In a major victory for the open internet that could have ripple effects throughout the United States, the Golden State thwarts aggressive lobbying by the telecom industry. Gov. Jerry Brown has 30 days to sign or veto the bill.
Issues such as climate change, family separations and same-sex marriage are fueling a big generational shift in the American evangelical community.
Police block off streets and mobilize hundreds of officers one year after white supremacist violence roiled the Virginia city. Some activists fear the heavy police presence could be counterproductive.
Ferguson City Councilman Wesley Bell has defeated St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch, who was criticized for his handling of the police killing of Michael Brown, which triggered racial unrest and helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.
It's a clash of ideas and values that might be characterized as Charlottesville versus the neo-Confederacy.
Transit agency seeks to head off clashes as the event moves to the nation’s capital from Charlottesville, Va., but critics and union officials are angry at any plan that accommodates white supremacists.
Centrist and liberal media have a disturbing tendency to rehabilitate some of the most vile, reactionary forces on the right simply because they say vaguely negative things about Trump.
Protest and dissent require courage, and exercising those rights often comes at a cost.
What makes the ongoing slaughter of Americans at the hands of our police so troubling—as if that’s not enough—is how rare it is for any cop to end up in jail for one of these murders.