The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this year's major Oscar nominations early Thursday morning and revealed that the civil rights film Selma had been passed over for all of the major awards other than Best Picture.
Prior to the airing of the special, CNN decided to crowdsource questions from Twitter using the hashtag #AskACop. As one might expect, CNN did not get the type of responses that they hoped for.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon held a press conference near St. Louis Tuesday afternoon to discuss contingency plans surrounding Ferguson in the wake of the upcoming grand jury decision regarding the shooting death of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
In what is being tagged #pointergate on Twitter, a Minnesota news station ran an absolutely irresponsible and overtly racist story claiming Minneapolis mayor Betsy Hodges flashed gang signs with a black man who also happened to be a convicted felon
The St. Louis County Prosecutor's office is now investigating potential misconduct surrounding the grand jury that is currently investigating the shooting of Michael Brown. On August 9th, the unarmed 18-year-old was shot six times by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.