Henry Louis GatesThe controversy over Harvard University Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and his conflict with a Cambridge, Mass., police officer just won't die. A Boston policeman is now suing that city and its police department after he was suspended for referring to Gates as a "banana-eating jungle monkey" in an e-mail he sent to a Boston Globe columnist and to other officers on the force.

Sotomayor being sworn inLast Saturday Sonia Sotomayor, 55, was confirmed as the 111th Justice in the history of the Supreme Court of the United States — as many have noted, the third woman and the first Hispanic.

Hillary the MovieHillary: the Movie, a controversial documentary about former U.S. Senator and current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be the first case newly confirmed Justice Sonia Sotomayor will hear when she takes her place on the U.S. Supreme Court early next month.

SotomayorYesterday the U.S. Senate voted 68 – 31 to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor, 55, as the nation’s 111th Supreme Court Justice.

Rand PaulRand Paul officially opened his campaign for Kentucky’s open U.S. Senate seat August 5. Paul is a medical doctor and the son of Texas Congressman Ron Paul, and he is clearly following in his father’s ideological footsteps.