In the central Massachusetts region, the city of Worcester and Worcester County are seen as crucial to the race.
Arctic sea ice has now reached its lowest extent ever recorded, becoming a real harbinger of climate change.
On Aug. 21, 1831 Nat Turner begins a bloody slave revolt in Southampton County, Va., killing about 60 whites and freeing slaves along the way. It is considered the largest revolt of enslaved people in U.S. history.
As the blazing summer temperatures heat up lakes and streams, the number of fish affected -- including endangered species -- has come as an unpleasant surprise to concerned scientists.
CLEVELAND - "Vote! - that is the other V-word they don't want to hear," Kellie Copeland told a crowd of 150 at a forum on the War on Women here Tuesday.
A demonstration outside the Fort Hood main gate honored soldiers who have committed suicide due to trauma inflicted in combat.
Over a dozen environmental activists gathered to protest the Heartland Institute, which put up ads comparing environmentalists to the Unabomber.
U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars threw their medals towards the site of the NATO Summit May 20 in what was called the most dramatic antiwar action by ex-GIs since Vietnam.
Carrying furniture from a foreclosed home through the streets, protesters marched on Citibank and the Cook County Sheriff.
The city's huge Latino community linked what the military alliance is doing worldwide to the violence and foreclosures they face in their neighborhood.