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Clinton stumps for Clinton at Whitehaven High

Former president urges Memphians to vote early for his wife, Hillary, in the Tennessee presidential primary.

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School voucher bill stalls in House amid flagging support

Proposed legislation is parked on the clerk’s desk, meaning it could be brought up for debate later in the session if it starts to gain new backing.

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Should Planned Parenthood continue to operate as usual or be stripped of federal funds?

As the debate rages on, Memphis-area president/CEO decries “lies and misinformation” she says is spewed to distract people from the anti-abortionists’ goal – “to end the right to safe and legal abortion in the United States.”

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Police officer celebrates Black Lives Matter activist’s suicide: ‘Love a happy ending’

Officials say an Ohio police officer is being put on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse steps.

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High school student says Will Smith’s 'Concussion' film led him to turn down football scholarships

John Castello, a student in Mars, Pa., turned down 12 football scholarships because of the health risks.

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Lamar Odom makes his first public appearance at Kanye’s fashion show

The former NBA star looked great, considering what he’s overcome since the overdose episode at a Las Vegas brothel in October.

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KAM’S KAPSULES: For movies opening February 12, 2016

Laurence Fishburne stars as a bloodthirsty assassin in “Standoff.”

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African-American contractors get sliver from county – still

New report, old results.

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ASD Supt. under fire, holding steady

Malika Anderson takes on district’s critics; says her focus on children with needs that cannot wait.

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LENS & LINES: ‘Mavis’ screens in Memphis

Director shares thoughts about her inspiration and more!

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‘Hands Around 201 Poplar’

Fighting crime with prayer.

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‘That’s The Way of the World’

My memories of Earth, Wind & Fire’s founder, Maurice White.

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Should 18-year-olds be allowed to use curse words in a conversation with a parent?

Aliya S. King doesn’t mind if her daughter curses around her. Rita Moore King is appalled. Whose side are you on?

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Cleveland sues Tamir Rice’s family over unpaid ambulance bill

The city of Cleveland is asking Tamir Rice’s estate to pay $500 for ambulance and medical services he received after being shot by a police officer.

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GRITGRINDGRIZZ: Gasol’s broken foot gives new meaning to ‘All Star Break’

With star center out indefinitely, is the Grizzlies season derailed?

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Apart from their bad behavior, we’ve driven our children to the brink of ‘madness’

“…(In) a city with so much promise, and so much history, we find ourselves now on the brink of birthing another generation of children who are completely out of their minds.”

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Student-testing firm defends itself after computer glitches

Company’s president says the state made the decision to scrap the online testing of TNReady even though a server overload problem has been corrected.

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Young people can impact the world by ‘standing on the shoulders’ of mentors

“If you want to go far, you really have to learn from someone who's done it before you.”

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White House: Economy is improving for African Americans, but more work is needed

The U.S. economy is improving, and African Americans have made inroads since the Great Recession, but there is more work to be done in pursuing racial equality.

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Michael Jordan finally weighs in on popular ‘Crying Jordan’ meme

The greatest basketball player that ever lived has become the signature symbol of losing on social media.

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