For the first time in nearly two decades, only half of U.S. households donated to a charity.
Black Americans have been disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Census Bureau.
New Yorkers citywide used ranked choice voting for the first time in the June primaries. Ranking the top five candidates instead of just one has been credited with helping get more women and minorities elected to public office.
Luke Prokop, a 19-year-old Canadian who was a second-round pick in the 2020 draft last fall, posted a message to Twitter on Monday.
For the first time, a female sailor has successfully completed the grueling 37-week training course to become a Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman. Those are the boat operators that transport Navy SEALs and conduct their own missions at sea.
The museum dedicated to telling Chinese American history is reopening to the public with an exhibit on Asian Americans and racism that it curated partially during the pandemic and a surge of anti-Asian bias incidents around the country.
Bug experts want to change the common name of the gypsy moth because it's considered an ethnic slur and they're asking the public to help them.
President Joe Biden will be visiting Philadelphia next week to 'deliver remarks on actions to protect the sacred, constitutional right to vote,' according to a White House press release issued Friday.
The New-York Historical Society has featured a number of LGBTQ+ exhibits, making it a natural fit to host a separate museum devoted entirely to the history and stories.
Justice Samuel Alito wrote that evidence that a law suppresses minority votes is not, by itself, enough to prove a violation under the Voting Rights Act.
We set our calendars around national holidays — from December 25 for Christmas to July 4 for Independence Day, and, starting this year, June 19 for Juneteenth. But national holidays, even for the country's founding, didn't start until the United States was nearly 100 years old.
The San Francisco policy also requires prosecutors to ask the defense which pronouns should be used for anyone accused of a crime.
The House has approved a bill to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol.
A massive billboard in Times Square is displaying messages from JewBelong, a nonprofit that launched the campaign to spark conversations.
France has approved a law that will allow single women and lesbians access to medically assisted reproduction for the first time. The National Assembly adopted the wide-ranging bioethics law in a 326–115 vote.
California is restricting state-funded government travel to Arkansas, Florida, Montana, North Dakota, and West Virginia as a "result of new anti-LGBTQ+ legislation recently enacted in each state," California Attorney General Rob Bonta said Monday.
Restaurateur George Gallego knows from personal experience how difficult it can be navigating New York City streets and businesses in a wheelchair.
The U.N. human rights chief made the call in a landmark report launched after the killing of George Floyd.
The Supreme Court justices left in place lower court rulings that found the policy unconstitutional.
Several New York state government sites are illuminated to honor Pride month and the 10th anniversary of the signing of the state's Marriage Equality Law.