The Zuckerberg-Chan family's pledge to devote the bulk of their fortunes to 'advancing human potential and promoting equality' makes them some of the youngest members of an elite club of billionaire philanthropists.
A new report analyzing data on Americans known to be involved with Islamic State offers recommendations. The compilation also identifies what might – and might not – be a danger to the United States.
On the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks's famous bus ride, public transportation haphazardly rolls through the Alabama city for many low-income and black riders.
The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., used Giving Tuesday to announce an initiative for philanthropy and plans to set up an exhibit exploring the thread of giving throughout American history.
Bear No. 399 provides a cautionary tale of the revival of the rugged symbol of the American West as Washington considers removing grizzlies from federal protection.
Sheriff's deputies arrested Richard Cunningham over the weekend, charging him with possession of five guns and ammunition, raising a debate about several incidents involving homeless people and weapons.
Nativity scene baby: Federal records of abandoned babies aren't kept but one non-profit estimates that 3,000 babies have been saved because of laws that encourage parents to abandon children safely.
Racism is a 'big problem', say 49 percent of those surveyed in a national poll - a significant rise from four years ago. Why?
Thanksgiving travelers should see tighter security at airports, bus and train stations, and mostly clear but cold weather east of the Rockies.