Blacks in Washington, D.C. are barely in the majority, according to 2010 U.S. Census Bureau figures
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's economic upheaval has been especially hard on young people trying to start their working lives with a high school education or less
The beginning of the month may have felt like April Fool's Day to a significant segment of America's labor population. That's when reports started pouring in about the new jobless rate and rise in job creation
President Barack Obama headed west to sell his big picture deficit-reduction plan. But many people are waiting for a quick fix to their own economic problems caused chiefly by persistent unemployment and the crippled housing market.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A former Rutgers University freshman was indicted Wednesday on a hate crime charge after allegedly using a webcam to spy on a same-sex encounter involving his roommate
NEW YORK (AP) -- For years, teenagers across the U.S. could call a toll-free hotline if they had embarrassing questions about AIDS and safe sex. Dial the same number now and you get a recording of giggling women offering to talk dirty to you
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal agency has approved a construction plan for a wind farm off the Massachusetts coast, clearing the way for work to begin on the nation's first offshore wind farm as early as this fall
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A murder charge against the woman who falsely accused three Duke lacrosse players of raping her is but the latest problem for a woman friends say is still haunted by the stigma of the lacrosse case.
Crystal Mangum, 32, was indicted Monday on a charge of first-degree murder and two counts of larceny. She has been in jail since April 3, when police charged her with assault in the stabbing of her boyfriend Reginald Daye, 46. He died after nearly two weeks at a hospital.
A study in the journal Pediatrics says that gay, lesbian and bisexual youth who live in supportive communities are less likely to attempt suicide than those youth who live in communities who do not support gay rights.