After a day of mostly peaceful protests staged by ideologically opposed groups in volatile Portland, Oregon, the demonstrations turned violent as night fell Saturday, prompting police to declare a downtown gathering unlawful and make several arrests.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law on Saturday a package of measures intended to strengthen protections for LGBTQ people, including one that requires the state's correctional system to house transgender, gender-nonconforming and intersex people by their gender identity.
President Donald Trump touts the economy's quick recovery as evidence of his administration's success. He's not wrong, but it's not the full picture.
Police in Ontario, Canada, used a helicopter, night vision technology and canine teams to find a 6-year-old special needs boy who went missing in a forest near his house.
One day last February, a woman walked into a prosecutor's office with a green plastic bin and an astonishing story. For more than an hour, at a conference table with me and two prosecutors from the Major Case Division, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard listened to Jacque Hollander …
The pandemic sent the United States into one of the steepest economic contractions in history, but some businesses are pulling through -- and even thriving during this time of adversity. Some are hiring thousands of employees to keep up with their fast-paced growth.
Tom Ridge, the former Department of Homeland Security secretary during the George W. Bush administration, endorsed Joe Biden in an op-ed published Sunday in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Investors have shown rabid enthusiasm for new stocks this September. That's forced some strategists to wonder: Is this a repeat of the frenzy that led up to the dot-com crash at the turn of the millennium?
Three artists have partnered to launch a digital platform that allows people unable to march in the streets to participate in Black Lives Matter protests.
At least 10 people were arrested after a group of protesters smashed windows, started street fires and threw fireworks at officers, Seattle police said.
Louisville police arrested 25 people Saturday night as protesters demanding justice for Breonna Taylor took to the streets again.
A suspect is in custody after an officer was injured at the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Community Station Saturday night, authorities said.
The news that the officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor wouldn't be charged in her death didn't come as a surprise to many Black Americans -- the state of emergency and boarded up buildings in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, combined with hundreds of years of history, were stron…
One of the most famous American painters and illustrators, Norman Rockwell produced pithy artwork to promote democracy and civic engagement in his time. Now, a museum in Massachusetts dedicated to him asked artists to design "get out the vote" posters for 2020.
Five students at California State University, Long Beach tested positive for Covid-19, prompting a campus-wide quarantine.
Since taking power in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has helped cement China's position as a global superpower -- and pushed forward an aggressive foreign policy, making bolder moves in several key flashpoints across Asia.
The Force must have been with a kitten rescued in a Northern California wildfire as the feline bears a striking resemblance to Baby Yoda.
Members of the far-right Proud Boys -- some carrying firearms and wearing body armor -- massed at a rally on Saturday in Portland, Oregon, as counter rallies unfolded nearby and officials in the tense city braced for violence.
The remains of missing environmentalist George Atiyeh were found after the Beachie Creek Fire consumed his property and the area around his home, his daughter confirmed on Facebook Friday.
The birth, life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus demonstrated that fatherly yearning of God. It demonstrated the depth of that love that caused Jesus to sacrifice himself for our redemption.
President Donald Trump on Saturday said he is nominating Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative federal appeals court judge, to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the US Supreme Court, setting off a fierce partisan battle in the waning days of a hotly contested presidential election.
Residents of eight cities have been alerted that a brain-eating amoeba was found in a southeast Texas water supply, leading one of the towns to issue a disaster declaration.
A 9-year-old Louisiana student was suspended after a teacher reported seeing a gun in the boy's bedroom during a virtual class.
More than six months after Louisville police fatally shot Breonna Taylor during a botched raid, protesters have poured into the streets to insist that only murder charges against the officers would amount to justice.
Rochester's mayor named an interim police chief Saturday, hiring the city's first female top cop in department history in the aftermath of the controversial death of Daniel Prude in police custody.
When Ruth Moore’s daughter, Ruth Marie, sold the Colonial Revival house that her parents had built on a piece of land named after her great aunt (who bequeathed the land to Mrs. Moore), she surely never considered the possibility that it would become the most famous home in America.
As more early voting sites open across the country, election officials have faced a significant challenge: Staffing those sites with poll workers. And amid the coronavirus pandemic, the stakes are higher than ever.
An Ohio woman was tased and arrested for refusing to leave a middle school football game after police say she refused multiple requests to comply with school policy to wear a mask while watching the game.
Because we all could use a break from the nonstop drama, may I present the Rev. Sheila Zilinsky and her theory that LeBron James is secretly a wizard and card-carrying member of the Illuminati who conjures up demons by way of his pregame "chalk toss."
President Donald Trump on Saturday announced a Supreme Court nominee to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, formally kicking off a contentious and high-stakes battle over the fate of the court that will play out in a bitterly-divided Senate.
Democracy in the Park, a now embattled ballot collection effort, is being challenged by state Republican leaders who call into question the legality and security of the event.
From the moment Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, was made aware of the threat of COVID-19, he acted faster than most other states and the federal government.
A women's group is hosting a virtual relay race to highlight the civil rights movement and help increase Black voter turnout for the 2020 presidential election.
Breonna Taylor's family says they're heartbroken and outraged following the Kentucky attorney general's announcement that no officers are being charged directly in the killing of the 26-year-old aspiring nurse.
This week has been a gut punch. Already reeling from the implications of what the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg means for the future of civil rights in America, we had to sit with the rage over the lack of charges in Breonna Taylor's death.