10 Jun 2013 11:42 AM EST
Trayvon Martin's father asks for prayers as jury selection begins
The father of Trayvon Martin asked for prayers and appealed for peace as potential jurors filed into a Florida courthouse for the trial of George Zimmerman, charged with second-degree murder in the teenager's shooting death.
George Zimmerman's trial begins
Self-defense or murder? That's the question at the heart of the trial beginning this week for George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Zimmerman's attorney walks tight line in defense
George Zimmerman's attorney will be walking a fine line as he tries to convince jurors that his client didn't murder Trayvon Martin: He'll need to show why Zimmerman felt threatened by the African-American teenager while avoiding the appearance that either he or his client is racist
is leaving few places to hide, not even the cool of night, a heat wave spreading across the United States.By Friday afternoon, all but one of the Lower 48 states had hit 90 degrees somewhere. Only...
Turning to a seasoned voice on foreign affairs and a representative of a key battleground state to complete the Democratic ticket, Hillary Clinton has named Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential running...