The docks near you might be getting a breath of fresh air soon, with a crucial piece of environmental legislation introduced into Congress last week.
The company that owns a ruptured pipeline that has spilled more than 1 million gallons of oil into Southwest Michigan's Kalamazoo River was cited at least 30 times for safety violations.
Lolita Lebron, a Puerto Rican freedom fighter widely known as the mother of the island's independence movement, died Aug. 1 in San Juan at age 90.
President Reagan's budget director, David Stockman, has slammed today's Republican Party for pushing to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the super-rich.
The first Asian American player is entering the NBA this season.
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Thousands turned out in Phoenix and around the state of Arizona to both celebrate the recent court decision on SB 1070 ,and to protest those remaining sections not included in the injunction.
SAN FRANCISCO - Immigrant rights activists around the country demonstrated July 29, the day Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070, took effect.
CLEVELAND -- July 30 was a bright sunny summer day here in Cleveland and dozens gathered in Public Square to launch balloons in celebration of the 45th anniversary of Medicare and call for extending the program to all Americans.
Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva, an outspoken opponent of Arizona's immigration law, closed his office in Yuma yesterday after a bullet went through and shattered one of its windows.
According to a report released Thursday, July 28, by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, the state's eight juvenile detention centers have "serious deficiencies."