The city of Hamtramck, Mich., is $3 million in debt and will run out of money by the end of January. It has sought permission from the state to file for bankruptcy, a move never before taken by a Michigan municipality. This could be a preview of what may happen to many cities and towns statewide.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Nov. 30 in the long legal battle over the rights of California prison inmates to decent health care.
Millions of Americans are almost certain to lose their unemployment checks this month after Congress failed to extend benefits by the Nov. 30 deadline.
Protestors staging a sti-in at a Texas senator's office were arrested and held for hours.
Passing the DREAM Act is about young people and their future, say labor and immigration reform advocates.
As federal unemployment benefits expired for 800,000 Americans Tuesday, people rallied in downtown Cleveland to demand extension of this critical lifeline.
The legislature approved a landmark bill to pay $4.6 billion in compensation to African American farmers and Native Americans.
Three leaders have been named as recipients of the Amistad Award to be presented here by the People's World on Sunday, Dec. 5.
If Congress fails to immediately extend benefits more than two million jobless workers will lose their lifeline in December.
Supporters of the DREAM act range from the labor movement to self-identified conservatives.