Despite seemingly fraught tensions between Israeli and Palestinians in the Middle East, a summer camp in Maine still brings youth together to build hope for the future.
African-American women have been attending classes to learn the basics of gun ownership, safety, and defense. Most hope to not use these skills, but many feel it's a necessary precaution these days.
The repeal of North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' has left a 'vacuum' of ambiguous conditions: It is not clear which public restrooms transgender people can legally use; and state and local governments are powerless to determine their own policies.
A recent poll from AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that 62 percent of Americans – up from 52 percent in March – believe the federal government is responsible to ensure that citizens have health care.
As repairs began Monday, hundreds of thousands of daily commuters traveled on packed and slow trains. Despite the first day's confusion, commuters and repair officials are optimistic about the summer project's success.
Behind various efforts by the heartland city are a few individuals who are striving to chip away at a problem that many experts believe receives too little attention in society.
Lafourche Parish has seen a 10 percent decline in residency since hurricane Katrina hit the region in 2005. Environmental concerns have hiked insurance rates substantially over the past decade in flood-prone areas, threatening the survival of culture in the bayous.
'The cultural atmosphere [today is] way worse than the atmosphere that the underground service worked in during the ‘68 to ‘73 period,' says a former 'Jane,' who helped women obtain abortions before Roe v. Wade legalized abortion.
Southern-style barbecue is spreading around the world, turning weekend grillers into would-be pitmasters. Meet a real baron of barbecue – ‘Big Moe.’
Fearing public harassment and deportation, undocumented immigrants are going to church in fewer numbers. To bridge this gap, pastors and ministers are reaching out – in person and via phone conference – to give them a sense of community.
In a study released Thursday, the Highway Loss Data Institute showed that Oregon, Washington, and Colorado saw car crash incidents rise by 2.7 percent since recreational marijuana was legalized in those states.
In this time of hand-wringing over a divided country and boiling civic hostilities, the volunteers living on church cots and in campers in a fire-ravaged mountain town seem an affirmation of spirit.
A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found an overall decline for the first time in the use of vaping devices with teens since the agency began tracking their use in 2011.