When Detective Steven McDonald was shot on duty at the age of 29, he was told he wouldn’t survive the afternoon. Instead he became an international peace advocate.
Charleston's black community, especially, has struggled with a special kind of anguish and tribulation with racist roots and recent wounds.
Monica Crowley has been accused of plagiarism in her 2012 book "What the (Bleep) Just Happened" and in her doctoral dissertation.
The outgoing president quoted Atticus Finch and highlighted accomplishments such as the legalization of same-sex marriage, health-care reform, and foreign policy work with Iran and Cuba.
Rep. Lacy Clay (D) of Missouri returned a controversial painting that shows police as animals to its very visible spot in a tunnel beneath the Capitol after a Republican lawmaker removed it.
The average cost of raising a child in the US – up to age 17 – is up 3 percent from 2014, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
The best-selling author of the 'Percy Jackson and the Olympians' series won't visit the Texas legislature to accept an award, and some are worried businesses and sporting events will follow suit.
The outgoing US secretary of State says discriminatory actions 'were wrong then, just as they would be wrong today.'
Some L.L. Bean customers say they will boycott the company since learning that brand heir Linda Bean supported a political action committee to help Donald Trump.
President Obama will return to Chicago for his farewell speech Tuesday night. Aides say the address will be a 'call to action.'