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Remembering Robin Williams. Watch Robin Williams on Charlie Rose Here!

For decades, actor and comedian Robin Williams delighted audiences with his quirky and manic comedic style in roles like “Mork and Mindy,” “Good Morning, Vietnam,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” and ̶...
by Michael Cadenhead
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Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Today, we remember the life of an exemplary world leader, educator and human rights champion, Nelson Mandela, who passed away at age 95. On behalf of the Howard University community, I extend sincere condolences to the Mandela ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Pilot’s political views may figure in airline mystery

Now missing for 10 days, the search for a Malaysian airliner stretches from central Asia to the southernmost Indian Ocean. Officials are scrutinizing the actions of the crew, including news that the pilot attended the trial of ...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Tropical Storm Isaac Batters Gulf Coast

Residents of the Gulf Coast hunkered down overnight as Tropical Storm Isaac hit the shores of Louisiana and Mississippi, causing surges of up to 15 feet of water. Ray Suarez talks to Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurrica...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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In Memory of Ruby Dee – Actress, Playwrighter, Screenwriter, Journalist and Activist

Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) Civil rights activist and actress Ruby Dee has died at age 91, Dee’s daughter Nora Davis Day confirmed Thursday. Day said her mother passed away Wednesday night at home in New Ro...
by Michael Cadenhead