Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from a Baltimore halfway house. Jackson, who went to prison for misuse of campaign funds, is now on home detention.
Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson ended a four-day visit to Cuba on Monday without getting to visit a U.S. government development subcontractor from Maryland who is serving a 15-year sentence.
A $70 million state plan to build a juvenile detention center gets some high-profile opposition.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson appealed to Cuba on Tuesday to release an American contractor facing a possible 20-year sentence on charges of trying to undermine the government, saying granting him freedom on humanitarian grounds could open the door for better relations.