Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero spoke out against the U.S.-backed military violence that ravaged Central America in the 1980s. His assassination helped galvanize a global solidarity movement.
U.S. President Trump says the government is doing all it can for the victims of Hurricane Michael. By denying climate change, he is assuring many more storms and countless victims to come.
As U.S. President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court seemed to be reaching a controversial conclusion last week, a remarkable encounter took place on live TV.
From women's control over their own reproductive rights, to sexual assault and abuse, we'll know we have made progress when women's bodies are no longer a battleground in the U.S.
Joining the professional firefighting crews on the front lines of California's massive fires are thousands of prisoners, brought out of their jails to engage in this dangerous work.
On Nov. 8, 2016, Crystal Mason, an African-American mother of three, went to the polls and voted. What Crystal didn't know was that in Texas, you can't vote while on parole or supervised release.
According to reports, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering allowing federal education funds to be used to buy guns to arm teachers in the classroom.
Around the U.S., people are resisting racism amid a rising white supremacist movement emboldened by the election of President Donald Trump.
Forty years ago this week, Philadelphia police launched a massive attack on the house of MOVE, a radical, back-to-nature, anti-police-brutality and largely African-American organization.
Emilio Gutierrez Soto, a journalist who fled certain assassination in his native Mexico, has just been released from an immigrant detention center in Texas.