The US Justice Department estimates that 450,000 Americans are stuck in limbo every day, imprisoned before their day in court. Studies have found that it costs more for cities to jail those who can’t afford bail than they accrue in fees.
The specialized high schools, such as one in Brockton, Mass., emphasize overcoming drug-abuse problems as much as they do mastering square roots.
North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin say they are prepared to break party lines to avoid the 'nuclear option.'
Following controversy over her initial intention of serving in a more informal role, Ivanka Trump will join the White House as an unpaid presidential assistant.
The city of Seattle filed a lawsuit against President Trump's administration Wednesday over an executive order that aims to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities.
The district judge wrote that the court would not 'pull the shutters closed and pretend it has not seen what it has,' in accepting arguments citing Trump's previous characterizations of the ban.
State lawmakers are set to cast votes on Thursday morning on a repeal of HB2, which prohibits localities from enacting LGBT-friendly ordinances, as they seek to preserve billions in business from sports organizations like the NCAA.
The State Department's International Women of Courage Award honors women around the world for their work advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment, often in the face of personal risk.
Speaking in front of a packed house in San Francisco, Hillary Clinton criticized the Republican administration and weighed in on recent events.
Activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt face 15 felony counts, including criminal conspiracy to invade privacy.