More than 150 Harvard professors are in open revolt with the university's administration after it rescinded a Ph.D. program offer to ex-inmate Michelle Jones and withdrew a fellowship invitation to convicted leaker Chelsea Manning.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ attempt to unify progressives around single-payer healthcare has met resistance from colleague Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., who says now is not the time for Sanders' “Medicare for all” system.
A Texas federal judge nominee who once called transgender children an evidence of “Satan’s plan” will face tough questions at a confirmation hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee later this year.
Some sorority sisters at the University of New Hampshire are being investigated after a video showing them singing along to a Kanye West song containing the n-word was posted on social media.
Suddenly removed or unwanted Confederate statues and monuments might find a new home in the Woodlands, Texas, after a town leader offered to accept them.
The country’s top Wall Street regulator says a cyberattack last year breached its system for storing documents filed by companies, possibly allowing hackers to make illegal profits.
Hillary Clinton said Vladimir Putin interfered in the election in part because she is a woman and slammed President Donald Trump’s United Nations speech as “very dark, dangerous” during an interview with “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert.
A Russian army helicopter has accidentally fired a rocket at bystanders watching the largest military exercises country has undergone since the end of the Cold War.
More than 600 Harvard University alumni have signed a letter calling to rescind fellowship invitations to Corey Lewandowski and Sean Spicer.
Conservative star Ben Shapiro spoke at the University of California at Berkeley on Thursday night amid extraordinary security measures – costing around $600,000 – prompted by fears of an outburst by violent agitators possibly descending on the campus.
The U.S. government has imposed sanctions on four countries that it says have refused to accept their deported citizens as part of the Trump administration's immigration crackdown.
Former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has been invited to speak at a University of California, Berkeley, event organized by political provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.
A city council in Maryland has voted in favor of allowing resident non-citizens such as illegal immigrants to participate in local elections.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Democrats were too hasty to celebrate the shock spending deal they made with President Donald Trump last week, saying it is not as good as they believe to be.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Democrats were too hasty in celebrating the shock spending deal they made with President Donald Trump last week, saying it is not as good as they believe.
Portland, Ore. police is scrapping its database of suspected gang members or associates out of fear that most people in the registry are racial or ethnic minorities.
Miss North Dakota Cara Mund was named Miss America 2018 Sunday night in Atlantic City following a night of political questions about President Donald Trump and Russia.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum officially removed a study on Tuesday that whitewashed former President Barack Obama’s Syrian policy after Jewish and Syrian human rights groups criticized the report.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears to be walking back from his controversial crackdown on drugs in the country, claiming extrajudicial killings have been perpetrated by saboteurs rather than police who actually “follow the law.”
As Hurricane Irma continues its devastating run in the Atlantic, Cuba has evacuated dolphins held in a dolphinarium in north of the country where Irma made landfall Friday night.
New data suggest that more than 5,000 people who cast ballots in New Hampshire in the 2016 U.S. presidential election might not have been residents of the state.
Eight protesters arrested this week for shutting down traffic in Kalamazoo, Mich., in protest against the Trump administration's DACA announcement, said their “white privilege” allowed them to risk legal consequences and oppose the government.
Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump’s top economic advisor, is unlikely to be nominated to be next Federal Reserve chairman after criticizing the White House’s response to violence in Charlottesville, Va.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to give a major speech Thursday on Obama-era directives on campus rape in the wake of a damning report spotlighting a lack of due process rights for accused students across university campuses.
A British University student who supports President Donald Trump has been subjected to an investigation for putting “minority students at risk and in a state of panic and fear” after he mocked the Islamic State group on social media.
The National Park Service staff in Washington, D.C., is bracing for a busy day Sept. 16. That’s when supporters of President Trump will be sharing space on the National Mall with fans of the hip hop act Insane Clown Posse.
North Korea’s recent test firing of a missile over northern Japan has officials in Tokyo rethinking the country’s long tradition of pacifism.
A program that puts police officers inside Toronto's public schools to protect students has been temporarily scrapped following complaints by Black Lives Matter and pro-immigration groups.
Flooding caused by Harvey has toppled two oil storage tanks in southern Texas, releasing about 30,000 gallons of crude oil, authorities said Wednesday.
A group of evangelical leaders who released “the Nashville Statement” on Tuesday -- reiterating Christian viewpoints toward same-sex marriage and transgender rights -- have come under fire from Nashville's mayor and critics on social media.
As Louisiana braced to be hit by tropical storm Harvey, which has caused death and destruction in neighboring Texas, many of the state's residents still live with the memory of Hurricane Katrina's devastating floods 12 years ago.
As Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday, many eyes in Texas and beyond were upon William "Brock" Long, the man appointed by President Donald Trump to head FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency.