A unit originally created to keep the peace during the civil rights movement is training law enforcement on how to be more sensitive to transgender witnesses and crime victims.
Impatient gardeners don’t have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.
General Motors is signaling its plans to ask a bankruptcy judge for protection from lawsuits related to a defective switch recall. This could further complicate its current public relations crisis.
The College Board outlined changes today for its SAT, pairing the news with a few sample questions. NPR’s Cory Turner details the makeover students can expect to find in spring of 2016.
Secretary of State John Kerry is set to meet Thursday with officials from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union. They will discuss the crisis in Ukraine. While the Obama administration has said it has overwhelming evidence that Moscow is stirring up the unrest in eastern Ukraine, it says it wants to wait before expanding sanctions. Analysts say Washington has few other options.
Hundreds are missing after a ferry sank Wednesday off South Korea’s southern coast. Reporter Jason Strother in Seoul offers details on the latest developments.
A plan to replace imported oil with domestic natural gas has led to fuel shortages and long lines in Pakistan. A businessman has spent $500,000 of his own money to develop an affordable solar car.
Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
Robert Rizzo, who paid himself an $800,000 salary for running the small town of Bell, Calif., took advantage of the fact that there were “no checks and balances” in city government, the judge said.
When Syreeta McFadden was young, she dreaded being photographed. Cameras made her skin look darkened and distorted. Now a photographer herself, she’s learned to capture various hues of brown skin.
As the government tries to assert control in the eastern part of the nation, there’s word that some Ukrainian troops may now be on the side of locals who wish to join Russia.
Most of the passengers, according to news reports, were high school students and teachers on a school trip. Of the nearly 500 people who were on board, nearly 300 were initially unaccounted for.
The Smithsonian is set to unpack something it’s never had before: a rare, nearly complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. It’s a gift from a Montana museum that says this T. rex deserves to be famous.
In 2005, a group of anonymous donors in Kalamazoo launched a bold program. It pays for graduates of the city’s public schools to attend any of Michigan’s public universities or community colleges.
A flood protection authority is suing to try to hold the oil and gas industries responsible for Louisiana’s land crisis. But policymakers are trying to stop the lawsuit, saying it’s bad for business.