At a national meeting this summer here, social theorist Dorothy E. Smith was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nestled in a small strip mall here in the shadow of Midway Airport sits Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski's office. It was to that office immigration activists delivered a birthday cake recently.
A military judge sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.
As a hunger strike by California prison inmates entered its seventh week Aug. 19, authorities said some 130 inmates in six prisons are refusing meals.
While fueling a new source of profits for Wall Street, working families are not enjoying the benefits of California's Silicon Valley economic resurgence.
In a significant win for City College of San Francisco, the U.S. Department of Education issued a letter that could turn the tables on the accrediting agency.
The Republican leadership in the House has been threatening to use parliamentary tricks to stop a reform bill even if it has majority support.
The pro-choice grassroots movement has also come together to tell extremists that their agenda is not welcome in New Mexico.
An online petition, supported by the Detroit branch of the NAACP, is calling on Kevyn Orr to resign for "vile and callous"comments.
The corporation that caused the blackout of 2003, FirstEnergy, is about to shut two power plants in western Pennsylvania, destroying hundreds of jobs and putting the region's power grid at risk, according to the Utility Workers of America.