William Kitt was living on the streets, abusing drugs and very sick when Broadway Housing Communities in New York offered him a room. Thirteen years later, he's thriving. His art tells the tale.
Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.
Connecticut is the first state requiring police fill out a form when they use a stun gun. Research shows police used stun guns on black and Latino suspects at a higher rate than on white suspects.
There are now 47,000 homeless people in and around Los Angeles. The number of homeless women living on the streets has increased dramatically, and many are at risk of violence and sexual assault.
Therapists are in such demand they can bypass insurance companies, so the wealthy are more likely to get treated. A historian explains how this came to be the norm in the U.S. health care system.
Scientists have been attaching transmitters on the huge seagoing birds and are astonished by their ability to stay aloft.
A commission is investigating complaints by military academy students who say systematic sexual abuse was inflicted on new recruits dating back to the 1970s.
"Transgender Americans may serve openly, and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender," Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told reporters.
Sal Khan, a pioneer of online tutorials with his successful Khan Academy, has established a private brick and mortar laboratory school in Silicon Valley. He plans to share its lessons with educators.
It was a passing encounter on her government plane, but the whiff of impropriety while the Justice Department investigates Hillary Clinton's private email server could set Republicans howling.