“My Old Kentucky Home” is sung every year at the Kentucky Derby. Written in 1852 as an anti-slavery ballad, the song has a more sinister meaning upon closer examination.
Federal investigators have interviewed top aides to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. They’re asking whether her email practices as secretary of state compromised government secrets.
The media didn’t create Trump, but that’s no defense: They missed his rise and enabled him too.
Only civilians fleeing violence were staying in the targeted camp, activists say. Only the Syrian regime and its allies conduct airstrikes in the area.
Israeli schools on Thursday carried out a standardized lesson plan for the first time to teach kindergartners the meaning of the country’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Economists are working on ways to put a price on the environmental damage of growing food. Take sugar: Half of what we eat comes from beets, half from cane. Each has an impact, in very different ways.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s advisory board has shown dissatisfaction with the director’s decision to allow three states to require proof of citizenship when registering to vote.
Lonnie Franklin Jr. “sat silently, staring straight ahead,” as the clerk read the guilty verdicts, NPR’s Kirk Siegler reports.
Don’t add House Speaker Paul Ryan to the list of Republicans who are backing de facto GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. “I think he has to do more to unify this party,” Ryan said.
A North Carolina law that restricts which bathrooms transgender people can use violates the Civil Rights Act, the DOJ says. State House Speaker Tim Moore says lawmakers won’t take action by Monday.
The young people say ‘Beugue tekki.’ I want to become someone. That’s a key reason that hundreds of men from Senegal head for Europe despite the risks.
Most of the millions taking prescription painkillers are older than 45, research shows, and there’s been a recent increase in drug overdose deaths among people over 55. Drug mixing is partly to blame.
The six-year deal with the Scrap Yard Dawgs, a team in the National Pro Fastpitch league, is the first million-dollar deal in the league’s 13-year history.
The holiday commemorates a Mexican victory against French invaders, whose culinary imprint lingers. In her new cookbook, Jinich explores Mexico’s evolving cuisine and its many immigrant influences.
“I cannot say the happiness I have,” the husband of a woman rescued from the rubble told The Associated Press. He says she is eight months pregnant. The collapse killed some three dozen people.