Have you ever wondered how it came about that in most places a right turn on a red light is now the law of the land? Here's how it happened.
An upbeat and forceful President Obama signaled he intends to use the rest of his second term to push for a progressive agenda on behalf of the nation's working people.
Today kicks off the AFL-CIO's 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference in Atlanta.
Many Democratic state legislators are eager to restore the massive funding cuts suffered by human services programs in recent years.
The Dec. 17, 2014 announcement by President Obama establishing full diplomatic relations with Cuba was a day we thought we might never see.
Obama's announcement was "a major step forward toward ending the 55-year cold war with Cuba."
"DoD spending on service contracts is closing in on $200 billion annually; already, it is more than double the cost of the Department's entire civilian workforce."
Americans and Cubans woke up on Dec. 17 to the jaw-dropping news that the U.S. is making a monumental shift in its relations with Cuba.
Obama and Raul Castro announced a breathtakingly radical agreement to change the relationship between the two countries.
The remaining three of the Cuba 5 are being freed in a new deal between President Obama and Cuban president Raul Castro.