How Donald Trump Has Used Twitter as Bully Pulpit
Several users have reported being blocked by the President-Elect on the social media platform for tweeting negative comments at him.
Secret Service Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit
The Department of Homeland Security and the Secret Service have reached an agreement to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in promotion practices by the agency that protects the president and his family
More Than 50 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration
Dozens of Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump 's Friday inauguration. While some of the 55 made their decision in previous weeks, many more have come forward in recent days, citing the president-elect's perceived insult of Rep. John Lewis as the final straw.
Maine Governor Offers John Lewis an Erroneous History Lesson
Maine Gov. Paul LePage says Rep. John Lewis should be grateful for what Republican presidents have done for black people
Lawmakers Urge Detroit-Area Mayor to Resign Over Recordings
Federal, state and county lawmakers are calling for a Detroit-area mayor to quit after unverified audio tapes surfaced purportedly featuring him making racist and sexist comments
The Latest: John Lewis Rep: History Refutes LePage's Remarks
A spokeswoman for civil rights leader John Lewis says the facts of history refute Maine Gov. Paul LePage's comments on how two Republican presidents fought against Jim Crow laws
Patchett, Chabon Among Nominees for Book Critics Prizes
Ann Patchett, Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards
Former Klan Grand Dragon to MLK's Daughter: I'm Sorry
The commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day highlights social tensions as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office Friday, but celebrations around the country also offered potential ways forward
German Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Outlaw Far-Right Party
Germany's supreme court on Tuesday rejected a bid to outlaw a fringe far-right party accused of pursuing a racist and anti-Semitic agenda
Grandmother Who Organized Washington March 'Felt Women Needed to Stand Up'
When Teresa Shook, a grandmother from Hawaii, posted "I think we should march" on Facebook on election night, she never expected the response she would get. The next morning, more than 10,000 people said they were attending the event, after her post went viral. As thousands of women from around the