Arthur is now packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph; it could bring hurricane conditions to North Carolina tonight.
There's a broad international consensus that radical militants in Iraq pose a serious threat. But that doesn't mean the U.S., Russia, Iran and others will act in a coordinated fashion.
The Highway Trust Fund has been short billions for years. Without more money, the White House says construction delays will put people out of work, but Congress can't agree on a fix.
Myers' young adult novels talked about the tough realities of urban life in language that made teens stop and listen. He won almost every award for YA literature during the course of his career.
Xi Jinping's first visit to the Korean Peninsula finds him in Seoul, not Pyongyang, in a possible sign of strained Sino-North Korean ties.
The reported deployment comes amid reports that Iraqi forces have abandoned their positions in the region amid a Sunni-led insurgency.
Shannon Maureen Conley was arrested in April as she boarded a flight that would have ultimately landed her in Syria, where she hoped to wage jihad alongside ISIS rebels.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, a landmark piece of legislation that outlawed discrimination pertaining to race, sex, religion and origin. In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, PBS Newshour is asking people to share their memories of the legislation’s passage. Over the next couple months, Newshour wants to know:
By comparison, the U.S. is debating a raise to its minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. The new German law includes several exceptions.