At 17, boxer Claressa Shields won gold in the 2012 London Olympics. But it didn’t change her life as much as she thought it would. After she returned home to Flint, Michigan, she thought: Now what?
It’s week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
A high-profile honor killing has led to calls for stronger laws. But a gang-rape victim who’s spent 14 years fighting for justice says laws are undercut by ages-old feudal traditions against women.
Both countries have strong militaries wary of conservative Muslim politicians. But as a wealthier, more middle-class country, Turkey rose up when elements of the military tried to take over.
Bill Clinton had a formidable challenge on Tuesday: to sell the American people on one of the most disliked presidential nominees in political history.
Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against the three officers who still faced trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Previous trials all ended in acquittals.
The man who shot Ronald Reagan in 1981 was ordered released from a mental hospital on Wednesday to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Va. He’s now 61.
After four trials ended without convictions, prosecutors announced Wednesday that they were dropping all remaining charges. Gray died in 2015 after injuries sustained while in police custody.
Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young people who crowd-sourced an open letter to their loved ones, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.
A federal judge in Washington will allow John Hinckley to leave a mental institution and to live full-time with his mother. Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in 1981.
Syria’s public media agency says 140 people were injured — and that the death toll will likely rise.
Melting ice has made it harder to hunt walrus, a traditional staple for Native Alaskans. Warmer temps mean caribou aren’t where hunters used to find them. It all adds up to more food insecurity.
Bill Clinton contrasted the “real” woman he knows and the “cartoon” version sketched by critics at the Republican convention last week — congratulating the Democratic delegates on choosing the former.
A Clinton win would mean the president’s policy legacy is kept intact, while a Trump victory would make the election all about a backlash to Obama’s tenure.
Lasers and lava and mummies, oh my! Here are the exhibits that kids and their grown-ups love the most from 10 of the nation’s best children’s museums.