When the Obama administration on May 13 sent a letter to nearly 100,000 public schools defending transgender rights, it elevated arguments over so-called “bathroom laws” to a national civil rights debate. How did we get here?
Morley Safer was widely regarded as the best journalist of the Vietnam War era. His reports from the field of war dramatically changed American perceptions of the US role in Vietnam.
Houston officials charged 16 men with drug-related charges after millions of dollars and almost 10 tons of synthetic drugs were found during a bust. Despite the reach of synthetic drugs, regulating their use is difficult.
A poll conducted by The Washington Post reports the overwhelming majority of native Americans are unperturbed by the term 'Redskins,' but some have cast aspersions on the polling methodology.
Five of the 11 fastest-growing cities in America are all located in Texas, according to the latest trove of data revealed by the US Census Bureau.
Japanese-American activist Yuri Kochiyama, who used her time in a US internment camp to inspire the 1988 Civil Liberties Act, was honored on what would have been her 95th birthday.
The New York legislature is opening itself up to a catfight as it considers a bill to ban declawing, a controversial cat surgery that some vets oppose and others insist can save at least nine lives.
A Massachusetts State Trooper has been recognized by his superiors after he was pictured spontaneously sharing a meal with a woman who had been panhandling.
African-Americans are better off today than they were 40 years ago, but still lag behind in education, health, social justice, and civic engagement.
Without any scientific basis for establishing legal limits, lawmakers and police are left to improvise.