A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader and then lost her job when her parents exposed her as being white is struggling to make a living these days
Students and parents whose Maryland high school has been dragged into the national immigration debate declined to comment about an alleged rape case involving a 14-year-old girl and a suspect authorities say came to the U.S. illegally from Central America
Hong Kong is poised to choose a new leader on Sunday when members of a committee dominated by pro-Beijing elites cast their ballots in the first such vote since 2014's huge pro-democracy protests
A new study of nearly two million people published in The BMJ adds more evidence that moderate amounts of alcohol appear to be healthy for most heart conditions—but not all of them
Reviews of destinations around the world have been ranked by travel website, Trip Advisor. Traveler's Choice Awards for 2017 have been released for 2017.
Senior U.S. officials say the Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, ending years of delay for a project that has served as a flashpoint in the national debate about climate change
A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces, planning protests around the country next month on the 49th anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination
A state review has found California is on track to meet its tougher car-emission standards and urges regulators to draft more ambitious environmental targets for the future
Police say a man angry after a domestic dispute opened fire in a Wisconsin bank, killing two longtime employees, then killed an attorney at a nearby law firm and a detective.
A federal judge says Virginia's largest utility is violating the Clean Water Act because arsenic is flowing out of a coal ash impoundment in Chesapeake, polluting ground and surface water
Tucker reads emails of Montgomery County Superintendent of Schools, Jack R. Smith, whom he says seems more concerned about intolerant language and racist, xenophobic behavior than the alleged sexual assault of a student by an illegal immigrant #Tucker
Israeli police have arrested a 19-year-old hacker who they say is the main suspect in a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the United States, appearing to crack a case that has sent a chill through the American Jewish community