The looming government shutdown, currently being debated by President Obama and Congress, might not be as bad as people think.
Nearly all job gains in March driven by private employers, a good indication that the economy may be picking up.
New study indicates graduates of historically black colleges may not achieve same success as counterparts who attend traditionally white schools.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire happened a century ago, but the labor-safety issues that led to the disaster are relevant today.
Hollywood is taking activism beyond "An Inconvenient Truth" in hopes of creating a global, environmental movement against climate change.
African Americans are sharing shoe boxes of photos to discover their family stories.
During the American Revolution, many colonists, had good reason for not breaking with the crown.
There's no need to panic over the U.S. educational decline, according to experts. It's good that people are getting smarter around the world.
A new novel about a family of bogus Native American alligator wrestlers offers a critique of Florida culture.
Twenty years after the program started, Teach for America is still producing teachers. The program could hold clues into how to improve the US education system in general.