While this important anti-discrimination measure passed overwhelmingly in the city council by a 44-4 vote, opposition continues from employers and their advocates.
The Americans for Tax Fairness online "flash-mob" campaign "We need #JobsNotCuts" is part of a national Jan. 30 Day of Action.
Cleanup crews rushed to clean up the mess the following day, and are continuing to skim oily water off the river.
Thousands of people traveled to Washington on Satuday, Jan. 26, for a national March for Gun Control. Here is one marcher's reflections on the day.
Senate Republicans took advantage of the absence of Democrat Henry Marsh, a civil rights hero who was attending the ceremony, to pass a huge mid-decade redistricting bill.
President Obama will unveil his proposals for comprehensive immigration reform Tuesday in Las Vegas, the White House announced today.
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today that President Obama violated the Constitution when he made three recess appointments to the NLRB.
Media consolidation and cross-ownership, where fewer big conglomerates determine the information Americans see, shuts out women and minorities.
A determined effort to curb or kill Senate filibusters failed on Jan. 25 when the Senate's two party leaders announced a "compromise."
Women of all ages, colors, national origins and class status were a critical piece of the coalition that propelled President Barack Obama into his second term.