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MLK’s daughter weighs in on her father’s dream in a polarized America

MLK’s daughter weighs in on her father’s dream in a polarized America

Each year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day encourages Americans to come together and volunteer to improve their communities. For some, this year’s celebration is clouded by conflict, increasing racial division and deteriorating social circumstances. But the late civil rights leader’s daughter Bernice King believes there is no better time to build community. ‘The fierce urgency…MORE

Manhunt underway for suspect who fatally shot 10-year-old boy, Memphis police say

Manhunt underway for suspect who fatally shot 10-year-old boy, Memphis police say

Memphis authorities are searching for the person responsible for the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old boy, police said Monday. In a series of tweets, the Memphis Police Department said officers responded to reports of a shooting Sunday evening. Upon arriving in the Orange Mound neighborhood of southeast Memphis, officers located the victim who was transported…MORE

The one thing about Martin Luther King Jr.’s greatness everyone keeps missing

The one thing about Martin Luther King Jr.’s greatness everyone keeps missing

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was barreling toward the climax of his greatest speech when he made a split-second decision that would seal his place in history. Most people recall what the cameras caught: King declaring “I have a dream!” before 250,000 jubilant supporters at the March on Washington during a muggy, sun-splashed summer…MORE

Two people were killed and five injured in a Texas club shooting Sunday night

Two people were killed and five injured in a Texas club shooting Sunday night

Two people were killed and five injured after at least one person opened fire inside a Texas club Sunday night, police said. Police received calls of shots fired around 8 p.m., San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said in a news conference. There seemed to be some kind of altercation inside the club between individuals…MORE

75 ‘highly dangerous’ gang members escaped a Paraguayan prison, officials say

75 ‘highly dangerous’ gang members escaped a Paraguayan prison, officials say

At least 75 inmates escaped from a prison in Paraguay through an underground tunnel Sunday, the Ministry of Interior’s Office said in a statement. The majority of the escapees belonged to a criminal Brazilian gang known as the “PCC” — the Primeiro Comando da Capital, or the First Capital Command. Interior Minister Euclides Acevedo described…MORE

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WWE’s King Corbin

WWE’s King Corbin

Scott Chase caught up with King Corbin ahead the WWE New Year’s Revolution this Sunday