President Obama will make the case for Hillary Clinton Wednesday night with about as many Americans approving of him as disapprove of him.
He was also a war hero and a ballroom dancer — Bald Eagle's life is hard to fit in a headline. He parachuted into Normandy, acted in Westerns and starred in his first feature film at the age of 95.
McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
"I think she is brilliant and ... she's not a diva at all. She works very hard," Albright told NPR's Rachel Martin.
"There have been a lot of people out there surveying whales for a long time and never come across this," a researcher says. But Japanese fishermen have told stories about this dark whale for years.
Everyone from President Obama to democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine contrasted the Democratic vision of America to the vision offered by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
The Democrats' vice presidential nominee helped overhaul Virginia's mental health care system after the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech. He is for Obamacare, Medicaid expansion and Planned Parenthood.
The Turkish government has shut down at least 45 newspapers and 16 television stations, and issued arrest warrants for dozens of journalists.
Hospitals have been fighting to block the rankings, but Medicare released them Wednesday. Of the 102 hospitals that got a five-star rating, few are among those generally praised for great care.
On the third night of the Democratic National Convention, party officials are rolling out some of their heaviest hitters — including headliner President Obama.
Donald Trump on Wednesday called for Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email and recover messages from her tenure as secretary of state.
Thousands of protesters have descended on Philadelphia this week for demonstrations outside the Democratic National Convention. Here's a glimpse of the wide array of causes they're backing.
President Obama will make the case for his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in office when he speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.
Prosecutors have dropped all the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray. While the four trials so far returned no convictions, the three more scheduled trials have now also been dropped.
Would-be assassin John Hinckley has been granted freedom to live outside the mental institution where he's been confined for decades. The move comes more than three decades after he shot President Reagan.
At 17, boxer Claressa Shields won gold in the 2012 London Olympics. But it didn't change her life as much as she thought it would. After she returned home to Flint, Michigan, she thought: Now what?
It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
A high-profile honor killing has led to calls for stronger laws. But a gang-rape victim who's spent 14 years fighting for justice says laws are undercut by ages-old feudal traditions against women.
Both countries have strong militaries wary of conservative Muslim politicians. But as a wealthier, more middle-class country, Turkey rose up when elements of the military tried to take over.
Bill Clinton had a formidable challenge on Tuesday: to sell the American people on one of the most disliked politicians in political history.