(NEW YORK) -- Schools nationwide have been at the center of the country's culture wars. Restrictions on education and programs relating to race, gender, and sexual orientation have been implemented in several states, while schools and libraries are facing increasing waves of book-banning attempts.In... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court's most senior conservative, Justice Clarence Thomas, and its most senior liberal, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, both rose from humble beginnings to join the elite ranks of Yale Law School -- and both have publicly credited race-based affirmative action initiatives with helping... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As wildfire smoke bathed New York City in fumes on Wednesday afternoon, UPS driver Matt Leichenger said he suffered a wave of nausea in the back of his truck with hardly anything he could do about it."There's nowhere you can escape... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- Voters across Texas will be heading to the polls for the midterm election on Nov. 8, but few other counties in the state have garnered more national attention than Uvalde. Since May 24, when a 18-year-old gunman killed 19 students and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Political polarization in the U.S. was evident and intensifying long before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, two years ago.Americans were already deeply divided about a multitude of issues, with differing opinions concerning healthcare, immigration, voting rights, gun reform and climate... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In 1912, Willa and Charles Bruce bought land southwest of Los Angeles in Manhattan Beach to turn into a resort for African Americans to relax and unwind. They named it Bruce's Beach.But nearby white property owners opposed Bruce's Beach. In 1924,... Read More.