A center founded at the University of North Carolina by a civil rights attorney to help the poor and disenfranchised is the latest institution to come under fire from conservatives seeking to leave their mark on the state's higher education system
The case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old Minnesota girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated
Germany's nationalist Alternative for Germany party has elected two new top candidates for the September general election, after the party's best-known politician said last week she wouldn't be available
California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," but it might be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits
In this week's wrap-up, Samsung's latest superphone makes its way to store shelves. Over at Facebook's annual conference, the company gives the world a glimpse into its vision of augmented reality.
Scientists prefer to stay above the political fray, but concerns about budget cuts and issues such as climate change have led thousands of scientists and their supporters to join the March for Science in Washington, D.C.
David Cohen, Senior Executive VP of Comcast, and Huges Evans, Global Citizen's Co-Founder, talk about the largest day of volunteerism in the country. Comcast is partnering with Red Nose Day and Global Citizen.
White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus tells Chuck Todd in an exclusive interview that the White House is optimistic about holding a healthcare vote this week.
Hooters is known for chicken wings and other things, but now their iconic uniform is getting a makeover in Asia. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports on their new modest is hottest policy.
President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed push on health care and a looming budget deadline
As Eric Frein tries to avoid death row for ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, defense lawyers are suggesting they intend to raise questions about the father's influence on the gunman
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a decree reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures
The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout