Depending on which corners of the internet you inhabit, you might have come across the term "Latinx."
In 1958, Shyamala Gopalan arrived in Berkeley, California, after traveling thousands of miles from her family to pursue a doctorate in nutrition and endocrinology.
Portland prosecutors will not "leverage the full force of the criminal justice system" on protesters who gathered peacefully in the wake of George Floyd's death, the district attorney said.
Should you cancel your winter plans? Fewer people are planning to travel, but there are still destinations looking forward to a bump -- and road trips are emerging as a hot option, too.
Americans' confidence in police has hit a new low -- aided in large part by a growing gap between Black and White people about how much they trust officers.
At least 40 Confederate symbols have been removed from across the US since George Floyd's death in May, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
South Korea plans to start building its first aircraft carrier next year, and acquire fighter jets to operate on it, the country's Defense Ministry has announced.
Colorado's attorney general has announced an investigation into whether the "patterns and practices" at the Aurora Police Department are unconstitutional.
An Indian widower has installed a life-sized wax statue of his late wife in the dream house they were building together before she died.
A Glen Allen, Virginia, man has been convicted of six misdemeanor charges and sentenced to six years in prison for driving his car through a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in June, online court filings state.
After news of a massive federal loan caused Eastman Kodak's stock to skyrocket, a company insider donated millions of shares to a religious nonprofit for which he has served as president.
Former Gwinnett County community outreach director Nicole Love Hendrickson is one step closer to potentially making county history.
Police officers at a Florida elementary school arrested an 8-year-old boy who had allegedly hit a teacher -- only to realize the boy's wrists were too small for the handcuffs.
Researchers are hoping to unravel the mystery around one of the rarest sharks in the sea -- the megamouth.
Les Wexner, the former head of the parent company that owns Victoria's Secret, has agreed to answer written deposition questions in a lawsuit involving Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre and attorney Alan Dershowitz, but Dershowitz wants him to testify in person or on camera, according…
Philadelphia ranks second in the nation in the number of homicides so far this year, just behind Chicago, according to statistics presented by Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw.
Tesla's stock jumped as much as 6% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company announced a five-for-one stock split, set to go into effect on August 31.
Sen. Kamala Harris on Tuesday became the first Black and South Asian American woman chosen for national office by a major political party, when former Vice President Joe Biden named the moderate former prosecutor to be his running mate this fall.
We can't quite say sharks can be friends, but new evidence is showing us that sharks form social bonds with others and can work together — to a degree.
An accident on Interstate 85 northbound at the exit ramp to State Route 211 in Braselton has traffic backed up to the Hamilton Mill area, according to 511ga.org.
Driver's license photos are the worst, but one Tennessee woman is laughing after a clerical error left her with a picture of an empty chair.
There were nearly 4,000 new reports of people in Gwinnett County testing positive for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus disease over the last two weeks as the county surpassed 20,000 total cases Tuesday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
A Gainesville teen charged with murder in a shooting at a business near Suwanee on Friday is also a suspect in the stabbing death of a teen 11 days earlier in the same city, police have confirmed.
New York's mass transit agency is calling on Apple to create a Face ID that works with masks in an effort to help slow the spread of coronavirus on the city's buses and subways.
After two premier college athletics conferences said they'd postpone fall sports including football because of the Covid-19 pandemic, reports say that another still intends to play football this autumn.
American food insecurity is an under-told story amid the coronavirus pandemic, but as more people find themselves unemployed or underemployed, it's a reality with which too many are grappling.
Attorneys for Ghislaine Maxwell asked a federal judge on Monday to direct the Bureau of Prisons to release her into the general population of the federal facility where she's incarcerated, saying she has been "held under uniquely onerous conditions" in the wake of last year's jailhouse death…
Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his running mate, making the California senator the first Black and South Asian American woman to run on a major political party's presidential ticket.
Ceres is a dwarf planet and the largest known object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. And now we know it may be an ocean world with intriguing geologic activity taking place on and just below its surface, according to new research.
Police in Australia have referred an arrest to its standards unit after footage emerged appearing to show a male officer pushing a woman up against a wall with his hands on her throat on Monday.
Robert Davis, a bartender at the Atlanta airport, says he almost always paid his rent on time prior to August 1. But that didn't stop his landlord from sending him an eviction notice on Friday.
For some, limiting the spread of coronavirus has meant long periods of isolation. And for older adults -- who are among the most vulnerable to the illness -- that social distancing has come at a particular cost.
The Democratic National Convention Committee on Tuesday announced its speaker line-up for next week's convention, unveiling a list that includes both Barack and Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and a host of women Joe Biden has considered as his running mate.
Apple has long been expected to debut a batch of 5G-enabled iPhones this fall. Now it appears all of the company's new phone releases this year may be able to connect to the next generation of super-fast wireless networks, according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives.
The S&P 500 is so close to a new record high -- its first since the pandemic hit and exceeding its all-time high from February. The stock index fell short of a new peak on Tuesday, but it remains just an arm's length away.
ATLANTA — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr and 43 of his colleagues around the country are urging Congress to make elderly victims of fraud eligible for federal assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.
Lucid, an electric vehicle company headed by former Tesla engineer Peter Rawlinson, has announced that its upcoming Lucid Air car is expected to get an EPA-rated range of at least 517 miles.
An Indiana man who burned crosses, displayed swastikas and made signs with racist slurs was charged with a hate crime for intimidating his Black neighbor, the Department of Justice said this week.
The stock market's huge run-up in recent months doesn't capture everyday Americans' pain. That's why the government and Big Business should act to help ease the burden on the least fortunate, said JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, in an interview with CNN Business.
A school nurse in Georgia who quit over what she considers a lack of Covid-19 precautions said a viral photo of students crowded last week in a high school hallway and the positive coronavirus cases that followed validates her decision.
New Zealand's most populous city has gone back under lockdown after new locally transmitted coronavirus cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without recording a local infection.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the approval of a coronavirus vaccine for use on Tuesday, claiming it as a "world first," amid continued concern and unanswered questions over its safety and effectiveness.