Fewer than half of all Americans say the United States has made substantial progress in treating all races equally, according to a new poll released by the Pew Research Center Thursday.
The Justice Department has filed suit against Texas under the Voting Rights Act, claiming that the state requirement for voter identification discriminates against minorities.
NASA is bringing a retired spacecraft back into service to help search for asteroids that could pose a danger to Earth, the space agency announced on Wednesday.
A giant Russian military hovercraft made an amphibious landing on a beach full of stunned sunbathers along the Baltic coast.
TV producer/animal advocate Monica Martino of Detroit Dog Rescue says “there are at least 50,000 [stray] dogs and experts out here have put that number closer to 100,000.”
The percentage of U.S. undergrads who rely on the federal government for financial aid soared above 50 percent in the most recent survey from the National Center for Education Statistics.
Citing the billions of people worldwide who can’t access the Internet, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the leaders of other technology firms are launching an ambitious project to narrow the digital divide Wednesday.
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison.
In Australia, former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer, a noted advocate of gun control, is telling people to stay away from America.
The indictment Tuesday of former Pakistani President and army chief Pervez Musharraf on murder charges connected to the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is an unprecedented exercise of power by a civilian court in a country long dominated by the nation’s military.