US Presidential Candidates Woo Hispanic Voters
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton reached out to Hispanic voters this past week in a bid to boost (...)
Presidential Candidates Clinton, Trump Woo Hispanic Voters
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton reached out to Hispanic voters this past week in a bid to boost(...)
Rally to Mark 20th Anniversary of Million Man March
Thousands of people are expected in Washington, D.C., this weekend for the 20th anniversary of the "Million Man March."
In 1995, Nation of(...)
California Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Regulations Into Law
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a package of bills that will for the first time regulate the state's medical marijuana (...)
SeaWorld Criticizes Ban on Orca Breeding
SeaWorld is criticizing a ruling by California authorities that bans the breeding of its captive orca whale population, saying that denying (...)
Pioneering Female CEO Has Message for Younger Women
At a moment in history when women still hold fewer than 20 percent of board seats at American companies, Gigi Stetler has not only subverted(...)
Two Dead in US University Shootings
Shooting incidents at two U.S. universities have left two people dead and at least three others wounded Friday.
During the early morning (...)
Political Maneuver Revives Export-Import Bank's Chances
Supporters of the beleaguered U.S. Export-Import Bank used an unusual parliamentary maneuver Friday to force a vote to revive the (...)
Federal Official Still Looking at 2015 Rate Hike
A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in (...)
House Votes to End Ban on US Oil Exports
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to end a ban on most U.S. crude oil exports.
The measure passed 261 to 159 and now goes to (...)
200+ New Words for 21st Century
It's common these days for people to excessively — even obsessively — check their smartphones and other devices. They are being (...)
First Lady Honors New Class of Student Poets for Bravery
Michelle Obama honored a new class of National Student Poets for their bravery to be vulnerable and sharing their deepest thoughts.
US, Russia to Hold Talks on Air Safety Over Syria
Russia and the United States are set to resume talks aimed at avoiding accidents in Syrian air space as the two countries conduct separate (...)
Utah Conference Focuses on Role of Blacks in Mormon Faith
Issues of race and diversity with the Mormon faith have bubbled up again after the church selected three white men last weekend to fill (...)
Tropical Storm Bearing Down on Alaska
Parts of the nation's northernmost state are bracing for heavy rains and strong winds from the remnants of Hurricane Oho.
Tropical storm (...)
Obama Visits Oregon Shooting Victims' Families
U.S. President Barack Obama met privately Friday with the families of the eight students and one instructor gunned down at Umpqua Community (...)
Obama Slams 'Anti-Immigrant' Sentiment in US
President Barack Obama on Thursday slammed what he said was the growing "anti-immigrant sentiment" in American politics, in what was seen as(...)
Why Are Gun Laws So Hard for Congress to Tackle?
Since taking office, President Barack Obama has spoken out or issued statements about 15 mass shootings. The most recent shooting, in which (...)
House Republicans in Chaos as Speaker Favorite Withdraws
The Republican widely expected to become the next speaker of the House of Representatives shocked his colleagues Thursday by announcing he (...)
Passing Gun Laws Through US Congress Not Easy
President Barack Obama showed frustration in the aftermath of the October 1 shooting that killed 10 at an Oregon community college. "Somehow(...)