A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting and elections bill to counter efforts to restrict voting access.
The Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee marks the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday — the day on March 7, 1965, that civil rights marchers were brutally beaten by law enforcement officers on Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge.
The Islamic State's brutal three-year rule of much of northern and western Iraq, and the grueling campaign against it, left a vast swath of destruction. Reconstruction efforts have stalled amid a years-long financial crisis.
Dozens of people gathered in front of the Minnesota governor’s mansion on Saturday to demand accountability for police officers, days before a former Minneapolis officer is scheduled to go on trial in the death of George Floyd.
The bill would provide direct payments of up to $1,400 to most Americans and money for COVID-19 vaccines and testing, aid to state and local governments, help for schools and the airline industry and subsidies for health insurance.
John Nash and his wife have been trying for years to find a service dog for their daughter, Lyric. He says the service dog will give her a new best friend and also help her deal with some of the challenges she faces each day.