Protesters in Western Mass continue to condemn the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin. Saturday morning more than a hundred people gathered outside the federal building in Springfield. They called on the Justice Department to file criminal civil rights charges against Zimmerman. Similar rallies took place nationwide in a movement organized by the Reverend Al Sharpton.
Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.
More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.
While a domestic road trip might appear like an affordable alternative to traveling abroad, costs can easily spiral out of control.
For hundreds of thousands of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, symptoms can be worsened by the cracks and thunder of celebratory fireworks.