While both supporters and critics see a police force on edge in the wake of the protests of the past year, Officer Barricia McCormick says that's not her reality in Zone 4, one of Atlanta's most dangerous districts.
A federal judge on Thursday held Rowan County clerk Kim Davis in contempt and ordered her jailed after her repeated refusals to sign marriage licenses for all eligible couples, including same-sex ones.
The Supreme Court denied Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’s emergency appeal, granting her no 'asylum for her conscience.' On Tuesday, the Rowan County clerk again refused to issue licenses to same-sex couples.
Plains Ga., Jimmy Carter’s hometown, is seeing renewed interest – partly because the values that the town embodies – hard work, duty, grace, faith, dignity, and equality – are counterpoints to a country divided over race, class, and opportunity.
A petition by the family of the gun instructor killed by a 9-year-old girl at a shooting range last year wants to ban kids from using automatic weapons. Most gun owners are for 'common sense' gun controls, polls show.
The US is in a historic hurricane drought, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. The fading of Hurricane Danny, which peaked as a Category 3 storm over the Atlantic, came as no surprise Saturday.
A federal judge in California has ruled that the Obama administration violated the rights of migrant mothers and children who crossed into the US last year. The judge ordered the government to release them 'without unnecessary delay.'
A ruling by a US appeals court cuts to a central problem for immigration critics like Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio as public thinking evolves on the best way to deal with otherwise law-abiding immigrants who are in the country illegally.