A string of fires at black churches in Southern states have sparked concerns that racial friction has spiked in the aftermath of the racially-motivated mass shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.
The federal government is spending over half a million dollars to create a social media campaign to persuade mothers to keep their daughters from going to tanning salons.
Visitors to the White House now can photograph, blog, tweet and otherwise document their trip.
Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out “impatient” individuals who have “few people in their lives who care about them.” Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line.
Episcopalians approve gay marriage, allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples.
Just five days after the Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage a right, a Montana polygamist who has appeared on reality TV is threatening to file a lawsuit to strike down a state marriage law that limits marriage to two people, so he can marry a second woman.
The State Department on Wednesday conceded that two dozen of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails did contain classified information, a fact that could trigger a U.S. policy that authorizes the government to take control of her private server and sanitize the contents.
Visa announced Wednesday it will no longer process transactions related to adult advertising from Backpage.com. The move follows a similar decision from MasterCard on Tuesday.
With a decision looming, both sides of the Keystone XL pipeline debate are making last-ditch appeals to President Obama, with opponents saying the project fails the White House’s climate test and supporters arguing it’s a no-brainer that will spur U.S. energy independence and economic growth.
An African-American church in South Carolina that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night, though authorities said it was too soon to say what caused the latest blaze, which broke out on a night of frequent storms. No one was believed to be inside at the time.
President Obama urged his critics Wednesday to abandon their Obamacare repeal agenda and work to strengthen the law, saying its latest victory before the Supreme Court sent a clear signal that it’s time to move on.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a sweeping vaccination law Tuesday eliminating all but the medical exemption for schoolchildren over the objections of the state’s vocal parental-choice advocates.