Republicans, independents and Democrats alike agree that "a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment is essential to bringing about change in our society," according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.
The Thomas fire has claimed more than 242,000 acres and over 700 homes. Officials say it won't be contained until January.
Even before Maria hit, most of the island's landfills were filled beyond capacity and nearly half had EPA closure orders. The storm generated millions of cubic yards of waste and debris.
The Labor Department has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workers' tips. But critics warn owners would get too much leeway.
Coastal cities are flooding more as sea levels rise faster and faster. But none of that is slowing real estate development in low-lying areas such as Miami.
James Fields Jr. of Ohio had been facing a second-degree murder charge until the judge upgraded it at a preliminary hearing Thursday. One protester was killed and dozens were injured.
An inspector general's report says immigrant detainees' rights, health and safety are compromised in four facilities. In response, ICE agrees to strengthen oversight and improve conditions.
"All the hard work was worth it," Ayrton Little said. The video has been viewed more than 6 million times.
At issue is the Trump administration's withdrawal of two Obama-era rules designed to protect small farmers who say they are being exploited by the meatpacking companies they supply.
Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.
Efrain Antonio Campo Flores and his cousin Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas received 18 years in prison.
Allegations of sexual misconduct against Mario Batali have highlighted abuse in the restaurants, but many people who have worked in kitchens say the industry's problem goes far beyond celebrities.
Executions of death row inmates occurred in only eight states in 2017 as public support for capital punishment wanes, according to an annual report by the Death Penalty Information Center.