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Nyquist Wins The 2016 Kentucky Derby

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:52pm

The thoroughbred took home the day's biggest victory at Churchill Downs. Now, the crucial question: Can he replicate American Pharoah's feat and add this jewel to an eventual Triple Crown?

Washington, D.C. Gets Funky

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

Washingtonians are expected to gather in the tens of thousands for the city's annual Funk Parade.

The Forgotten History Of African-American Jockeys

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

Many of the early jockeys in the Kentucky Derby's history were black — unlike today, as Professor Pellom McDaniels of Emory University explains.

Former Chiefs Want To Change Police Culture

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

Susan Rahr is a former sheriff of King County, Wash. and Betty Taylor is the former Winfield, Mo. police chief. Both say police training culture is too militaristic.

Sadiq Khan Elected As London's First Muslim Mayor

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

After a bitter election campaign, Londoners have chosen the Labour Party's Sadiq Khan to be the new mayor. He comes from humble immigrant origins, and is the first Muslim to hold the post.

Barbershop: Reporters On The Campaign Trail

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

Buzzfeed's Ruby Cramer, The Atlantic's Molly Ball and NPR's Don Gonyea have crisscrossed the country on the campaign trails. They talk with Michel Martin about what they've seen on the road.

HUD Secretary Julian Castro Issues New Guidance For Landlords

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro says new guidance about fair housing will help people with an arrest record get a "second chance in life."

First-Time Buyers Face Housing Crunch In Big Cities

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00pm

Despite low interest rates, it's a difficult time for people who want to buy a house for the first time. Skylar Olsen of Zillow explains why so few houses are available and why prices are so high.

Blaze Area Of Wildfires In Canada 'Could Double,' As Energy Company Evacuates

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 3:14pm

A massive oil sands wildfire in Alberta now extends more than 600 square miles, and officials are concerned that it could double in size on Saturday because of windy, dry weather conditions.

Russian Military Involved In Shooting Down Flight MH17, Researchers Say

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 2:22pm

As investigations continue into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago, the Kremlin has dismissed a new report that directly implicates the Russian military.

In Commencement Speech, Obama Advises Howard University Grads On Creating Change

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 1:57pm

In his impassioned call for civic engagement, Obama says that race relations have improved but there's more to be done. He advises the historically black university's graduates on shaping the future.




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