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Opinion: Bridge deserves a better name

There were three Selma to Montgomery marches in March 1965, and Rosa Parks had missed the first one. Parks, whose act of civil disobedience sparked the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955, moved to Detroit two years later for safety reasons. Death threats, in Alabama, were too much for her to endure.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:36:31 EST
'That blow smashed his skull'

C.T. Vivian, Joanne Bland and Clark Olsen recount their experiences during the Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama. Read more at CNN.com/selma.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:36:29 EST
'Unparalleled': Photos of the civil rights movement

Selma, it seems, is everywhere.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:36:30 EST
Hundreds snowbound on highway

Florida resident Sue Ellen Kilgallon knew the storm was coming and tried to get out of northern Kentucky. Instead, she got stuck in the snow on Interstate 65 for more than 14 hours.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:20:41 EST
Plane skids off runway at LaGuardia

An Delta flight skidded off a runway late Thursday morning at New York's LaGuardia airport.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:44:00 EST
American ambassador attacked

A man opposed to the joint South Korea-U.S. military drills attacked the American ambassador in Seoul, slashing his face and arms as he was about to give a speech Thursday morning.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:15:52 EST
Fugitive nabbed after taunting on Facebook

A suspect from Ohio learned a valuable lesson this week: Don't taunt authorities on social media, especially when you're a wanted man.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:14:28 EST
More Americans joining ISIS

One is a 21-year-old California man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS. The other a 17-year-old Virginia student charged with helping recruit for ISIS.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:55:11 EST
'Top Gun' ship sold for scrap

The USS Ranger is on its way to be dismantled after efforts to turn it into a floating museum failed.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:44:55 EST
Police officer killed in 'ambush'

A suburban Atlanta police officer is dead after an apparent ambush while his colleague's life was spared by his radio.

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:42:10 EST
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