The Michigan Democrat was a longtime supporter of universal health care and a dogged pursuer of government waste and fraud.
The 26-year-old environmental and racial justice activist was unjustly prosecuted and imprisoned, and now, in the third trimester of a high-risk pregnancy, is serving a mandatory two-year sentence.
The longest-serving member of the House steps down after his support among fellow Democrats collapsed following misconduct accusations.
Director Kathryn Bigelow turns the tragic events of July 1967 in Detroit into a tense suspense film.
"There must be responsibility to do everything humanly possible to mitigate the damage done to the residents of Flint—especially its children."
The carnage in many minority neighborhoods across America remains unacceptable. Yet both major-party presidential candidates have chosen to snub and malign the Black Lives Matter movement and the cause it represents.
Water Departments to Change Lead-Testing Methods After Investigators Find 'Cheats' in 33 U.S. Cities
A Guardian investigation prompted by the toxic water crisis in Flint, Mich., found that administrators in dozens of cities, including Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia and Detroit, cut corners while testing drinking water for dangerous levels of lead.
The Trump Show continues. Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich met in the 11th debate of this year's Republican presidential primary. Trump won again.
Federal prosecutors are reportedly "working with a multi-agency investigation team on the Flint water contamination matter."