For years, the city's secular Jewish population has been fighting the ultra-Orthodox community over whether shops, theaters and other public places can be open on the Sabbath.
Doris belonged to Australia's "stolen generations" -- children of mixed aboriginal and white parents who were snatched from their homes by the government and reared in settlements.
They join other lawsuits against the league. The players are seeking to get paid for injuries they say happened when they played, including from fighting.
The Internet is 25 years old, and more people than ever are using computers, smartphones and tablets. But some "digitally resistant" people are sticking with old machines like typewriters.
Harry McAlpin was the first black reporter to attend a presidential press conference. He was not welcomed by many of the journalists at the White House.
Three people were killed in an apparent hate crime on Sunday. The shootings happened at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area.
At least five community groups, universities or developers from around Chicago are preparing bids for the library. Obama's decision will be announced early next year.
A fierce battle is raging between cat lovers and bird lovers over how to handle the millions of feral cats living on the streets.
Allowing guns in churches, schools and airports, many say, will make Georgia more dangerous. But the bill's supporters say it will actually make Georgia safer.
The wellness court of the Yurok, California's biggest tribe, helps its people beat drug addiction through cultural focus and village-style expectations of responsibility.
It was 77 years ago that Amelia Earhart's plane went missing in the Pacific. And on March 8 a jetliner disappeared. Some worry that the airliner might not be found.
He speaks a serviceable but far from perfect Spanish, a shortcoming he acknowledges with good humor.
With at least three U.S. citizens on board, the FBI says it has reason to assist in the search and is sending its own agents to help.
With more and more people climbing Mount Everest, the country of Nepal is struggling to get climbers to not leave their trash on the world's tallest mountain.
The effort resembles others in Obama's second-term agenda, as it seeks participation from businesses and individuals and doesn't depend on the approval of Congress.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is expected to open its doors late next year or in early 2015.
In South Dakota, tribes are preparing for nonviolent battle aimed at TransCanada, the company that wants to develop the 1,700-mile Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Obama has announced plans to protect African elephants and rhinos, by cracking down on the ivory trade.
The jury couldn't reach a verdict on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of a black teenager. It convicted Dunn of several counts of attempted murder.
Wildlife authorities have offered large rewards to track down the killers of the 5-foot-tall endangered birds.
The commercial space industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Congress is considering how to regulate it.
The former National Security Agency worker leaked documents showing the NSA's extensive spying on American and foreign citizens alike. Two writers give their opinions on the matter.
The Census Bureau's poverty rate is based solely on income. It has started using a supplemental measure which includes the cost of living and government programs like food stamps.
Georgia had an 11-page snow and ice plan. But there was nothing in it on when to issue public warnings. The storm struck at midday, stranding thousands at schools, at work and in cars.
The president vowed to narrow the gap between the rich and the poor in the United States, sidestepping Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary.
According to leaked documents, U.S. and British spy agencies are monitoring smartphone apps like Angry Birds to collect personal information. In American slang, ratting means informing.
The federal appeals court's decision was unanimous. It expands juror protections, and will be used to challenge other laws that limit gay rights, activists say.
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