News & Reviews

Saudi Arabia opens major conference with eye on investment

#ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }#ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince on Tuesday announced plans to build a futuristic city run entirely on alternative sources of energy and said the ultraconservative kingdom must return to "moderate Islam."The $500 billion "Neom" project , envisioned as a hub for technological...

Wannabe Tulsa, Okla., Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Released From Prison After Serving Less Than Half His 4-Year Sentence

Robert Bates; Eric Harris (CBS screenshot)Well, if you wanted evidence as to how little this country values black lives, look no further than Tulsa, Okla., where a white former reserve deputy (aka a wannabe cop) walked out of prison, scot-free, after serving less than half of his already meager four-year sentence for killing an unarmed black man. Robert Bates, 76, was released from North Fork Correction Center in Sayre, Okla., on Thursday morning after serving 497 days. That’s a little more...

Teacher's assistant raises money after noticing threadbare shoes in Tulsa kindergarten class

#ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }#ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }Earlier this month in Bethany Martin’s kindergarten class, a little boy’s ragged old shoe literally ripped in half.Sequoyah Elementary, a Title 1 school northeast of downtown Tulsa, has a donation closet for exactly this kind of emergency. But Martin couldn’t find the right size, so she pieced the shoe...