The NBA's Jason Collins made history yesterday by coming out as gay - the first time an NBA player has done so while still actively playing.
The food on your dining table comes at a particularly high price, and we don't mean in dollars and cents; we mean in lives.
The far-right billionaire Koch brothers are reportedly seeking to buy The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, and five other daily newspapers.
Detroit is far from the only community feeling the shock of the economic crisis.
Nancy Altman told lawmakers that instead of considering how to cut the cost of living adjustments, Social Security should adopt an alternative inflation measure.
High school students went on strike today, refusing to participate in the second day of standardized testing.
A Chicago Earth Day rally protested construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and the threat tar sands oil poses to freshwater, air and climate. It was one of scores of actions held across the country.
The tragic April 17 explosion at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas was, in part, a product of a severe lack of accountability and oversight by its company, West Fertilizer.
Numerous groups are working out their point-by-point analyses of the Senate bill, which is more than 800 pages long.
With the economy still "depressed" and student debt at an all-time high, policymakers and students should be discussing reforms to the way interest rates are calculated.