In Texas, Hood County Clerk Katie Lang had refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples for well over a week after the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v.
Right now, the global climate is a patient that has no plausible chance of survival if left untreated.
Bill Cosby, an alleged serial rapist who has been accused of sexual assault by more than 20 women, acknowledged in a 2005 court deposition that he purchased a sedative drug with the intention of incapacitating women whom he wanted to force to have sex with him.
Nearly every headline about the U.S. government’s new report on polar bears echoes gloom and doom. One after another, they range from speculation of “the brink of extinction” to predictions of a “population crash” that will likely begin in about 10 years.
Nineteen years after President Bill Clinton endorsed conservative ideas about fighting poverty and signed sweeping welfare reform into law, one of the most poorly thought out elements of that political pact is on the verge of crumbling.
Last night’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Final was nothing short of remarkable. From beginning to end, Team USA brought unprecedented athleticism, including the first hat-trick in Women’s World Cup history from midfielder Carli Lloyd and the continuation of Hope Solo’s 540 minute shut-out through the first half of the match’s first period.
Just one additional year of secondary school dramatically cut the risk of HIV infection in Botswana, according to a new study.
The future of the Chesapeake Bay looks a little cleaner Monday, after a federal appeals court struck down a case that sought to undermine an effort to clean up the bay.
Correctional officers equipped with rifles, tear-gas equipment and batons were instructed to guard Arizona State Prison-Kingman Sunday morning, following a spate of riots that left seven inmates and nine prison staffers injured last week.
Before he could address his belief that the Confederate flag should remain flying on the South Carolina State Capitol property, ultra-conservative state Sen.
Only 41 percent of American adults believe the shooter at Emanuel A.M.E Church in Charleston, S.C. should be charged with terrorism, according to a CNN and ORC International poll.
A young woman in Washington State has died from complications stemming from the measles, according to health officials — which marks the United States’ first confirmed measles death in more than a decade.
Congress may soon require tech companies to treat terror-related content like child pornography by reporting suspicious activity to law enforcement agencies.
Only one hurdle stands between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his upcoming bid for the White House: passing a budget to keep his state chugging for the next two years.
Sixty years ago, Nobel laureates gathered on a tiny island in Western Europe and warned the world of the dangerous effects of nuclear weapons.
Ava DuVernay will not be directing Marvel’s Black Panther. It’s not that the rumor was nothing but rumor.
Leaders of the Episcopal Church voted to divest its holdings from fossil fuels on Friday, citing the fact that fossil fuel burning causes catastrophic climate change.
On Sunday, Greeks overwhelmingly voted against a European deal to extend financing to the country’s banks that would have required more harsh austerity measures on the part of the government.
Months after the rough ride that killed Freddie Gray in Baltimore, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that officers’ disciplinary records can remain hidden from the public.
Donald Trump’s nativist comments about Mexican rapists and drug dealers crossing the southern border has become something of a litmus test for where the Republican Party stands with Latino immigrants and Latino voters.