Summary He was a symbol of self-governance and home rule for urban blacks, even as his personal and public life was fraught with drama. Rep. John L. McMillan (D-S.C.), the chairman of the House Committee on the District of Columbia and one of the most influential men in Washington, was among the targets of his rhetoric.
Summary "So many Washingtonians loved him," Mayor Vincent C. Gray says. Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member for Washington's 8th ward at the time of his death.
Summary 4 You don't trust anyone who isn't immediate family. 5 And sometimes you don't even trust them, tbh. 6 You've been accused of crushing on your brother. 7 OK, maybeeee you have a crush on your brother.
Summary The invite was aimed at sending a strong message to China that has tested the new dispensation in Delhi through border transgressions and heightened defence cooperation with a few South Asian nations, according to officials familiar with the decision.
Summary WASHINGTON: Long-derided saturated fats - associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease - caught a break on Friday (Nov 21) when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person's blood.
Summary Photos of significant events, people and professional achievements. The accusations, some of which Cosby has denied and others he has declined to discuss, span the arc of the comedy legend's career, from his pioneering years as the first black star of a network television drama in 1965 to the mid-2000s, when Cosby was firmly entrenched as an elder statesman of the entertainment industry, a scolding public conscience of the African American community and a philanthropist.
Summary DALLAS - Early troubles made things difficult for the Kings Saturday night in Dallas, as a valiant comeback effort fell just short in their 5-4 loss to the Stars at American Airlines Center. Williams, stationed in front of Dallas' net, hopped on the rebound, spun and shot, and with the help of a carom off the stick of Jason Demers, potted the Kings' fourth goal of the evening.
Summary MACAU - Manny Pacquiao produced a destructive and explosive performance in the early hours of Sunday morning, knocking down Chris Algieri six times on the way to an overwhelming points victory at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena. The oddest moment of the evening came at the end of ninth round, with Pacquiao steaming towards one of the most resounding wins of his career.
Summary Opening faceoff of the Frozen Dome Classic (Dave Kliment). The game was a spectacle, and the fans packed the building to watch the Crunch down the Utica Comets by a score of 2-1. This is the second attendance record the Crunch have set in the AHL.
Summary WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. Barry was born March 6, 1936, to Marion and Mattie Barry, in the small Mississippi delta town of Itta Bena, and was raised in Memphis, Tenn., after the death of his father, a sharecropper.
Summary The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-5.9 quake hit Saturday about 30 kilometers (20 miles) from the county of Kangding in Sichuan province. The four dead included a woman in her 70s who was struck by a falling window pane, the official Xinhua News Agency and state broadcaster CCTV said, citing Chen Yunbing, a doctor at the region's Ganzi People's Hospital.
Summary Since returning from a foot injury two weeks ago, defenseman Braydon Coburn has struggled to regain his form. But Coburn, who missed a month of the season, is starting to find his rhythm, and he had his best game of the year Saturday night, contributing a goal and an assist as the Flyers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Columbus at the Wells Fargo Center.
Summary Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. Barry was born March 6, 1936, to Marion and Mattie Barry, in the small Mississippi delta town of Itta Bena, and was raised in Memphis, Tenn., after the death of his father, a sharecropper.