President Obama's carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
Two surveys claim to capture the public's view of the Common Core State Standards. But they tell very different stories.
Same-sex marriage activists are working to win hearts and minds in the Deep South, where they've met the strongest resistance. One strategy is to host informal conversations.
Attorney General Eric Holder, who will go to the St. Louis suburb Wednesday, wrote that the Justice Department's investigation of Michael Brown's death would be full and fair.
Following allegations of abuse of power, Rick Perry maintained that he had done nothing wrong. He told a crowd outside the courthouse he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."
Monsoonal rainfall caused massive flash flooding in Phoenix on Tuesday, turning roads into raging torrents. One area recorded 1 inch in 14 minutes.
The shooting appears to be unrelated to the ongoing protests in neighboring Ferguson, Mo. Police say the 23-year-old, suspected of stealing items from a convenience store, was "acting erratically."
Robert talks to St Louis Public Radio reporter Stephanie Lecci about Tuesday's police shooting in St Louis. Authorities say officers shot and killed a man brandishing a knife.
One man's quest to get out of Gaza and into Egypt highlights Palestinian calls for more freedom of movement.
Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
Hearings, backroom dealings and early morning enactments bore fruit this week with the careful marks of Gov. Deval Patrick’s commemorative pens.
Massachusetts lawmakers have given final passage to a bill that would toughen penalties for those who abuse animals.
Gov. Deval Patrick has re-filed legislation intended to limit the use of so-called “non-compete agreements” in the private sector.