President Obama spoke at an event marking the 50th anniversary of the 1965 civil rights march in Selma, Ala. 'It was not a clash of armies, but a clash of wills,' he said, 'a contest to determine the meaning of America.'
The specter of segregation and poverty in Selma, Ala., 50 years after a violent clash on the Edmund Pettus bridge, dovetails with national concerns over unequal justice for blacks, offering a sense that America can’t quite shake the burden of race.
A year ago, few outside the telecom community had ever heard of net neutrality, despite extensive news coverage. Here's how a comedy program made the general public care about a topic considered 'even boring by C-SPAN standards.'
As US authorities investigate the cause of the murder of three young Muslims in North Carolina this week, Muslims around the world push for the tragedy to be treated as a hate crime – perhaps even an act of terrorism.
Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier connected with WikiLeaks, has been approved for hormonal and psychological treatments while in Army prison. It points to a shift toward some states and the federal government considering transition therapy medically necessary.