He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America - but Elijah Cummings mainly provided a strong voice and calm presence for his hometown of Baltimore, where he was revered as an advocate and champion
The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians
Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly 75-year career made her an icon of artistic loyalty to Cuba's socialist system, has died at age 98
The vast catalog of storied Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli, including 'Spirited Away' and 'Princess Mononoke,' is heading to the new HBO Max streaming service
Ambassador Gordon Sondland distances himself from President Donald Trump, plans to tell lawmakers he was disappointed Trump directed him to work with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy
Human Rights Watch is calling Venezuela's "undeserved and narrow election" to the U.N. Human Rights Council "a slap in the face to the country's countless victims who've been tortured and murdered by government forces."
A US Coast Guard plane and a Mexican Navy vessel are searching the Gulf of Mexico for a small plane after its pilot flew hundreds of miles beyond his destination in Louisiana
Describing your smart device as "aimed at the peripheral frontiers of the digital world where the young people dwell" maybe isn't the hippest way to appeal to the younger generation. But that's exactly what the Vatican intends with its Click to Pray eRosary announced Wednesday. The bracelet features a "smart...
Johnson & Johnson agrees to $117M multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs, by not fully disclosing their risks.
The Senate's top Democrat is pushing for quick approval of a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria, but a Republican is blocking the move
A Native American tribe is planning a $100 million expansion of its western Michigan casino that will include adding new dining, entertainment and gaming space
A jury says a Philadelphia bicycle deliveryman acted in self-defense when he fatally stabbed a real estate developer in a case that carried racial implications
Medical professionals and human rights advocates warn Border Patrol agents are growing their presence at hospitals and creating a chilling effect on immigrant populations around the country
Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram on Tuesday—and her debut will be hard to top. So many people viewed her newly created profile that it caused the app to crash, CNN reports. The Guinness Book of World Records says she set a new record by getting 1 million followers in just...