The first presidential debate this year is expected to reach an unprecedented number of viewers. Is it a testament to increased political participation among Americans or just attraction to the spectacle?
A cafeteria worker from Pennsylvania quit her job last week after she was forced to deny a hot lunch to a child whose parents had not kept current with lunch payments.
A Wal-Mart shopper posted photos of a man holding on to a girl's hair while pushing a shopping cart as punishment hoping they would go viral. They did, but is that the best way to spark discussion about corporal punishment?
The defense attorney argues her free speech rights are being infringed. Another hearing is scheduled for Thursday.
Pharmaceutical companies have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in lobbying state legislators, according to an AP investigation. Many medical experts say the value of opioids in treating most chronic pain is dubious.
Protests turned violent after an African-American man was shot and killed by a police officer in Charlotte, N.C. Is there a path forward in the cycle of killings and protests?
Following similar domestic terror attacks, the disclosure that the FBI investigated Ahmad Khan Rahami in 2014 raises questions about when and how law enforcement investigates potential terrorists.
According to a story in The Washington Post, Donald Trump used more than $250,000 in funds from his charitable foundation to settle business-related lawsuits – a practice out of line with the laws governing nonprofits.
The Education Department will partner with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and Beyond 12 to help students left in the lurch by the sudden closing of ITT Technical Institutes.
A widely criticized tweet by Donald Trump Jr. uses Skittles to argue against settling Syrian refugees in the United States. How does his analogy compare to the real-world threat?
After months of waiting, victims of the deadliest mass shooting in the US will finally receive compensation from a fund set up by the mayor of Orlando, Fla.
A study from AAA found that Americans spent $2.1 billion last year on premium gas for cars that don't need it.
According to the Department of Homeland Security, nearly 900 people who should have been deported gained US citizenship instead.