After long refusing to explicitly criticize a sitting president, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused President Donald Trump on Wednesday of trying to divide America and roundly denounced a militarization of the US response to civil unrest.
A Saudi rapper's interview with The Takeaway led journalists to uncover a soft power campaign.
The president reportedly interviewed four candidates. They were all white men.
The history of Washington features plenty of mudslinging, fighting and division, and that's without even going inside Congress. Here's how the capital developed from the small, dirty, disorganized town it was in the 19th century into today's capital — and how that history still shapes the city.
This year, an increasing number of Central American attempted to enter the US illegally. Now, as many are deported back home, there are concerns that due process was not served while they were held in detention facilities in the United States.
Martin Sixsmith was a dead serious reporter for the BBC, covering the Cold War. Then he found a story that changed his mind about "human interest" pieces.
In a puzzling incident in the nation's capital city, a woman tried to enter the White House grounds in her car and then led police on a chase to the Capitol. The woman was killed and an infant was found in the car.
Bike sharing programs are popping up in major cities all over the United States. Offering a flexibility that trains and buses can't match, shareable bikes are expected to become more widely available -- including in Chicago, among the largest cities to offer a bike-share program.
When an explosion at a fertilizer plant badly damaged much of the town of West, Texas, many asked if that could happen in their town. When the journalists at the Dallas Morning News tried to find out, they discovered it's a very difficult question to answer.
The US has warned that the Russian plan on Syrian chemical weapons must not be an excuse for delays and avoidance. So could the Russian proposal to put Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons arsenal under international control actually succeed?