Many of the new movie superheroes star Latino actors or have Latino characters. Their origin stories are diverse.
Black Americans are seven times more likely to be victims of police misconduct in high-ranking crimes, such as murder, sexual assault and drug crimes, says the National Registry of Exonerations.
The National Weather Service's Joel Cline wants residents to know when danger is coming. But he adds, "If people think of a hurricane as a dot and a city as a dot, I think they've missed the point."
Ian had top winds of 125 mph and storm surge up to 14 feet as it moved over the western end of Cuba. It could head for Tampa and St. Petersburg next, the first direct hit on those cities in a century.
Government officials also confirmed Canada is dropping the vaccine requirement for people entering the country at the end of the month.
Nationwide, community members are protesting the teaching of social-emotional learning – largely because conservatives have linked it with another flashpoint in public education: critical race theory.
Jim Metzner has traveled far and wide to record sounds of the world and share them with listeners. The Library of Congress will preserve thousands of tapes and other items dating back to the 1970s.
These Black men saved lives a half-century ago. A new book highlights their successes and the challenges they had to face. Some now want to make sure that memory is not forgotten.
Actor and WWE wrestling icon John Cena has just set a new Guinness World Record for granting 650 wishes through the Make-A-Wish foundation.
The 23-year-old suspect burned the cross in front of his Black neighbors because of their race, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Mississippi spent millions in welfare money on Brett Favre's pet project, a university volleyball arena. The retired NFL quarterback then tried to get additional money for another sports facility.
Residents-only policies at many of the nation's town-owned beaches mean low-income people and people of color have less access to the shore.
No matter the scandal, fans cannot quit the NFL. NPR's Juana Summers talks with Kevin Draper, sports reporter for The New York Times about why.
The New Orleans police department is overhauling its hiring process to include civilians, as well as eliminate credit score checks and marijuana use questions.
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Ian has strengthened into a hurricane as it moves closer to Cuba on a track expected to hit Florida in the coming days. Authorities in Cuba are planning evacuations.