Fifteen years after writing the book which became the film 'Precious,' Sapphire writes 'The Kid,' about Precious' son, Abdul.
The changes being discussed in Washington will have a profound impact on the incomes and lifestyles of middle-class Americans.
Homeowners overcharged for their loans when they fell behind on their payments can expect some money back soon.
Gov. Mark Dayton signed the state's budget bill to end the 20-day government shutdown in Minnesota.
Rais Bhuiyan is petitioning Texas lawmakers to spare the life of the man who tried to end his.
Illinois and Connecticut join 11 other states that will offer lower in-state tuition for undocumented students this summer.
Chicago’s 50-year forecast: lethal and extreme weather, a termite invasion and a 1.5 foot drop in Lake Michigan's depth.
A new book explores how big business and political systems benefit from classifying race as biological category.
Parents of extremely obese children should lose custody say authors of an article in The Journal of the American Medical Association.
In states like Wisconsin and Ohio, Republicans are leading the charge against unions, arguing that union benefits are unsustainable.