The Cleveland police officers who fatally shot and killed Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old who was playing in a city park when his life ended, are finally being reprimanded for their roles in the shooting—but for the weakest reasons possible.
CLEVELAND — Anastasia Malone and her mother, Vanetra, stepped out of their voting booths having cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton. Both wished they had better options.
Four days before the general election in the swing state of Ohio, Hillary Clinton brought out some big names—possibly the biggest names that exist—to make her case for her. On Friday night, during a rally of 10,000 people at Cleveland State University, Beyoncé and Jay Z threw their support behind Clinton, with…
Anna Bolton first met members of the Cleveland Indians’ World Series roster in 2010 when she was a teacher in Dominican Republic. She was 23, and teaching English and American Culture at the Indians’ Dominican Academy. Her job was to give teenage prospects, 16- and 17-year-old boys, a crash course about the U.S.…
A new report has identified America's 50 most-unequal neighboring school districts, showing how two students just blocks from each other can attend schools of vastly different qualities, merely because they are on different sides of a district.
Fox News mainstay Bill O'Reilly prides himself on presiding over a "no spin zone," in which the truth—or at least, his truth—reigns supreme. Of course, any savvy media consumer understands that, when it comes to 24-hour news networks, truth, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder.
Undocumented immigrants are having a moment at the DNC, which opened Monday night in Philly with two Mexican women bringing the crowd to tears with their powerful testimonies.
There's a big difference between watching the Republican National Convention on cable networks and watching the pure, uncut version on C-SPAN: the music.
That's all she wrote, folks. After four days and nights of craziness and trying to summon Lucifer, the Republican National Convention is finally over.
CLEVELAND—While the Republican National Convention was celebrating Donald Trump, a small but very visible group of mostly black female college students gathered downtown on Thursday to say that his candidacy amounts to an approval of white supremacy.
Donald Trump's campaign has garnered some really questionable supporters during its build-up over the last year, so it's not too surprising that these supporters loved Trump's acceptance speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
Donald Trump praised delegates at the Republican National Convention for cheering after he said he would protect LGBTQ people.
Ivanka Trump tried to be her father's advocate for women at the 2016 Republican National Convention, where she spoke passionately about equal pay for women and fixing childcare policies in the introduction for Donald Trump. A lot of people found the sudden infusion of seemingly women-friendly feeling in a campaign…
CLEVELAND—Veracity has never been Donald Trump’s strong suit. And after a tumultuous week at the Republican National Convention, Trump accepted the GOP’s presidential nomination with a speech in which he played loose with the truth at many points.
Donald Trump's campaign has made no secret of the fact that his Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech was modeled in part on Richard Nixon's address to the 1968 Republican National Convention.
A protester briefly managed to interrupt Donald Trump's acceptance speech during the 2016 Republican National Convention, attempting to put up a banner that says "Build Bridges Not Walls." She was quickly restrained and escorted from the building.
If Donald J. Trump is really, truly going to pull this president thing off—if he actually wants to win, and not just drum up publicity for the inevitable Trump News Network launching sometime in 2017—he's going to have to expand his base of support. During his speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday,…
CLEVELAND―Dozens of immigrant rights protesters locked arms on Wednesday to build a human border wall in front of the Republican National Convention. The activists brought their protest to the epicenter of a presidential campaign that has promised not just to build a physical wall but to deport an estimated 12 million…