The Red Cross is apologizing after a poster depicting pool safety rules was circulated on Twitter and flamed for being "super racist."
First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia arrived Monday in Liberia, beginning a three-nation trip to draw attention to the millions of girls around the world who are not in school.
Blacks in the United States continue to lag far behind whites in key areas of economic well-being like wealth, income and homeownership, a new report from the Pew Research Center finds.
President Barack Obama announced Friday he was designating the area around the Stonewall Inn in New York City as the country's first national monument to LGBT rights.
The organization that’s been on the front lines fighting to maintain free data for people who can’t afford it, took their fight to Capitol Hill on Monday in a passionate, standing room only forum in the Cannon House Office Building.
President and CEO of the Urban League of Hudson County Elnora Watson was not only a pillar to the North Jersey chapter of the organization but also a community leader. She died June 19 of illness in her home at ...
Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, continued to dominate the news cycle, this time with two stories that push his lethal envelope ever closer to the edge.
Many Americans on the left—and some in the middle—are hoping the rumor that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is pondering retirement is true.
A new staff report by the House Financial Services Committee concluded that stronger federal consumer protections are needed for Americans who’d consider payday lenders.
Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson, who drove the van in which Freddie Gray was fatally injured, was found not guilty Thursday on all charges, including the most serious charge of second-degree depraved-heart murder.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas, saying that the plan taking race into consideration as one factor of admission is constitutional.
An Iowa congressman has proposed legislation that would block Harriet Tubman from replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
Federal and Mississippi authorities closed the books on one of the most notorious cases of the civil rights era Monday, saying no viable prosecutions remain in the half-century-old investigation.
There will be no charges filed in the 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson, the U.S. Justice Department said Monday, citing insufficient evidence in the Valdosta, Georgia, case.
On Father's Day weekend in Chicago, 12 people were murdered in 54 different shootings across the city.