Plaintiffs fighting California’s Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage there, are hoping that the Supreme Court will decide Friday to consider their case this term.
The late social activist Dorothy Day was a hero of the Catholic left. So why did the conservative U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops vote to advance her towards sainthood?
Mexico’s President-elect, Enrique Pena Nieto, will take office on Saturday and vows to change his country’s drug war strategy.
Penn State’s Ethics Leadership class is allowing students to confront the ethical dilemmas involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Filled with history, gardens and rolling hills, Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Mass., turns out to be the perfect place for an unusual musical concert.
Civil Rights activist Lawrence Guyot died last Thursday at the age of 73. Throughout his life he fought for voters’ rights.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
The organizers of the Boston Marathon have issued special invitations to 450 people who made the case they were profoundly affected by the bombings in April.2 Comments | more »
Almost a year after 20 children and six educators were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some states have toughened gun rules, while others have loosened them.129 Comments | more »
As the BBC’s State Department correspondent, Kim Ghattas has traveled hundreds of thousands of miles with U.S. secretaries of state, including Condoleezza Rice, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry.1 Comment | more »