Over 3,000 veterans are backed by prominent progressives as peaceful action on behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe gets underway.
As the head of the company building the pipeline vows to move forward with the controversial project, nonviolent protesters bring work to a halt at one North Dakota site.
In his latest work, an illustrated children’s book, the acclaimed writer tackles new territory, drawing from his relationship to his name, his father and his tribal roots.
When I was visiting abroad recently, my non-American friends were quite candid with me: They see my country as increasingly intolerant, violent and inhospitable.
Those making the case that it's high time the Washington Redskins changed their name got a boost Wednesday from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, which decided to cancel half a dozen federal trademark registrations owned by the NFL team.
The city has a dark underbelly that includes harsh treatment of its immigrant labor force and an intolerance for criticism.
Jack Abramoff was given four years in prison by a federal judge Thursday -- a sentence whittled down from a possible 11 years because he cooperated with investigators -- for his part in the fraud and corruption scandal that jolted Washington and landed several other lobbyists and Capitol Hill players in trouble as well.
The voters of Louisiana are very close to electing as their governor Bobby Jindal, a conservative Republican congressman of Indian descent. While the chattering class is preoccupied with whether the nation is ready for a black or woman president, the conservative Republicans of Louisiana, many of whom once threw their support behind former klansman David Duke, seem to have moved on.