U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was in the Afghan capital to talk
with officials about improving the justice system and fighting
corruption Wednesday, a day after Afghanistan's top prosecutor defended
himself against allegations that he's being pressured not to pursue
cases against powerful figures.
The prize in a national competition for commencement speaker, President
Barack Obama handed out diplomas and a few hugs as the 280 graduates of
Kalamazoo Central High School filed across a stage in maroon and white
gowns Monday night.
Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee A. Archer, a Tuskegee Airman considered to be the only black ace pilot who also broke racial barriers as an executive at a major U.S. company and founder of a venture capital firm, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 90.