Ku Klux Klan Members Identified By Anonymous List: Kentucky Mayor Jim Gray Denies KKK Ties After Official List Leaked
"I have no idea where this information came from, but wherever it came from, it is wrong," the mayor said.
National Adoption Awareness Month 2015 Facts: Foster Youth 'Never Outgrow The Need For Family,' Obama Administration Says
More than 400,000 children lived in foster care across the U.S. in 2015; 100,000 of them are waiting for a permanent home.
Government investigators found some inmates used tobacco to pay off Islamic extremist inmates in several U.K. prisons.
Massachusetts Mosque Vandalized Amid Increasing Islamophobic Rhetoric in US, Civil Rights Group Says
Activists said graffiti at a suburban Boston mosque fits in with an Islamophobic theme pushed by national political figures in the U.S.
Episcopal Church Installs Michael Curry, First Presiding African-American Bishop Of The National Christian Denomination
"It is an understatement to say we live in a deeply complex and difficult time in the life of the world," Bishop Michael Curry said.
Kuwait Airways is party to an Arab League boycott of Israel and Israeli business, barring ticket sales to citizens.
US Fighting ISIS In Syria: Some In Congress Seek Obama Force Authorization, Clarity To Rules Of Engagement
Opinion is divided in Washington, D.C., over whether President Obama's military engagement in Syria is smart.
Virginia School-To-Prison Pipeline: Governor Tells NAACP There's A Plan To Deal With School Discipline
The state has referred about 16 of every 1,000 students to police, nearly triple the national rate.
The supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution holds that federal agents cannot face state charges for carrying out their duties.
Obama Administration Violates Voter Registration Law On Obamacare Website, Voting Rights Coalition Alleges
Voter registration has declined in some states where the federal government had to set up Medicaid enrollment websites, a coalition claimed.
Massachusetts Immigration Reform 2015: Statewide 'Sanctuary City' Policy Pushed By Lawmakers, Has Bipartisan Opposition
There is bipartisan opposition to a proposal that would stop local police from cooperating with federal immigrant agents.
Ohio LGBT 'Fairness Act' Legislation Targets Discrimination, Inspired By Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision
The Democratic lawmaker who proposed enhancing anti-discrimination laws says she was inspired by the Supreme Court.
In a lawsuit filed this week, the couple alleged they were targeted by the officer because of his hatred of gays.
Halloween Costumes Last-Minute Ideas For 2016 Candidates: How To Dress Like Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump
This season, there were at least 20 candidates on the Republican and Democratic sides for revelers to chose from.
Prison Reform 2015: Amid US Inmate Release, Employers Wary Of Lawsuits From Job Applicant Criminal Record Legislation
As 'ban the box' measures are passed into law, U.S. employers are wary of lawsuits they fear the legislative changes may prompt.
The CEO-to-worker retirement gap is bigger than the pay gap, said one researcher.
Planned Parenthood Protest 'Yeast Infection' Chant Ends Oregon Clinic Anti-Abortion Demonstration, Supporter Says
A single Planned Parenthood supporter said she stopped a small protest outside of an Oregon clinic Sunday.
LGBT Diversity On TV: Transgender Actors Absent From Primetime As Racial Variety Increases, GLAAD Says
Seventy-one percent of LGBT characters on cable and 73 percent of those on streaming services are white.
Racial Profiling Laws: Most US Residents Want A Ban On Biased Policing; Will Federal Government Prohibit Practice?
New data shows the public objects to police targeting people by race. Increasingly, attention is turning to what federal leaders can do to discourage abusive practices in law enforcement.
One local Muslim leader said he did not believe the racial hate attack was backed by the wider community.
Junot Diaz Called 'Antidominicano' By Dominican Republican Consul In NYC; Acclaimed Writer's Order Of Merit Award Revoked
The Dominican Republic's consul in New York was upset by the writer's call for U.S. action over the Haitian immigrant crisis.
Too Little Sleep Health Risks: Metabolic Syndrome Found In People With Less Than Six Hours Of Rest, Korean Study Reveals
“We don’t know yet if it is possible to reverse the effects” of insufficient sleep, one researcher said.
"I don’t think it’s acceptable, in 2015 or 2016, for news organizations to say that we can’t find people of color to fill these jobs.”
Corey Jones Shooting Press Conference: Family Speaks Out Against Lack Of Transparency From Florida Police Department
Family members said Jones would not have pointed his weapon if he knew he was encountering a law enforcement officer.
Donald Trump Muslim Attacks: 2016 Candidate Vows To Close Mosques; Remarks Condemned By US Islamic Civil Rights Group
Donald Trump was asked whether he would follow a British proposal to close some mosques as a counterterrorism measure. "I would do that, absolutely, I think it's great," he said.
“I’m not willing to trade away safety for convenience,” said the city's mayor, who threatened to veto the measure.
Black Lives Matter Los Angeles Mayor Protests: Eric Garcetti 'Disappointed' By Demonstrations At Forum For African-American Community
“I am disappointed that our conversation was cut short when there is so much work for us to do together," Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
Who Is Corey Jones? Case Of Florida Black Man Killed By Plainclothes Officer Sparks Outrage Among Family, Church Community
“I can't imagine what could have happened that would cause the police officer to be threatened by Corey," the man's former boss said.
Indiana University Anti-Muslim Attack: School Condemns 'Abhorrent Behavior' Of Student Charged In Woman's Assault
A 19-year-old undergraduate student was arrested in connection with the crime, according to reports.
Wisconsin Voter ID Law: Federal Judge Refuses To Expand State Photo Identification Requirement At Polling Places
A civil rights groups said Wisconsin voters face barriers to the polls because of the state's strict voter ID law.