new report says.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Along a short stretch of winding road through a nondescript apartment complex, two memorials of stuffed animals mark the spots where young men died. The sites are separated by roughly 1,000 feet, but in a sense are worlds apart.