Sunday, November 16, 2014
Ruby Bridges was 6 years old in 1960 when she became the first black student to attend a previously all-white elementary school in New Orleans, one of the iconic moments in the U.S. civil rights movement.
In a rarity for a U.S. central bank chief, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen met Friday with activist groups calling for a fairer economic recovery and a more transparent Fed.
Cat lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe.
In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cellphone ring.
Fast-food restaurants in the United States are “disproportionately” targeting black children and kids in middle-income and rural areas, according to a newly published study.
The first televised Hollywood Film Awards was like a dressy, drawn-out advertisement for Oscar hopefuls.
A seal with a fondness for New Jersey beaches — and the food-sharing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals.
U.S. satirist Jon Stewart's directorial debut “Rosewater” is based on the true story of a western journalist imprisoned in Iran — and raises real questions about the nature of torture.
Diem Brown has lost a long battle with cancer.
“Selma,” a powerful new film about civil rights icon Martin Luther King, triumphed at its premiere in Los Angeles this week — while critics are predicting awards season glory.