The Greeleyville, South Carolina, building caught fire Tuesday night, 20 years after becoming a national symbol when it was torched by members of the Ku Klux Klan in 1995.
Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz are suggesting there might be ways for states and cities to nullify the justices’ ruling. They’re wrong.
The collapse of the music industry has enabled first-time No. 1 records by a slew of unlikely artists—from Tom Petty to Weird Al to Tony Bennett.
White supremacists and anti-government radicals are responsible for twice as many deaths in the U.S. as jihadists since 9/11.
Prison breaks are surprisingly common, but most maximum-security escapees are caught quickly.
As South Carolina’s leaders call for the battle flag to come down, activists across the country are focusing on other legacies of the Confederacy.
How did the Council of Conservative Citizens become America’s biggest white-nationalist organization, and why do politicians keep dealing with it?
Furious negotiations to prevent a Greece from defaulting are ongoing in Brussels—though worries about a “Grexit” from the eurozone continue.
A $712 million bust, the biggest in U.S. history, shows that the people most likely to bilk the system are doctors and medical providers, not “welfare queens.”
Is the nation getting any better at dealing with violence against black houses of worship?
According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, the number of refugees and internally displaced people has reached its highest point since World War II.
Omar al-Bashir’s escape from South Africa and the dilemma of the International Criminal Court
As Jeb, Hillary, and Rand battle for the right of succession, they embrace their regnal names.
The unintended consequences of international pressure to address the country’s migrant crisis
Reports say James Murdoch will take a new position that sets him up to assume his father’s role. It’s not the first time the world has heard that, as any student of Fox’s zig-zagging history of succession rumors knows.
A Cleveland judge rules that affidavits filed by activists are sufficient to charge one officer with murder, and another with negligent homicide.
The saxophonist, composer, and free-jazz innovator, who has died at 85, remained one of the genre’s true polarizing geniuses right up to the end of his career.
After months of headlines about violent encounters between officers and citizens, some efforts to investigate and punish police are gaining traction.
Can the former Florida governor avoid catastrophe where Mitt Romney, Chris Christie, Bobby Jindal, and Scott Walker couldn’t?
Voters struck back at the ruling AK Party in parliamentary elections Sunday, depriving it of a majority and likely stopping the president’s latest power grab.