Virginia Beach, Va. appointed the city's first LGBT liaison police officer even as the state wrestles over 10 controversial bills many say discriminate against the gay community.
Short delay in House action is OK, Jacob Lew says, but time is 'very short' to enact legislation letting the island restructure its debt.
Gen. Lori Robinson's appointment as the the US Air Force's first female Commander is historic, but to those who know her, it isn't the least bit surprising.
The series of raids set to carried out in May will target adults and children who crossed the border illegally after Jan. 1, 2014.
The state's system of distributing local property taxes is 'undeniably imperfect' but constitutional, the Texas Supreme Court said Friday, striking down a ruling that sided with hundreds of school districts.
Without any scientific basis for establishing legal limits, lawmakers and police are left to improvise.
Following an online petition and lobbying campaign, the House and Senate approved a bill Wednesday to restore eligibility for former Women Airforce Service Pilots to have their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery.
A directive from Obama administration obliges public schools to allow transgender students to use the facilities that match their chosen gender identity.
The war on terror has swung between full-scale war and avoiding quagmires. In the fight against ISIS, Obama and the Pentagon are seeking a new model.
An increase in unemployment applications is often seen as a proxy for layoffs. But economists argue that it is too early to be concerned, saying that the labor market is still strong.
The US House of Representatives plans to vote this week on a series of opioid abuse bills. One is aimed at helping veterans, who have been disproportionately affected by the opioids abuse epidemic.
Twitter has become a fertile forum to discuss and raise awareness about social justice issues. One hashtag is highlighting the tolls of emotional abuse.