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Police Officers Throw Boy With Severe Autism His First Real Birthday Party

Posted 02.24.2014 | Good News

Logan Pearson usually has quiet birthdays. The 12-year-old from North Andover, Mass., has severe autism and has difficulty in social situations, a...

Michael McLaughlin

Cops' Twitter Strategy Tested During Manhunt | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.24.2013 | Crime

Anyone in Cambridge, Mass., who sees flashing lights or hears sirens need only log onto the police department's Twitter account to find out what's goi...

My Brother Loves Glenn Beck, But I Still Love My Brother

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suz Redfearn

My brother rolled into D.C. from Boston on a chartered bus, arriving in the dark outside a Marriott. I scanned the pack of fairly nondescript folks ...

The Gates Affair: Why We Care

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Inheritance is White, poor credit scores, Black. A missing woman is White and a fugitive on the loose is Black.

The Birth of Desperation: Irresponsible Opposition

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Republicans are imploding, and the resulting compression into a black hole of nothingness is not pretty. Apparently nothing can escape this growing object, not even light or logic.

Let's All Have a Beer and Talk Police Work

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

The president, wounded by a wave of criticism, hounded by police union demands for an apology and struggling to get the country's focus back on health care, did a very smart thing.

Obama Backtracks Calling Police Action Stupid: Was It Moderation or Is Obama Becoming the First Wimp?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

The fact that our president won't stand behind his words when they become controversial makes me quite concerned about his future.

Drinking Past Racial Profiling: Obama and the Gates Arrest

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

As far as that pint of beer goes, I worry that it may take many shared kegs before we finally come together as a nation.

Obama Addresses Gates At Briefing, Says He Called Officer

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Trying to tamp down an uproar over race, President Barack Obama said Friday he used an unfortunate choice of words in commenting on...