Transit workers in New York City are complaining about the long-standing police practice of using employee break rooms and bathrooms to temporarily store the bodies of people struck and killed by subway trains.
Mayor in traditionally liberal Madison, Wisconsin, says monuments to Confederate soldiers are being removed because the Civil War was 'a defense of the deplorable practice of slavery'
In the wake of the latest terror attack in Barcelona, in which 12 people were killed and nearly 80 people injured, a look back at some of the recent acts of terrorism across Europe
A sculpture made by a Baltimore artist that was placed on the platform of a statue of Confederate leaders that had removed earlier in the week has been toppled
Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal drug, and the state's attorney general has asked the governor to set an execution date for a death row inmate condemned for a 1991 killing
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a draft report that the Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year
A Connecticut fire chief has been placed on paid leave after an investigation faulted him for racial insensitivity and concluded minority firefighters have a reason to perceive racial bias in the department
Confederate monuments aren't just located in parks and cemeteries of Old South states. Most of the 11 Southern states that seceded prior to and during the Civil War have rebel monuments on or near the grounds of their state Capitol buildings.
Descendants of Confederate Civil War leaders Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Jefferson Davis are among the voices calling for monuments to their famous ancestors to be pulled down
New Hampshire's governor hopes a revamped commission on animal welfare will strengthen the state's animal cruelty laws after more than 80 Great Danes were removed from a mansion