CREDIT: AP “[T]he people of Cleveland should be proud of what’s been happening here in the last 24 hours,” Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) told ABC News on Sunday.
Workers on a construction site of one of Qatar’s World Cup stadiums. CREDIT: (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo) Nepal’s labor minister this week blasted the government of Qatar for not letting Nepalese migrant workers return home for funerals of those who died in the earthquake that rocked the country in late April.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Over the past two weeks, at least three immigrant families in the Latino-heavy Washington neighborhood of Columbia Heights stated that they received disturbing, early-morning home visits from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
Yes supporters celebrate as first results in the Irish referendum start to come through at Dublin castle, Ireland, Saturday, May 23, 2015.
The car driven by Timothy Russell after it was pummeled with 137 bullets. CREDIT: AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk A judge found Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo not guilty Saturday morning for the fatal shooting of 2 unarmed black victims fleeing police in their car.
In a late-night vote, the Senate rejected the NSA surveillance reform bill approved by the House. CREDIT: AP Photo After a post-midnight vote Saturday, the U.S.
H&M in New York City. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Shima Akhter is a garment factory worker in Bangladesh.
CREDIT: Dylan Petrohilos/ThinkProgress The world pays $5.3 trillion a year in hidden costs to keep burning fossil fuels, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
A screenshot from singer Jemimah Kansiime’s music video for her song, “Ensolo Yange.” CREDIT: YOUTUBE A new video by singer Jemimah Kansiime has the sort of risqué sex appeal characteristic of her idols Rihanna or Nikki Minaj.
This was by far the hottest four-month start (January to April) of any year on record. CREDIT: NOAA Last week NASA reported that this has been the Earth’s hottest January-April on record.
CREDIT: AP America’s housing developers have been hard at work in the past three years. But their labor has only exacerbated the affordable housing crisis that afflicts most of the country’s population centers.
CREDIT: shutterstock The Environmental Protection Agency finalized a new rule on power plants and other industrial facilities Friday that advocates say will drastically improve the quality of life of people living near industrial zones.
Tori Sisson and Shanté Wolfe, the first same-sex couple to marry in Alabama CREDIT: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson On Thursday, federal District Judge Callie Granade issued a long-anticipated series of orders explaining that, yes, the state of Alabama actually does have to comply with the United States Constitution, even if its state supreme court does not want to do so.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Even with some improvements to the nation’s mental health care system, a significant number of youth still receive little to no mental health care or get connected to the wrong kind, a recent study shows.
CREDIT: Shutterstuck Personal data including intimate sexual predilections for nearly 4 million users of popular dating and casual hook-up app have reportedly been exposed after the site was hacked Friday.
How can we un-teach racism if our teachers still discriminate against students of color? CREDIT: Shutterstock A recent New York Magazine story examined a new initiative at for third grade students at Fieldston Lower School that separated students by race and asked each group to talk about their own perceptions about other races and how certain races perceived them.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Jim Cole Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made a statement on Facebook Friday addressing the revelations that eldest son Josh Duggar admitted to sexually molesting “girls,” presumably his own sisters, as a teenager.
CREDIT: AP On Thursday, Josh Duggar, one of the many stars of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, admitted that he molested young girls when he was a teenager.
The Bush brothers: Jeb, left, and George W. CREDIT: AP Photos/Andrew Breiner When considering potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush, a casual observer might make a simple comparison: He’s probably just like his brother.
CREDIT: AP Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the NFL, has signed a contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, the team tweeted Friday.