There was a showdown in Houston last fall. This spring, North Carolina became the battleground. By now, confrontations have flared across the country over whether to protect or curtail the right of transgender people to use public restrooms in accordance with their gender identity.
Zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, an independent government advisory group says in urging schools to take a more preventative approach that includes teaching tolerance to address this "serious public health problem."
Shifting swiftly to the general election, Donald Trump says he's narrowed his list of potential running mates to "five or six" people and is leaning against accepting public money to finance a fall campaign against likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump's "ignorant" view of Islam, after the Republican presidential contender suggested Khan could be exempted from a proposed temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States.
White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders added another state to his tally against Hillary Clinton with a win in West Virginia on Tuesday -- a victory that will do little to slow the former secretary of state's steady march toward the Democratic presidential nomination.
As House Speaker Paul Ryan walks a fine line on Donald Trump -- withholding his support, at least for now -- some voters back home in his congressional district applaud his effort for the greater good of the GOP.
A Facebook official says the company has found no evidence to back up allegations that Facebook contractors suppressed stories of interest to conservatives in its "Trending" section.
After two years of improvement, America's honeybees had another tough and deadly winter, probably because of mites, according to a new federal survey released Tuesday.
A potentially epic clash over transgender rights took shape Monday when the U.S. Justice Department sued North Carolina over the state's bathroom law after the governor refused to back down.
Congressional Republicans are returning to Capitol Hill to confront an awkward new reality: Donald Trump is their presumptive presidential nominee, but instead of uniting behind him, leading figures like House Speaker Paul Ryan are withholding their support.
Gov. Chris Christie's decision to endorse Donald Trump back in February brought him plenty of derision at the time. But it's bringing rewards now that it's clear he bet on the winner.
For Bernie and Jane Sanders, the revolution continues, despite the odds.
Three teenage girls have been charged in a high school restroom assault in Delaware that left a 16-year-old girl dead, authorities said Monday.
The White House on Monday worked to contain the damage caused by one of President Barack Obama's closest aides.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory shows no signs of backing down in the face of the federal government's deadline today to declare he won't enforce the new state law limiting protections for LGBT people -- defiance that could risk funding for the state's university system and lead to a protracted legal battle.
There's no cheering at the White House for Donald Trump's success. Yet for President Barack Obama, things could be worse.
As the setting sun's light flooded a meeting of Utah County Republicans, Melanie Sorensen described her concerns about her party's presumptive presidential nominee.
Media attention to gun violence tends to be doled out in predictable, limited ways: when a mass shooting happens, when the anniversary of such a tragedy is marked or when the use of deadly force by law enforcement or citizens is questioned.
federal security officer suspected in three fatal shootings outside a high school, a mall and a supermarket in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital is due in court for an initial appearance.
The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama's demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency.
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