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CTA delaying phase-out of old fare cards

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Transit Authority's troubled effort to roll out a new fare collection system has forced the agency to restore fare options it discontinued earlier this week.

    CTA officials sa

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Obama says U.S. to keep 'going after' al Qaeda-linked groups in Africa

    Obama says U.S. to keep 'going after' al Qaeda-linked groups in Africa

    WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday, Oct. 8 staunchly defended his decision to order commando raids in Libya and Somalia last weekend, saying the United States would keep targeting al Qaeda-linked groups in Africa but had no intention of going to war there.

    Speaking at a news conference, Obama said the United States was

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    • Written by Roz Edward, National Content Director
    • Category: RTM News Reel

    Charity To Pay Military Death Benefits

    Charity To Pay Military Death Benefits

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.

    “The Fisher House Foundation will provide the families of the fallen with the benefits they so r

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    • Written by Roz Edward, National Content Director
    • Category: RTM News Reel

    President Obama Uncovers Modern Racism

    President Obama Uncovers Modern Racism

    Racism as the old folks knew it -- from Jim Crow through the desegregation of schools in 1954, to the present -- has been buried under mounds of Affirmative Action, political correctness, a burgeoning economy fueling corporate need and demographic pressure stemming from minority birth rates and immigration. For black people, we must give Dr. King

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    • Written by Roz Edward, National Content Director
    • Category: RTM News Reel