A startling new study by the Census Bureau reveals that one in three Americans - 100 million people - live in poverty or near poverty.
Only about a third of those in the U.S. with HIV are getting treated says the Centers for Disease Control.
Leaders of the Communist Party, USA, opened a full session of their recently-elected National Committee in New York in a celebratory mood on Saturday.
Veterans are observing Veterans Day by joining the "99 percent" in Occupy Wall Street and denouncing deadly wars fought to enrich the wealthy.
Over 7,600 women in the state of North Carolina alone were victims of forced sterilization according to recent news reports.
Five undocumented immigrant youth staged a sit-in at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement prosecutor's office in Los Angeles, Oct. 18
Organizers of theTake Back the Dream conference say plans are underway for a massive campaign for jobs and against cuts, with hundreds, if not thousands, of actions across the country.
Thousands of activists representing hundreds of national and local groups across the country are meeting here Oct. 3-5 at the Washington Hilton during the Take Back the American Dream conference.
Two Florida municipalities passed ordinances recently that make employee healthcare benefits available to same-sex domestic partners.
Video highlights from the Congressional Black Caucus jobs fair/town hall meeting held on Aug. 31 here at the Crenshaw Christian Center with more than 500 people in attendance. An estimated 20,000 showed up for the CBC's jobs fair earlier that day.