Author and journalist David Maraniss turns back the clock to paint the picture of an American metropolis in its prime – with the seeds of failure already taking root.
The surviving employees and friends of the Sandler O'Neill investment banking firm have ensured that 76 children who lost a parent in the attacks will have their college costs fully paid for.
Apple's new product lineup features some suped-up versions of the iPhone and the iPad. The only truly new product is the Apple Pencil.
Healy, a 420-foot, 16,000-ton, 30,000-horsepower ship, that's capable of breaking more than 10 feet of ice, arrived at the North Pole one week ahead of schedule.
Attorneys for Michael Slager, a former police officer in North Charleston, S.C., who has been charged with killing an unarmed black man, say the defendant poses no flight risk. Some observers worry that his release could spark civil unrest.
Federal attorneys will apply heightened scrutiny to individuals on Wall Street when investigating financial misconduct and corporate malfeasance, according to a new Justice Department policy.
A Baltimore judge is hearing arguments Thursday for a change of venue in the trials of six police officers charged in relation to the April death of Freddie Gray.
At least nine vehicles traveling on Arizona highways have been shot at in the past week and a half. Phoenix officials have called in the FBI and the ATF to assist in the investigation.
Michael Derrick Hudson says that his poem was rejected 40 times under his given name but accepted when he used the pseudonym Yi-Fen Chou.
In relatively recent history, the US government sanctioned policies that deported Mexicans and Mexican-American citizens. Here are the lessons from that earlier campaign.
A new poll suggests that a substantial portion of Americans who have left the Catholic Church but still feel connected to it could be swayed by Pope Francis.
The Department of Justice's final report on the police response to the unrest in Ferguson details a litany of missteps, including violation of protesters' First Amendment rights, and improper use of police dogs, armored vehicles, and snipers.
US District Judge Richard M. Berman overturned the NFL's suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Earth has 3 trillion trees – some eight times more than previously thought, according to a new ecological census. That may sound like a lot, but the planet loses some 15 billion every year to deforestation.
The Australian government has come under fire for efforts to influence the outcome of pending legislation across the Pacific.
The Kentucky county clerk appeared before a judge Thursday and was ordered to jail for defying an order to grant marriage licenses to same sex couples.
Wildlife officials are searching for the snake, which was reported missing on Wednesday by an experienced snake handler in Orlando.
Some 1,500 California inmates will be let out of solitary confinement according to a new settlement. It's just one example of changing views on the issue nationwide.
On Tuesday, the president called for the US to buy or build more Coast Guard icebreaking vessels in the Arctic, which has emerged as a growing region for commerce, tourism, and industry.
President Obama's executive action capped a 119-year debate over the mountain’s name – but didn't necessarily end the controversy.
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