US & World
Coates writes about race and social issues for The Atlantic. His new book brings to bear his fear that his life and the lives of his loved ones might end unnaturally.
The rebel banner was taken down Friday morning by a Highway Patrol honor guard in a ceremony attended by thousands who cheered at the removal.
Pope Francis has ended a powerful speech before a gathering of social movements with a fierce condemnation of the world's governments.
The apology was significant given the controversy that has erupted in the United States over Francis' planned canonization of 18th century Spanish priest Junipero Serra, who set up missions across California.
The number affected by the breach is higher than the 14 million figure that investigators gave last month.
The organization estimates more than 4 million have fled since the start of the civil war four years ago. Another 7.6 million are believed to be internally displaced.
A female designer at the company updated Facebook's friend logo, placing a woman's silhouette in front of a man's.
Military leaders were notifying members of Congress Wednesday of how they intend to reduce the active-duty force from 490,000 soldiers to 450,000 within two years.
According to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in late June, Hispanic Californians began to narrowly outnumber white Californians sometime in the first half of 2014.
1 year after Israel began airstrikes into Gaza in response to Hamas militants launching rockets toward Israel, recovery is still slow in Gaza City.
The decision takes the team one step closer to losing its trademark protection over the name, which the judge agreed "may disparage" Native Americans.
The rapid rehousing program provides the homeless with short-term rental assistance. But many recipients ultimately face the same problems as those who stay in shelters, a new government study finds.
Ground combat jobs will open to women in January unless the Marine Corps makes the case they should be closed.
Obama made his remarks after a rare visit to the Pentagon Monday to get an update on the campaign against so-called Islamic State fighters.
The 37-3 vote Monday allows the state to remove the flag and the flagpole where it flies as soon as it passes the House and is signed by Gov. Nikki Haley. The bill must pass a two-thirds vote, which is likely to be held Tuesday.
He told those gathered that he would pray for them "and I won't charge you a thing. All I ask, please, is that you pray for me."