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GOP's Black History ads fall short

GOP's Black History ads fall short


GOP's Black History ads fall short

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 01:49 PM PST

It's February and Black History Month, and networks and major consumer brands are reprising their annual ad campaigns honoring the contributions of African-Americans to the arts, politics, technology and commerce. This year, a new player is sponsoring Black History Month ads: the Republican National Committee.

Mom's addiction comes from pain

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 06:31 AM PST

Caledonia Curry forgave her mother, who was a lifelong addict to heroin, alcohol and pills

Has Bob Dylan sold out?

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 02:42 PM PST

Sean Wilentz says Bob Dylan has been accused of selling out for 50 years, from going country to writing gospel music, to shilling for lingerie and gas guzzlers. He has been fighting his image for a long time.

Lawsuit filed after gym mat death

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 12:52 PM PST

An autopsy revealed that Kendrick Johnson's organs were missing and his body had been stuffed with newspaper. Now his family is suing the funeral home, alleging that throwing out the organs was no accident.

'Biggest Loser' winner: Too thin?

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 12:38 PM PST

When Rachel Frederickson, 24, stepped out onto the stage at NBC's "The Biggest Loser" finale Tuesday night, some wondered if she had gone too far.

Killed after playing loud music?

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 05:34 PM PST

It was the day after Thanksgiving 2012, and Michael Dunn had just left his son's wedding. He'd had two drinks but wasn't buzzed, and he and his girlfriend were in a "great mood" -- headed to a nice bed and breakfast in St. Augustine, Florida, where they planned to enjoy a bottle of wine, he told police.

Spy plane's secret life revealed

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 05:45 AM PST

An Area 51 spy jet mistaken for a UFO, a little-known story of historic airmanship and an inspiring flight to freedom: Three aviation gems at Ohio's National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Killed over loud music?

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 05:34 PM PST

It was the day after Thanksgiving 2012, and Michael Dunn had just left his son's wedding. He'd had two drinks but wasn't buzzed, and he and his girlfriend were in a "great mood" -- headed to a nice bed and breakfast in St. Augustine, Florida, where they planned to enjoy a bottle of wine, he told police.

Missing son emerges after 18 years

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 01:32 PM PST

An Indiana man missing for 18 years after his mother abducted him and her two other children to Mexico was reunited with his father after the son went to a U.S. consulate and declared he wanted to go home at age 23, authorities said.

Lawsuit filed after gym mat death

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 12:30 PM PST

An autopsy revealed that Kendrick Johnson's organs were missing and his body had been stuffed with newspaper. Now his family is suing the funeral home, alleging that throwing out the organs was no accident.

New York snow emergency

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 02:12 PM PST

Buckets of snow falling in Boston. Ice cracking trees and bringing down power lines in the Northeast. Temperatures as much as 40 degrees below normal in the High Plains.

New focus in case of missing police captain

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 03:44 PM PST

Investigators have a new focus in their search for Kevin Quick: the rural Virginia town where someone spotted his car.

Five things you didn't know about heroin

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 07:26 PM PST

Here are five interesting facts that you probably didn't know about heroin.

Ancient village unearthed in downtown Miami

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 12:28 PM PST

Developers want to put a condominium and office complex there, but digging at the waterfront site unearthed a startling discovery: An ancient tribe built their own complex -- thousands of years ago.

Best Super Bowl ad you didn't see

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 10:28 AM PST

A Georgia lawyer's two-minute commercial, which only aired locally during the Super Bowl, has gone viral.

Missing son emerges after 18 years

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 01:32 PM PST

An Indiana man missing for 18 years after his mother abducted him and her two other children to Mexico was reunited with his father after the son went to a U.S. consulate and declared he wanted to go home at age 23, authorities said.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s kids in family feud

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 01:40 PM PST

The children of Martin Luther King Jr. are back at loggerheads -- this time over his Bible and Nobel Peace Prize.

New York declares emergency as snow socks state

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 01:45 PM PST

Buckets of snow falling in Boston. Ice cracking trees and bringing down power lines in the Northeast. Temperatures as much as 40 degrees below normal in the High Plains.

Wife of man killed at Florida movie theater to speak at hearing

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 05:53 AM PST

Florida theater shooting suspect Curtis Reeves is expected to attend his bond hearing Wednesday. So is the wife of the man he is accused of killing in a movie theater over a texting argument last month.

Watch Thursday's show!

Posted: 05 Feb 2014 04:38 PM PST

February 6, 2014

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