As criticism continues to mount over Commissioner Roger Goodell's handling of the domestic violence case, 'the NFL is facing its greatest crisis since it decided to play after the assassination of JFK,' one analyst says.
WalletHub compared metrics for men and women in 10 key areas, including number of lawmakers in state and federal government, pay, number of executives, unemployment rate, life expectancy, and educational attainment.
Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs has a new homecoming queen: Scarlett Lenh, who used to be Andy Lenh. Transgender issues now touch virtually all aspects of American society as people like Scarlett gain greater acceptance.
Ferguson became a Selma-like moment for the 2010s – to the extent the stark images caused a nation to stop and reflect on the state of racial relations in America. Moreover, a new generation of activists, who were not weaned on the nonviolence of the Civil Rights Era, is coming to the fore.
Firefighters battling the King Fire watch as a backfire burns along Highway 50 in Fresh Pond, California. The fire led officials to call on about 400 people to evacuate from areas threatened by the blaze, Cal Fire spokeswoman Alyssa Smith said.
The convulsive aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has raised questions about poverty and race in America. But it can also be seen as a long-delayed reckoning with balkanized racism around St. Louis.
The New York mayor, police commissioner, and leaders of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim communities met Wednesday to address the tensions in minority neighborhoods, following an alleged chokehold death by police last month.
After months of wrangling, the musicians’ union and Met’s management came to terms on how to cut costs just in time for the 2014-15 season to open in September. Meanwhile, on a smaller scale, bohemian opera prospers.