There were moments of wrenching sadness during this weekend’s funerals for three members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. But there was also a sense of determination to move forward. Meanwhile, the South Carolina state legislature will meet next month to debate the future of the Confederate flag.
Police say the convicted murderer who escaped from a prison in New York earlier this month, has been shot but captured alive. Just days ago, his accomplice, Richard Matt, was fatally shot by police.
North Carolina has seen two attacks in as many days on the barrier islands just off its coast. In separate incidents last week, two people were attacked in South Carolina.
Texas now explicitly allows the placenta to be taken home after giving birth in a hospital. It came about at the urging of people who feel consuming dried and encapsulated placenta helps new mothers.
More and more Americans are pursuing graduate degrees in Germany, where tuition is often free and many classes are taught in English.
The unmanned resupply mission had been intended to deliver much-needed supplies to the International Space Station.
Officials say that the Saudi national flew into the neighboring Gulf nation hours before launching the attack that killed 27 worshipers.
With no elections left to run, President Obama appears to be acting on his joke from earlier this year about having a to-do list that, well, rhymes with “bucket.”
Greek officials announced that they would close banks until July 6 in efforts to stanch a run on the euro.
Rain hasn’t put a damper on the celebrations across the city, NPR’s Alexandra Starr reports. Some two million people are expected to hit the streets for Gay Pride events days after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage.
Tender, smoky, fall-off-the-bone ribs can take three or four hours to make the traditional way. But Baltimore chef Shirlé Koslowski uses a pressure cooker to get all that flavor in only an hour.
Most young Americans support same-sex marriage. But young evangelicals buck that trend. Students at the evangelical Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., react to Friday’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.
Greeks react to their Prime Minister’s announcement of a snap referendum to be held on July 5 on the bailout deal offered by European leaders.
Christopher Murray, a medical doctor and economist, is changing that. A new book looks at his efforts — and why advocacy groups initially were upset by his findings.
A Supreme Court ruling expected Monday could dramatically remake the partisan makeup of the next Congress ahead of the 2016 elections.