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.
Twitter has become a fertile forum to discuss and raise awareness about social justice issues. One hashtag is highlighting the tolls of emotional abuse.
A bill seeking to better support babies born with a dependency on opioid drugs has passed unanimously in the US House of Representatives.
The majority of the Seattle City Council voted down a developer's bid to build a NBA arena and unwittingly triggered a gender war.
Several drivers stopped to rescue a woman whose car caught fire on the roadside in Minnesota on Mother's Day. Society tries to provide encouragement for bystanders who want to act on their best impulses and help those in dire need.