A little known candidate, Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, is giving Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel a tough race. But he will need to attract the support of a more racially diverse coalition if he wants to become Chicago’s first Hispanic mayor.
Virginia lawmakers have passed a measure in which those who were forcibly sterilized are to be awarded $25,000 each. Many view the measure as formal recognition of the injustice inherent in the program.
Male women's rights activists in Kabul pose for the media Thursday wearing burqas to show their solidarity to Afghan women ahead of International Women's Day. Burqas for many people worldwide have come to symbolize the suppression of women.
After months of fierce national debate, the FCC voted on Thursday to pass the most sweeping net neutrality rules in US history. For anyone who uses the Internet, around 87 percent of Americans, this is a really big deal.
The case pits an influential investment firm that has backed big tech companies against a former junior partner who says she was denied a promotion after she complained about harassment by a male partner.
A Florida police officer uses a stun gun on an elderly man in Key West, who appears to be surrendering with his hands up. Miami's three major police departments have used Tasers on more than 3,000 people since 2007. Some 11 men have died after being stunned