A local museum's request to remove a Confederate flag was rejected by the City Council in a poor, struggling former textile town.
Even the head of the Fed now worries about the chasm of income inequality. But Janet Yellen, in a speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, took it one step beyond money.
The Supreme Court unexpectedly and tersely turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
Organizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they're ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.
The president directed the Labor Department to draft rules that clarify that the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) applies to LGBT couples, even in states where same-sex marriage is not legal.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor is worried about income inequality's negative impact not only on the U.S. now, but on future generations.
Despite all the gay excitement and celebration we can't overlook the hundreds of young LGBT people sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles every night.
After years of organizing against racist profiling by the East Haven Police Department, a landmark legal victory has been won.
Nearly every economist of any reputation must now deal with the stunning evidence behind the inequality trends Piketty illuminates.