One year ago today, a family of three young Muslims was found shot dead in their home in a quiet neighborhood of North Carolina. Today we remember their hearts and their spirits!

DJ Khaled is getting his very own radio show on Beats 1. The Miami-based producer took to Snapchat (naturally) to announce that he has inked a deal with Apple Music to launch We The Best Radio.

Authorities were called just after 6 p.m. to a shooting, which occurred up the steps and at the entrance to the Statehouse, on the S. High Street side. MarShawn M. McCarrel II, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene, said Lt. Craig Cvetan of the State Highway Patrol.

Platinum-selling pop star Ciara is suing rapper and ex-boyfriend Future to the tune of $15 million, claiming his “venomous tweets” and press statements caused permanent damage to her career.

First responders saved DMX's life after the rapper was found lifeless outside a city hotel Monday night. The 45-year-old “Slippin” singer  collapsed  next to a white BMW and stopped breathing in the parking lot of a Ramada Inn at around 6:20 p.m., a source said. He also had no pulse. 

 In his first visit to an American mosque Wednesday,President Obama condemned "inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim Americans that has no place in our country."

As the old adage goes, you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer. But for Amber Rose and Kim K, it looks like they'd rather let bygones be bygones.

It seems like Meek Mill has recovered from his recent beef with Drake enough to step into the ring again: his new song seems to return fire in Drake’s direction, months after their clash, but it also takes aim at 50 Cent.

 By 8 a.m. Sunday, the final day of the month, about 280 people had been shot in January, according to a Chicago Tribune analysis of Police Department data. Shootings nearly doubled from last January and — perhaps more worrisome — jumped nearly 60 percent from the first month of 2012, the last year in which homicides rose above 500.

 In the fall of 1966, African American activists from the impoverished North End of Flint, Michigan, turned out for a series of hearings on racial inequality sponsored by the state's Civil Rights Commission. One of those who testified, Ailene Butler, drew links between the segregationist policies that had created the North End and the corporate practices that had poisoned its inhabitants.

Airlines canceled more than 1,800 flights Monday. Another 3,225 were delayed, according to flight-tracking service FlightAware.com.

 Today, Americans across the country commemorate the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

 TransCanada has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration and plans to file a claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement over the U.S. government's rejection of the company's proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

 Rice was fatally shot by officer Tim Loehmann, a rookie on the Cleveland police force, on Nov. 22, 2014, as the young boy played with a toy gun in a public park.

It's been a rough past few days for music lovers in Chicago. Heavy Hitter DJ Tim “Dj Timbuck2” Jones, 34, died due to complications of cancer. Since the age of 15, DJ Timbuck2 has been a staple on the Chicago scene. 

The jury ruled that neither sheriff's officials nor jailers committed a crime in their treatment of Bland.

Hundreds of heavily-armed ISIS militants launched a "significant" 17-hour assault on Kurdish forces in Iraq, a commander said Thursday as Defense Secretary Ash Carter continued his visit to the country.

As if the news in this case couldn't get any worse. A mistrial in the trial of Baltimore police officer William Porter in the case of Freddie Gray's death after sustaining injuries while in custody.

On this day in Hip Hop history, Long Island rap duo EPMD released their third studio album Business As Usual under Def Jam Records. Although upon its released it wasn’t as commercially popular as its two previous albums, this album is still considered to be a success.

It's all about accountability, Hip Hop Caucus president and CEO Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr., told BET.com via statement. "The main objective is to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, and to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts," he said. "... The problem is only going to get worse unless we come together."

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