Maine To Ban Native American Mascots In Public…

Maine will become the first state to ban Native American images as logos or mascots.

Billionaire to College's Class of 2019: I'll Pay…

Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith received an honorary degree from Morehouse College during graduation ceremonies Sunday—and he told the rest of the Class of 2019 that they wouldn't have to worry about repaying student debt. "This is my class and I know my class will pay this forward," he...

Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Reveals…

The platform is focused on establishing "affirmative, statutory rights" on abortion at the Congressional level.

New Mexico mayor's plan would charge for emergency costs

New Mexico mayor proposes billing drivers for car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or extractions

Mnuchin Rejects Subpoena Request For President…

The Treasury secretary reiterated his stance that the department was "not authorized to disclose the requested returns and information."

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to…

The man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in September 2017 is slated to face trial

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House Passes Bill To Extend Certain Protections…

​The act would extend civil rights protections to the LGBTQ community by banning some discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: 'My body…

Hundreds of demonstrators march in Alabama's capital city and other cities in the state against a new Alabama law to ban most abortions and take effect in six months

Green Infrastructure Does More Than Handle City…

Green infrastructure uses natural elements to manage weather effects like rain runoff. But it improves other aspects of communities, too.

In defining consent, there's a gap between the…

In defining consent, the nation's laws lag behind the culture at large, where there is a growing acceptance of an affirmative consent standard

OSU Report: Former Athletic Doctor Abused…

According to an independent report from The Ohio State University, the late Dr. Richard Strauss abused at least 177 students since as early as 1979.

Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off…

Billionaire technology investor shocks 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College, announcing at their commencement that he will pay off their students loans worth up to $40 million

Mo. Abortion Provider Says The State's New Bill…

Dr. Colleen McNicholas, an abortion provider in St. Louis, talked to Newsy about Missouri's controversial abortion bill.

Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims is…

A temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a Florida high school mass shooting is burned to the ground in a symbolic gesture of healing

Govt. Cancels $929M In Federal Funds For…

The Federal Railroad Administration says the California High-Speed Rail Authority didn't make enough progress with the project.

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Alaska man given Coast Guard medal years after…

Alaska man receives US Coast Guard's second-highest civilian honor for saving girl from drowning when they were both children more than 20 years ago

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Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry grows

Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry is growing, with producers excited about this year's harvest

Boeing Says It's Completed Its 737 MAX Software…

The update still needs to be certified by the FAA.

Girl Snatched Off Street Found in Texas Hotel

"We Got Her!" Those must have been sweet words for a Texas mother who saw her 8-year-old girl snatched off the streets of Forth Worth on Saturday, the Forth Worth Star-Telegram reports. Thanks to surveillance video, social media, and two local church members, police were able to tweet the good...

Texas church opens new sanctuary 18 months after…

A South Texas church where a gunman in 2017 opened fire and killed more than two dozen congregants will unveil a new sanctuary and memorial room honoring the victims

Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl

A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother

Trayvon Martin's Mom Makes a Big Announcement

Trayvon Martin's mother is running for political office, the Miami Herald reports. Sybrina Fulton—whose son was infamously shot dead by a neighborhood crime watch captain in 2012—plans to officially announce Monday that she's running for the Miami-Dade County Commission. "Our county must continue moving forward so our families...

Defunct steelmaker's 21-story headquarters…

Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters

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Celeb chef José Andrés calls fired cafeteria worker a 'hero'

The plight of a fired school cafeteria worker in New Hampshire has caught the attention of award-winning chef Jose Andres

Oprah gives $500,000 to high school after-school program

Oprah Winfrey announced she's giving $500,000 to an initiative at a New Jersey high school that's aimed at keeping kids off the streets

Trayvon Martin's mom announces run for office in…

A mother who turned to activism after the slaying of her black teen son Trayvon Martin has announced she is running for office in Miami