A Sikh college student in New York says that to enlist in the Army's ROTC program, he would have to shave and cut his hair, violating his religious beliefs. The ACLU and a Sikh group filed a federal lawsuit this week.
Nearly two dozen people were arrested Thursday at a protest outside a Walmart in California. It's been several years since Walmart employees started trying to form a union. Is unionization possible in today's economic climate?
Officer Darren Wilson has reportedly initiated the process of resignation from the force to take pressure off his fellow officers and the department, according to media reports. Michael Brown's father, meanwhile, has called for calm.
The Board of Regents of the University of California has approved a tuition increase that will raise tuition for many in-state students to $15,564 by 2019. Gov. Jerry Brown wants new money-saving measures first.
St. Cloud, Minn., got 13 inches of snow, a new record for November. In Colorado, temperatures dropped nearly 30 degrees over the course of an hour as the cold front moved in. Sub-freezing temperatures reached as far south as Dallas.
Wealth inequality in the US is reaching its most extreme point since just before the start of the Great Depression in 1929, according to a new economic analysis. Even the 1 percent are lagging behind the 0.01 percent.