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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

(NEW YORK) -- Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry has died at the age of 78. Barry D.C. council spokeswoman LaToya Foster says he died shortly after midnight Sunday at a hospital in Washington.

He served 4 terms as mayor of Washington D.C, but his terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after he was caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine.

The cause of death has not been released. More details ...

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At Least Three Protesters Arrested in Ferguson Friday Night, Activist Groups and Local Authorities Aim to Keep Peace

At Least Three Protesters Arrested in Ferguson Friday Night, Activist Groups and Local Authorities Aim to Keep Peace

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- At least three protesters were arrested in Ferguson on Friday night during demonstrations in advance of a possible grand jury decision related to the August shooting of Michael Brown by local police officer Darren Wilson.

According to the Saint Louis County Police Department, the three individuals were identified as Kenny Thomas, 55, David Rodriguez...

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Kenya Bus Attack Leaves 28 Dead

Kenya Bus Attack Leaves 28 Dead

Credit: omer sukru goksu/Getty Images(NAIROBI, Kenya) -- An attack on a bus in northern Kenya left 28 people dead at the hands of terror group al-Shabab.

The Kenya Red Cross confirmed the attack, for which gunmen from the Somali militant group claimed responsibility. BBC News reports that the gunmen asked passengers to read from the Koran, and those who failed were shot in the head. Some Somali...

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Hookah Use Linked to Increased Presence of Chemical Linked to Cancer

Hookah Use Linked to Increased Presence of Chemical Linked to Cancer

Credit: Image Source/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A study conducted by researchers in San Diego found a link between hookah smoking an a toxin that has been known to cause cancer.

According to the study, published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers Prevention, urine samples taken from a group of hookah smokers and non-smokers were tested to determine the amount of benzene in their bod...

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Judge Approves Apple E-Books Settlement

Judge Approves Apple E-Books Settlement

DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)(NEW YORK) -- A District Court judge on Friday approved a settlement worth as much as $450 million in which Apple would pay consumers in connection with accusations that the company violated antitrust laws by conspiring with publishers to raise e-book prices.

According to the New York Times, Judge Denise Cote approved the settlement reached this summer in which App...

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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

(NEW YORK) -- Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry has died at the age of 78. Barry D.C. council spokeswoman LaToya Foster says he died shortly after midnight Sunday at a hospital in Washington.

He served 4 terms as mayor of Washington D.C, but his terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after he was caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine.

The cause of death has not been released. More details ...

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