Russia has 40 icebreakers. The US has 2. President Obama proposed a plan to beef up the US Coast Guard’s presence in the Arctic, as rapidly melting ice spurs economic development in the region.
Deputy Darren Goforth, was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what some authorities say was a deliberate targeting of a police officer.
Baltimore, like many US cities, has seen a violent crime increase this year following an extended period decline in crime.
Torrential rain and heavy winds inundated Phoenix on Monday night, stranding motorists, knocking down power lines, and temporarily halting flights.
Embattled Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has been ordered by the Supreme Court to issue marriage licenses to both heterosexual and homosexual couples and may face legal action if she doesn’t comply.
A president’s legacy often turns less on what he believes and what issues he pursues than it does on how well he chooses and manages the officials who work on his behalf.
Many Alaskans are celebrating the name change from Mount McKinley to Denali. But many Ohioans and Republicans complain that Obama’s move disrespects President McKinley, an Ohio native.
When students of modest means do get into good schools, they are still not on a level playing field. Many think that grades alone are the key to success and spend less time on elite extracurricular activities than their more affluent peers.
President Obama's executive action capped a 119-year debate over the mountain’s name – but didn't necessarily end the controversy.
Hiker Miyuki Harwood was found on Saturday by a search-and-rescue team after being lost in the Sierra Nevada for nine days.