The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology
Younger black activists say they prefer the more forceful Martin Luther King Jr. to the Nobel Prize-winning pacifist who preached love and nonviolence
President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Barack Obama's signature health-care law with the goal of "insurance for everybody."
On Saturday, officials of the company that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that it will close in May, ending a 146-year run
Ten weeks, dozens of tweets and one rollicking news conference later, Donald Trump's transition to the White House has left little doubt the man Americans elected is the president they'll get
The outgoing CIA director is charging that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States
A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump called on President Barack Obama Sunday to tell fellow Democrats to stop questioning Trump's legitimacy.
A new survey shows that the gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is even starker than previously thought
Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law
With eager anticipation, the Kremlin is counting the days to Donald Trump's inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama's outgoing administration, no holds barred
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch delivered her final speech as attorney general in Birmingham at 16th Street Baptist Church
An Asian-American rock band called the Slants has spent years locked in a legal battle with the government over its refusal to trademark the band's name
Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial says researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank
"#DontNormalizeHate," a nearly three-minute PSA produced by singer Katy Perry, draws parallels between the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans during World War II and the anti-Muslim rhetoric of not only President-elect Donald Trump, but...
Donald Trump has torn into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory, intensifying a feud with the black congressman days before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King...
Despite rain and cold weather, marchers filled several blocks in Washington as they rallied in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that was at times also a rally against president-elect Donald Trump
It could have been 1969 again as Secretary of State John Kerry stood on the bow of the small boat chugging up the Bay Hap River on Saturday, the wind billowing his sleeves and his eyes darting left and right toward banks shrouded in dark foliage.
Thousands of protesters have gathered at rallies around the country to support immigrant rights