Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and more have come together on a song to support the UN Secretary-General’s leadership on climate change and the United Nations’ call for a meaningful, universal, global climate change agreement to be signed by governments in December.
The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled Congress' first hearing on the Planned Parenthood videos for next week. And the title they're using leaves little doubt about where Republicans who run Congress stand.
Kanye West for 2020? The White House says it is anticipating the rapper's potential bid for president.
West claimed he would run for president while accepting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards earlier this week.
North America's tallest mountain is returning to its previous name, Mount Denali, more than a century after the Alaskan peak was named to honor President William McKinley, who never set foot in Alaska.
The White House announced the change earlier this week in a symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives. But some politicians in McKinley's native Ohio are looking for ways to block the move. Some answers to common questions about Mount Denali and its name:
A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand early on Sept. 4, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage.
William Smith Jr. and James Yates, a couple for nearly a decade, were the first to receive a marriage license in Rowan County on Sept. 4. Deputy clerk Brian Mason issued the license, congratulating the couple and shaking their hands as he smiled. After they paid the license fee of $35.50, James Yates rushed across the steps of the courthouse to hug his mom as both cried.
A county clerk in Kentucky who refuses to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds was found in contempt of court by a U.S. federal judge on Sept. 3 and taken into custody.
A North Dakota oil well owned by Exxon Mobil subsidiary XTO Energy blew out over the weekend, leaking more than 550 barrels of crude, some of which left the wellpad and seeped into surrounding grasses.