Politics and Society
The NAACP is mounting a counter attack against what it says is a concerted effort to repress the voting rights of poor, predominantly Black and Hispanic voters in America.
As the United States geared up to fight World War II, it forced many Japanese Americans into internment camps. But some of those Japanese Americans decided they'd rather fight to defend the United States, despite being treated like supporters of the enemy....
As critics pound the euro as the source of their economic problems, and others worry about how its loss could be devastating, many say that the loss of the euro would have another profound effect: a major erosion of the still developing sense of European identity....
New immigration policies are making it increasingly more difficult for British restaurants to bring in trained curry chefs from India and Pakistan. To many, curry is the national dish of the United Kingdom....
Almost 70 years ago, on Wednesday, the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor. It launched a war that Jeffrey Record says the Japanese never had any hope of winning....
The Roma in Romania have long been called Tigan or Gypsy. Now, the country has made Roma the official term and hopes to reduce stereotypes and discrimination....
Over the weekend, Herman Cain suspended his campaign and hinted that he would issue an endorsement soon. Most Cain supporters seem to be migrating to Newt Gingrich. Could a Gingrich victory ultimately be a win for Barack Obama?...
With the Hispanic population of Arizona really growing, President Barack Obama is making a play to take the state out of the Republican column and put it in his own. At least two people are saying it's doable, and there's some precedent for that as well....
A proposal to extend the tax cut that was put in place to reduce the payroll taxes paid by every American failed in Congress on Thursday. But, there are negotiations underway that could lead to a compromise before time runs out at the end of the year....
Attorney General Martha Coakley accuses Bank of America, JP-Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Wells Fargo and GMAC Mortgage of unfair and deceptive business practices related to the foreclosure process....
- In Tornado Alley, weathercasters admired for keeping communities safe
- Spaniards outraged by new, strict EU regulations on olive oil
- James Rosen case prompts frank discuss about balance between First Amendment, national security
- Syrian mother struggles over whether to return to husband, home as civil war rages
- Deadly tornado rips through Oklahoma City suburbs, killing dozens
- Syria’s civil war ends long quiet in Israeli-controlled Golan Heights
- American diplomat expelled from Russia for spying evokes memories of Cold War
- While 11 million people may live in U.S. illegally -- the impact extends to millions more
- Tel Aviv offers insights as Boston prepares permanent memorial to Boston Marathon victims
- Police in Cleveland trying to figure out how man hid abducted women for a decade
- Catholic priests in Philippines bring Mass to shopping malls to meet the people
- Among Myanmar's large Buddhist population, monks, monasteries play important role
- 'I am a Mormon' campaign launches in London, in response to play's debut
- Yangon Muslims watch nervously as violence spreads in Myanmar
- New Pope Francis gets less than warm greeting from Venezuela
- New book seeks to guide Orthodox Jewish newly weds in sexual intimacy
- Latino Catholics in the U.S. embrace Catholic Church's new Argentinian pope
- Argentina's Dirty War revisited after new pope is elected
- Catholic Church unveils Pope Francis as next leader
- Bulgaria chooses new religious leader -- with complex past
- States consider reforms to help domestic workers move out of shadows
- Ukraine’s Asgarda martial arts program recasts Amazon warrior women
- Undocumented immigrant caregiver tells story from inside invisible workforce
- Meat processing across the Midwest largely done by immigrants
- China's hukou system puts migrant workers at severe economic disadvantage
- Ethnic Karen refugees from Myanmar find foothold in North Carolina
- Pakistani women have new tools to fight disfiguring acid attacks
- Some immigrant women, victims of domestic violence, afraid to seek help
- Grand jury will convene to consider more charges in Ohio rape case
- Congress holds hearing on changing how military handles sexual assault cases