UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting…

The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian request to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in Monday's inauguration of Ukraine's new president

Wisconsin firefighter's family says support is…

Residents of a Wisconsin city have paid their final respects to a firefighter killed in the line of duty.

Maternity Deserts

A quiet crisis has left millions of U.S. women without much-needed maternal health care.

UN: Armed group closed water supply valves in Libya capital

The U.N. says an armed group has stormed the main water distribution station in Libya's capital and closed valves supplying Tripoli and cities in the northwest, potentially affecting some 2 million people

Texas transgender woman who was beaten in video…

Police in Dallas say a transgender woman found dead on Saturday died from "homicidal violence."

Closing arguments conclude in deadly wrong-way…

Attorneys have completed questioning witnesses in the trial of a Vermont man facing charges in the deaths of five teenagers after he drove the wrong way on Interstate 89

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Boeing Says It Fixed Flaws In Its 737 MAX…

The simulators were reportedly incapable of reproducing flight conditions that would occur after a plane's stall-prevention feature malfunctioned.

Marine Corps Harrier jet crashes in North Carolina

Officials say a Marine jet has crashed in North Carolina, but the pilot ejected from the aircraft and was taken to a hospital

5th migrant child dies after detention by US…

The U.S. government says a 16-year-old teenager from Guatemala died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by the government since December

After Racist Photo Scandal, Black Voters Have New…

Issues important to black people have found new support at the top of Virginia's government lately. Since Gov. Ralph Northam faced calls to resign after he apologized for a racist yearbook photo, he's created the job of director of diversity, equity and inclusion, the Wall Street Journal reports. He's ordered...

US Warns Airlines Of Potential Risks Of Flying…

The FAA says flights over the Persian Gulf or Gulf of Oman run the risk of "miscalculation or misidentification" by Iran's military.

Texas advances bill to stiffen penalties for pipeline damage

A bill that would stiffen penalties for those who damage or trespass around oil and gas operations is advancing through the Texas Legislature

North Korea urges UN chief to act against US ship…

North Korea is denouncing the United States as "a gangster country" for recently seizing one of its cargo ships and is urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to take "urgent measures" to contribute to stabilizing the Korean peninsula

Mom of 5 slain children sobs on stand at…

The mother of five slain children fell into heaving sobs during the death penalty trial of her ex-husband

How Do You Honor Your Ancestors When They've Been…

His great-grandfather's contribution to the U.S. was wiped from history. One man traces his ancestor's journey as a Chinese railroad worker.

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New Mexico mayor's plan would charge for emergency costs

New Mexico mayor proposes billing some drivers who are involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or extractions

Oregon joins effort to solve crimes against…

Oregon, home to nine federally recognized tribes or confederations of tribes, has now joined a growing movement in the United States to account for and solve cases of missing and killed Native American women.

Tariffs have varying fallout in trade-heavy…

President Donald Trump's trade war with China is having some complicated effects in Washington, one of the nation's most trade-dependent states

MGM Might Pay Up To $800 Million In Las Vegas…

Over 4,200 people are thought to have filed lawsuits against the company after the deadly 2017 shooting in Las Vegas.

The Latest: Tornadoes menace Oklahoma

Severe thunderstorms moved across Oklahoma, spawning a few tornadoes, causing damage and worry among the public but no reports of injuries

The Latest: Teen accused in gun case pleads not…

A high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to gun-related charges

In defining consent, there's a gap between the…

In defining consent, the nation's laws lag behind the culture at large, where there is a growing acceptance of an affirmative consent standard

Maine To Ban Native American Mascots In Public…

Maine will become the first state to ban Native American images as logos or mascots.

African painted dog killed by collapsing gate at Zoo Miami

Officials at a Florida zoo say a young African painted dog was killed when a gate collapsed on her

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Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to…

In the era of #MeToo, lawmakers, educators and teens themselves are re-examining whether sex education needs to evolve to better address some of the issues in society today.

Alabama police capture suspect; 1 officer slain…

A suspect is being charged with capital murder in the slaying of an Alabama police officer

Presidential Hopeful Elizabeth Warren Reveals…

The platform is focused on establishing "affirmative, statutory rights" on abortion at the Congressional level.