An unlikely leader rises in a poor, rural Southern school district.
Despite U.S. efforts to staunch the flow, numbers are approaching the crisis of two years ago. U.S. Border Patrol agents say it's diverting resources away from catching drug and human traffickers.
Jewish groups supported the civil rights movement in the 1960s. But for many current civil rights activists, solidarity with Palestinians takes precedence over the old solidarity with American Jews.
Mohammed Faris traveled on the Soviet space station nearly three decades ago, becoming so famous that Syria's president was jealous of him. Now he's one of the many Syrians who's fled to Turkey.
Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson carried the Warriors back to the finals, as Golden State rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to beat Oklahoma City 96-88 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.
Ralph Ketner helped turn $50 investments in a N.C. grocery store into the Food Lion chain. He was 95. In 1992, an ABC hidden camera report showed employees selling spoiled meat.
In 2004, the Archdiocese of Boston announced the closure of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in Scituate, Mass. Parishioners have fought to keep it open, but finally exhausted their legal appeals.
Rwanda is missing 15 years of weather data. Getting it back would be a boon for farmers. But can it be done?
The fields bend the hairs and that generates a nerve signal, scientists say.
Many of London's expensive homes are owned by obscure foreign companies. Critics say the city has become a haven for those hiding ill-gotten gains, and the government is starting to respond.
The trial was unprecedented and the verdict is being described as a huge victory for his victims and survivors.
The Memorial Day ritual serves to commemorate the sacrifices of U.S. service members who have fought and died in foreign wars.
Charles Cavell spent decades fighting for VA compensation, even after he and others — who had been sworn to secrecy by the U.S. military — helped bring the testing program to light. He was 89.
Local and federal authorities worked together to rescue Alan Pulido, who plays for the Greek soccer club Olympiakos.
The drive to enter Fallujah began at dawn, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition. Aid groups report that thousands of civilians are trapped in the Iraqi city.
While visiting Vietnam last week, President Obama urged the government to ease its crackdown on dissent. But police have used force to break up recent environmental protests.
Three years ago, Grand Rapids' public schools took a hard look at the numbers on absenteeism. They've been able to get nearly half of the students missing school to show up.
With warmer weather comes an influx of refugees and migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe, and a shift in the route they're taking. Over the weekend, hundreds of people drowned.
Over the past 15 years, 1,832 American servicemen and -women have been killed in action in Afghanistan. How do the U.S. forces posted there mark Memorial Day, and how is the conflict going overall?
President Obama may use his executive authority to declare the site of the Stonewall riots in New York City as the first national monument dedicated to the struggle for LGBT rights.