New albums from Cassandra Wilson and Jose James consider Billie Holiday's legacy on her hundredth birthday.
With many GOP voters saying they'd consider the Floridian and few ruling him out, he's got a high ceiling.
With the Democratic frontrunner due to finally announce her candidacy on Sunday, a few ways to think about her second try at the White House
Black men are disproportionately likely to be pulled over in North Charleston. Americans are killed by police far more than citizens of other countries. But officers seldom face charges.
Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton discover that their greatest assets may also be their greatest liabilities.
A city council election in Ferguson tests whether organizers can channel the passion of the protests into change at the polls.
Progressives forced the Chicago mayor into a runoff, but he's poised for reelection Tuesday.
The economy created just 126,000 new positions in March—barely half the predicted total—and the sinking price of oil may be to blame.
Critics were quick to attack the framework announced on Thursday, and even some administration allies offered notably tepid responses.
Gunmen stormed an East African college, killing 147—part of an uptick in terrorists targeting schools.
The Democratic senator from New Jersey faces a long list of charges, centered on his mutually beneficial relationship with Dr. Salomon Melgen.
Legislators passed a bill critics said was even more sweeping than Indiana's law, but Governor Asa Hutchinson says he won't sign it until controversial sections are fixed.
On Tuesday, the President cut short the sentences for two dozen inmates imprisoned for drug offenses, who would have served less time under current guidelines. Thousands more remain in prison.
Governor Mike Pence and other leaders insist the legislation doesn't allow businesses to deny services to gay people, but with the backlash building, they intend to enact a clarifying bill.
Auditor Tom Schweich killed himself in February, and now his former spokesman has done the same. What has gone wrong in the state's Republican Party?
With the South African comedian replacing Jon Stewart, The Daily Show gets younger, more diverse, and more global.
Ellen Pao's claim against top venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins seems to have come up short, but it's brought heightened attention to gender discrimination in tech.
Is the liberal Harvard professor serious about backing Peabody Energy's challenge to EPA emissions regulations? Does it matter?
An East Village building exploded and erupted in flames Thursday afternoon, quickly spreading to nearby structures.
The military had to choose between granting the former Taliban prisoner an honorable discharge, back pay, and benefits—or initiating court-martial proceedings.