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4/22/14 | NBC News

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, Prizefighter, Dies at 76

Carter served as an Army paratrooper with the 101st Airborne and excelled as a boxer. He was later convicted of murder but the charges were overturned.

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4/21/14 | NBC News

This Is What It Takes to Pack Up U.S. War in Afghanistan

As Afghans await the results of the April 5 presidential election, another historic transition is taking place — the full withdrawal of international coalition forces from the country by Dec. 31, 2014.

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4/21/14 | NBC News

Negro League Pitcher, Publisher William ‘Bill’ Blair Dead at 92

In addition to being a publisher and athlete, William “Bill” Blair fought for civil rights.

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4/19/14 | NBC News

‘Why Me?’ Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.He can’t even eat his eventual harvest.

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4/17/14

Renewed call for NYC parade honoring vets

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4/17/14

Sen. Schumer: NYC should host parade for vets

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4/16/14

Jill Biden chats Joining Forces in the Orange Room

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4/13/14 | NBC News

Young Women, Good Samaritan Killed in Multivehicle Crash

Two young women and a man who stopped on the road to help them are dead after police said another driver crashed into them on a Southwest Miami-Dade street.

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4/9/14 | NBC News

President and First Lady Mourn Fort Hood Victims

President Obama and the first lady attended the service and met with grieving families.

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4/3/14 | NBC News

The Week in Pictures: March 27 – April 3

Opening day dreams, a slum in the sky, a quake cracks Chile, communion across the border and more.

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