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Portland, Ore., officials expressed relief that a gathering of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators wasn't as violent as feared.
Amid external threats and an expanding definition of safety, observers are encouraging people to take control of how they perceive their environment.
Portland, Maine, faces a Thursday deadline to find homes for 137 asylum-seekers of the more than 400 housed at its Expo Center.
Almost half the states have now passed laws against false service, emotional support, and therapy animals in the face of a growing imposter problem.
Twenty-two people have died as a result of the Aug. 3 attack in El Paso, Texas, about as many murders as the city usually gets in a year.
Bareback bronc rider Will Lowe is a three-time national champ. He, like other riders, sees himself as an extreme athlete preserving a legacy he loves.
A San Francisco program that guarantees legal counsel to renters reflects a reconsideration of the balance between landlords and tenant rights.
As online services and Bible apps expand, some people are finding an expanded definition beyond a building. But others worry community is being lost.
Even as Americans are drinking more, interest in the sober curiosity movement is swelling. The trend coincides with a wellness obsession.
Maddie Collins, a Liberian refugee in Helena, Montana, believes the U.S. will surmount its current divisions. Part 4 in a series.
The one-child family is the fastest-growing family unit in America thanks to a variety of social and economic factors.
Amid the worst downturn for farmers since the 1980s, Glenn Brunkow of Wamego, Kansas, is heartened by the next generation’s desire to serve others.
From Seattle to Charleston black chefs are exploring the deep, but often underappreciated, effects of black cuisine on a whitewashed culture.
Up to half of the 7,000 languages spoken today are likely to die off by the end of this century. Queens has become ground zero to save them.
For these history-minded hobbyists, black-powder activities are a rare chance to revisit the armaments technology from the 1860s.
July 4th is a joyful celebration for many Americans. But for some Native Hawaiians, it is a painful reminder of their loss of sovereignty.
When Kevin Flike was flown out of Afghanistan badly wounded, he was relieved to leave the war behind. But his battles were just beginning.
Safe parking lots to sleep in help the homeless who own vehicles with wraparound services in the evenings.
On June 6, the D-Day Squadron will comprise the U.S. contingent of a massive D-Day reenactment called “Daks over Normandy” for the 75th anniversary.
The news that the Harriet Tubman $20 bill would be delayed until after President Trump leaves office raises questions about heroism in America.
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