A Tennessee bill that would permit therapists to refer LGBT patients elsewhere based on religious convictions is being challenged by counselor organizations, but religious conservatives say such bills are necessary to protect religious principles.
Five key players on the US Women's National Soccer Team filed a wage discrimination complaint on Wednesday against U.S. Soccer. The players say they are paid far less than the men's team despite greater success on the field.
A majority of Georgians oppose gay marriage. But amid pressure from business interests and a younger population, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal rejected a bill that would have allowed opponents of same-sex marriage to deny them services.
Some 62 percent of Americans describe drug abuse as a serious problem in their communities, in a recent poll. But rather than cracking down on users, most respondents prioritized treatment programs over incarceration.
Many people will spend their day Wednesday watching puppy videos or posting photos of their dogs online, but the day also helps puppies who need a home.
Photographer Bob Adelman's work depicted the magnitude of segregation in the Deep South during the civil rights movement.
The Indian Child Welfare Act is meant to help tribes keep children in tribal homes where they can learn about their culture. But 6-year-old Lexi's foster family says the application of the law in her case robs her of the 'only family that she has ever known.'
Former tennis pro Raymond Moore faced sharp criticism for saying that female players 'ride on the coattails of men.'
A bipartisan group of 14 lawmakers visited South Carolina over the weekend in a three-day pilgrimage that sought to foster race and political relations.
Not wildfire, nor broken-down sled, nor runaway dogs could deter rookie contestant Mary Helwig from finishing the iconic sled-dog race.