About 1.5 million full-time, year-round workers or about 14 percent of people in California, according to U.S. Census data, are paid the $8 minimum wage.
It sounds like the plot from an old movie: airline crew members make this passenger announcement, "Is anyone on board a pilot?"
The man arrested near the Golden Gate Bridge after dangerous materials were found in his home was charged with possession of an illegal device Tuesday.
Facebook is facing pressure to return money it accepted to run ads promoting its page for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's presidential campaign.
A teenage boy wielding two kitchen knives went on a stabbing rampage at his high school in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, early Wednesday, before being tackled by an assistant principal, authorities said.
The U.S. Army's new ban on many types of ethnic hairstyles has African-American women who wear their coifs in dreadlocks, braids and cornrows in a twist.
You may have never heard of Lavern Chatman, a Democrat running for Congress in northern Virginia.
As the Obamacare enrollment deadline approaches, it becomes clearer that African Americans have the most to gain from low-cost health care coverage.
Today, middle class households feel the same financial stress that low- and moderate-income families have borne for years, says new research by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), a national nonprofit organization working to alleviate poverty and create economic opportunity. ...
NEW YORK (CNN) -- At least two people were killed after a massive explosion and raging fire Wednesday morning in Manhattan’s East Harlem, authorities said.
You -- the person now reading this story -- can help experts solve the mystery of what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared over the open sea.
When Melissa Seligman's husband left on his second deployment to Iraq in 2005, their 2-year-old daughter began banging her head on the floor. The Army wife tried to rock the girl, sing to her. With a newborn to care for, ...
OW Contributor President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, and his recently announced “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, might be considered his response to the prolonged inflexibility of Congress during the course of his administration. Designed specifically to target young ...
Matthew Sudders has been on plenty of cruises, but he'd never seen anything like this.
Recently, University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise, who is Asian-American, was bombarded with harassing tweets when she decided not to cancel classes at the Urbana-Champaign campus during January's severe weather.