What was supposed to have been a waltz into a second term for Emanuel has turned into a fight for his political life with challenger and longtime progressive Latino leader Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors decision increases funding for community-based programs helping people when they return home.
Unionized California teachers are among the many categories of workers nationwide whose unions are under attack by anti-labor lawmakers.
The student-led boycott will be launched at Ohio State University and will snowball over the coming months as dozens more universities adopt it.
U.S. military soldiers and contractors sexually abused at least 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007 and the rapists were never punished.
Proposals for getting Chicago's finances back on track without unconstitutional grabs at retiree pensions, cuts to vital services, and toxic bank fees.
Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."
This 2012 Russian mystery and action film examines a wartime legendary - or perhaps mythological - tank.
Sarah Vaughan was renowned for her melodic improvising, wide vocal range and extraordinary technique.
When many working families are facing hardship and workers' rights are under attack, solidarity is still our best defense.