The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, known as RGGI, may be growing. New Jersey’s new Democratic Governor has vowed to bring his state back into the compact and Virginia is the first coal-producing state to take steps to join.
Trump toured the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and delivered brief remarks, paying tribute to African Americans who fought institutionalized racism, including Medgar Evers, the civil rights activist who was murdered outside his home in Jackson in 1963.
José has already tried to escape from El Salvador to the US this summer — twice. But he's failed each time, and now he's dodging gang violence at home while trying to make yet another attempt to leave.
In the 1940s, the first African American women entered NACA's “computing pools." Some later became managers or engineers at NASA, and all made crucial — but often little-known — contributions to the math that put Americans in space.
The protests in Charlottesville drew a large crowd of counter-protesters — people opposed to the racism, white nationalism and other forms of hate espoused by many of the protesters who came for the "Unite the Right" protest.
Explorer and mercenary Captain John Smith shaped modern America in many ways, spurring its colonization by the English. And his story goes far beyond his friendship with Native Americans like Pocahontas. A new biography argues that this cruel and heroic former mercenary was also the first to formulate the American Dream.