Demonstrators wave banners in one of New York's famous women's suffrage parades. In 1918, Congress passed what became, when it was ratified in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment, which prohibited state and federal agencies from gender-based restrictions on voting. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton drafted the amendment and first introduced it in 1878.
The Obama administration asked an appeals court Friday to immediately stop implementation of the immigration law, after reports that Hispanic students were staying home as the law took effect.
With the Alabama immigration law taking effect, some 2,000 Hispanic students didn't attend school Monday. Teachers unions and Hispanic activists are voicing their concerns.
Alabama's immigration law, billed as the toughest on illegal immigrants, is already having an impact on farmers, teachers, and contractors.
An old Confederate bill brings a rush of excitement...Before the appraiser arrives.
Compact cars will be built in greater numbers this year as automakers cater to penny-pinching consumers. Companies also hope to eat into sales of Toyota, Honda compact cars.
Days before the Alabama law, designed to sharply curtail illegal immigration, was to go into effect, a federal judge temporarily blocked the measure in order to 'adequately address' challenges.