Hillary Clinton this week became the first woman nominated for the presidency by a major party. But not even a century ago, the idea that a woman could even be part of the establishment was laughable
Native American teen faces a year in prison for possessing one gram of weed
Devontre Thomas faces a federal trial that advocates say is a waste of resources and a stark reminder that law enforcement continue to target people of color
‘America is already great’: Barack Obama urges US to back Clinton in last big speech
Departing president passes the baton to Hillary Clinton in emotional Democratic convention speech that cast Donald Trump as a threat to American values
‘It’s a matter of survival’: the black Americans fighting for gun rights
In a climate of Black Lives Matter protests and the growing white backlash, some African Americans feel the answer is not gun control but to arm themselves
Bernie Sanders supporters stage sit-in to protest Clinton nomination at DNC
Bernie Sanders protesters who had taken vow of silence to criticize Democratic National Committee, walked out of convention hall to occupy media tent on Tuesday,
Purvi Patel has 20-year sentence for inducing own abortion reduced
Indiana appeals court ruling means Purvi Patel’s prison sentence for conviction, the first of its kind in the US, will be shortened by at least a decade
Roger Ailes built the Republican party – now both are crumbling in plain sight
Just two days into the Republican national convention, it’s already been an ugly week for American conservatives as they watch their party torn apart.
Flesh-eating bacteria scare along Gulf Coast has locals on alert
Infections from flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio vulnificus are rare and there is no official tracking of cases – but some people have started to cobble together their own ideas.
Multiple people stabbed at Sacramento white nationalist rally
Seven people taken to hospitals including one white nationalist. Police break up a chaotic fight between group and anti-fascists.
Insult, provoke, repeat: how Donald Trump became America’s Hugo Chávez
Despite ideological differences, there are eerie similarities between the late socialist strongman and the Manhattan billionaire – and warnings to heed