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President Obama Reflects on His Time in Office
The president discusses his legacy in an exclusive interview on "This Week."
'This Week' Transcript: President Barack Obama
WALK-AND-TALK INTERVIEW GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS : Mr. President, thank you for doing this. As we're walking towards your office I have to think you're going to miss this short commute. BARACK OBAMA: [laughs] I am, it's one of the biggest benefits of being president that you really don't think about
Trailer for New John Ridley Documentary About 1992 LA Riots
The two-hour ABC News documentary “Let It Fall: LA 1982-1999" will air in the spring on ABC to mark the 25th anniversary of Rodney King case.
Doug Baldwin: 'Can't help' but speak on police-involved shootings
RENTON, Wash. -- Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin 's time with reporters Thursday began with a statement on race, law enforcement and social activism, reflections that follow the latest police-involved shootings of black men in the United States. "This is not an isolated incident," said Baldwin,
Don't expect protests in baseball -- It's a white man's game by design
An ongoing referendum is taking place in America, a trial in which we, the people, seem to be both plaintiff and defendant. The same questions are being asked that have always been asked, especially in an election year, but the consequences of those answers no longer seem to result merely in a
LAPD Officer Appears to Kick and Punch Man in the Head in Newly Released Video
A newly released video of an arrest made in October of 2014 by the Los Angeles Police Department depicts a police officer appearing to kick and punch a black man who seems to be surrendering. In the three-minute video, several officers apprehend a man, Clinton Alford Jr., who is trying to evade
US Justice Dept. Warns Law Enforcement: Street Gangs Actively Targeting Officers
The U.S. Department of Justice 's National Gang Intelligence Center has issued a bulletin to law enforcement agencies nationwide, suggesting that the general anger towards police could now be morphing into an organized effort to target both uniformed and plain-clothes officers -- especially by
Nearly 70% of Americans Say Race Relations Are Bad, New Poll Shows
Sixty-nine percent of Americans say U.S. race relations are generally bad, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll -- meaning Americans have reached a similar level of dissatisfaction as they felt after the Rodney King verdict 24 years ago. The opinion of race relations today are 12 percent
Christopher Darden Reveals New Details of OJ Simpson Trial
Former Simpson prosecutor Christopher Darden describes what happened behind the scenes in the landmark trial.
Marcia Clark explains domestic violence bias in the O.J. Simpson trial
Marcia Clark was the lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson criminal trial more than 20 years ago. She had worked on high-profile cases before, but the heavy public criticism she received in the media frenzy around the Simpson case was unparalleled. After the trial ended in Simpson's acquittal, Clark