Two new prisoners at a Mississippi prison were killed in a violent conflict amid continuing reports of violence and poor conditions
More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame.
A historic neighborhood on Chicago's far South Side faces the modern-day challenge of boosting health, education and economic opportunities.
A group of homeless women who organized to highlight the extent of California's housing crisis was put out of the home they were occupying
Calling preparations for the 2020 Census "conspicuously deficient," the NAACP is suing the U.S. Census Bureau.
A St. Louis Circuit Attorney filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, the local police union and others.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday picked up his 10th endorsement from a Congressional Black Caucus member
Presidential candidates have swarmed Iowa's rolling landscape for more than a year, making their pitch to potential supporters
Cory Booker said a looming impeachment trial and other pressing issues in Washington could deal a "big, big blow" to his Democratic presidential campaign.
Increasingly alarmed that Bernie Sanders could become their party's presidential nominee, establishment-minded Democrats are warning primary voters.
A group of San Francisco women who have been living in vacant housing are winning support in light of the increasingly expensive real estate market there
Julián Castro is endorsing Elizabeth Warren's presidential bid, saying the Massachusetts senator is "the most qualified, best-equipped candidate."
In a show of solidarity to a fellow pancreatic cancer patient, the 'Jeopardy' host sent his hopes that both men will successfully recover from the ailment
Iran vowed "harsh retaliation" for a U.S. airstrike that killed a top Iranian general who had been the architect of its Middle East interventions.
The 2020 Democratic presidential primary initially featured the most racially diverse field in history. Now, the top tier of candidates is all white.
Julián Castro on Thursday ended his run for president that pushed the 2020 field on immigration and swung hard at rivals on the debate stage.
Officials say Grafton Thomas had researched anti-Semitism and Hitler before launching an attack on attendees of Hanukkah services at a synagogue
Democratic presidential candidates offered two very different debates during their final forum of 2019.
The Democrats' next primary debate will proceed as scheduled this week, the Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday.
Statistics show the death penalty fading in particular regions so much so that fewer than 30 executions have taken place in the U.S. in the last five years