For some communities, the drive to name public spaces in King’s name has taken years as well as heated debates, boycotts, petition drives, marches and even litigation.
The naming of the celebration seems to go back to the name of a pre-Christian goddess in England, Eostre. And the holiday used to be marked by heavy drinking and merrymaking.
Flint, Michigan, has one of the highest crime rates in the country for a city of its size. One neighborhood has found a novel way to fight back.
The unique role of the temperance movement in US history might explain why, when it comes to Americans' tastes, bland beer is still king.
In a region surrounded by threats — from Turkey’s attacks and Islamic State terrorism and patriarchy at home — the women of Kurdistan are fighting for their life and liberty. And the cost is hard, dangerous labor.
Australian researchers have released a study finding that "firehawks" intentionally carry burning sticks to spread fire and eat fleeing prey. Indigenous people in northern Australia have known that for thousands of years.
New forms of fiction and non-fiction writing told the stories of the plight of everyday working women at the hands of abusers.
Recreational gun use has declined while demand for high-caliber, concealable weapons has skyrocketed; a combination of laws sponsored by the NRA and self-defense marketing may be behind the change.
The law says official presidential records must be preserved. How do tweets figure in — particularly when they're altered or deleted?
While politicians argue endlessly over gun control, here are 10 practical ways the rest of us can work to prevent school shootings.