This year’s Capitol Christmas Tree is the first tree to travel by boat, braving 50-foot waves and journeying more than 4,400 miles from Alaska to Washington, D.C. The tree will be lit on Dec. 2.
As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it’s time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.
Local media outlets are naming Ke’Arre Stewart, an Army veteran and father of two, and Jennifer Markovsky, a mother of two, as victims of the attack, which also killed police officer Garrett Swasey.
In the aftermath of the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, residents are moving on with their daily lives while remembering the victims of the attack.
Pope Francis is calling for communal and religious harmony during a visit to the Central African Republic, the final stop of his first African tour. The country has been racked by a deadly conflict driven by Christian and Muslim militias.
The program allowed the U.S. government to collect data on Americans’ phone calls in bulk. Under the new system, the government needs a court order to query a database kept by phone companies.
The Pope preached reconciliation Sunday in Central African Republic, a country that has seen clashes between Christian and Muslim militias.
Protesters gathered on the eve of a global conference on climate change. About 200 activists defied a ban on mass demonstrations and they were met by riot police.
The storm dumped freezing rain from Texas all the way to Iowa. Authorities in Kansas reported several deaths due to car accidents and flooding claimed three lives in Texas.
Robert Dear lived off the grid and the those who knew him described a troubled man who preferred solitude. Police say Dear opened fire at a Planned Parenthood center, killing three and wounding nine.
“Not Without My Daughter” told the story of an American mother and daughter fleeing Iran. Now that young girl is telling her own story in her memoir, “My Name is Mahtob.”
Cruise liners aren’t just about buffets and nightclub acts. There is a growing number of passengers who want to explore the local cultures, especially the music.
Two sisters sit down to describe what it was like to lose both parents to AIDS early on in the epidemic. People were so frightened, they didn’t dare talk about the secret that haunted their family.
Archaeologists are making finds in the Minute Man National Historical Park that could lead to a new understanding of one of the first battles of the American Revolution.
A trial in Hawaii has been delayed while officials look for an interpreter — for the judge. Defendant Kahookahi Kanuha insists on testifying in Hawaiian, a state language.