A North Carolina task force has recommended that victims of forced sterilization be awarded $50,000 as compensation for the tobacco state's eugenics program.
On Monday, after the Tucson, Ariz. school district banned its acclaimed Mexican-American studies program, hundreds of high school students throughout the city walked out of their schools in protest.
The President threw down the gauntlet, vowing to fight for an economy that serves the interests of the vast majority, not the wealthy few, and requiring millionaires to pay their "fair share" in taxes.
Responding to public demands to prosecute the banks responsible for creating the financial crisis, President Obama announced on Tuesday a new financial irregularities task force
In his State of the Union address, the president described the challenges faced by undocumented youth: many of them are already responding favorably: "I'm a DREAMer and I believe myself to be an American. I have hope."
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced to back off his unilateral closure of neighborhood branch libraries on Mondays after the move sparked a public uproar.
Chris Hedges is suing President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta because the provisions are "clearly unconstitutional" and "a huge and egregious assault on democracy."
Why the rash of voter suppression bills occurring in Michigan, Florida, Texas and throughout the country?
It seems another American icon is being chiseled away.
The legislation requires the government to arrest and detain indefinitely without trial non-citizens suspected of supporting this country's enemies in the "war on terror."