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Thousands Are Sexually Assaulted In The U.S. Military Every Year. These Are Some Of Their Stories.

Thousands Are Sexually Assaulted In The U.S. Military Every Year. These Are Some Of Their Stories.

In 2009, Jessica Hinves, then an Air Force fighter jet mechanic, said she was raped by a member of her squadron — a man she had considered a…

House Republicans Don’t Expect a Shutdown

House Republicans Don’t Expect a Shutdown

WASHINGTON—Almost a year since the last partial government shutdown began, many House Republicans say they have little desire to start another. With one month before the government’s funding…

Taking the Fear Out of Doctor’s Visits With Music and Animation

Taking the Fear Out of Doctor’s Visits With Music and Animation

There is a reason why many parents report dreading taking their kids to the doctor, dentist or hospital — it’s stressful for both the adults and their little…

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize marijuana?

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize marijuana?

WASHINGTON — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic…

My Story of Depression, Culture and Community

My Story of Depression, Culture and Community

It makes me angry sometimes when I think of the pain, loneliness, sadness, and frustration that come with closeted depression. I am a 28-year-old Caribbean-American female from a…

Why Are There So Many Black Athletes?

Why Are There So Many Black Athletes?

The short answer: There aren’t! When I was growing up in the 1950s, we were taught that we had a much better chance of becoming a doctor or…

Yonkers mom accused of killing disabled daughter could still inherit nearly $1M of girl’s trust fund

Yonkers mom accused of killing disabled daughter could still inherit nearly $1M of girl’s trust fund

WHITE PLAINS — A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the…

Made in America Festival rocks Los Angeles: 29 arrests on Day 1 of music fest

Made in America Festival rocks Los Angeles: 29 arrests on Day 1 of music fest

A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack…

Miles Morales: Why the Small Things Have Never Mattered More

Miles Morales: Why the Small Things Have Never Mattered More

In his lyrics under the rap pseudonym Childish Gambino, Donald Glover proposed, “I’ll be your hero – Donald for Spider-Man.” It might have sounded innocuous to the uninitiated…

Ferguson Protesters Hope To Transform Anger Into Change

Ferguson Protesters Hope To Transform Anger Into Change

FERGUSON, Mo. — Hundreds of demonstrators tracked through pouring rain and blistering heat on Saturday, calling for accountability for the officer who gunned down an unarmed 18-year-old here…

Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

There was definitely a time in President Barack Obama’s life in which he looked forward to August. He was, after all, born on Aug. 4. And Hawaii seems…

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