In New York, it's truly a tale of two cities: a city of the very rich, growing richer, and the poor, who are growing poorer.
On this date in 1986, the writer Ding Ling, a champion of women's rights, died. Born as Jiang Bingzhi in Linli, Hunan province, China.
An investigation released today finds sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
A Florida legislator has reintroduced a bill Feb. 24 to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state.
It's a sign of the effectiveness of protests that have occurred here - as well as nationwide - against police killings of unarmed African Americans.
Before the march, participants gathered to make a "peace pledge," writing the name of a loved one lost to violence, or a message of peace, on a red felt heart.
The memorial was dedicated in 2007 and included several commissioned pieces of public art.
Mayor Bill de Blasio opened his State of the City address with a commitment to maintaining a city that is inclusive and affordable.
On this date in 1964, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, became world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in a stunning upset.
Fifty years ago, on this day in 1965, District 1199 Health Care Workers became the first labor union in the United States to formally oppose the Vietnam War.