Burger served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1969 until 1986. Linda Greenhouse, author of The Burger Court, says those years helped establish the court's conservative legal foundation.
Brown was one of the last surviving "Red Tail" pilots of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. These African-American pilots served in World War II, laying the foundation for integrating the U.S. armed forces.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe restored voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-offenders. Now, the state's Republicans are suing the governor, who they say overstepped his authority.
Remember that quiet kid in class who never spoke up? In New York, teachers are learning how to make sure the ideas of introverts don't get overlooked.
Scotland voted strongly to stay in the European Union, while England and Wales led the successful campaign to exit. Now, some Scots want to rerun their 2014 referendum on independence from Britain.
She's already been to the Olympics twice and been a U.S. champion several times over. But at 31, Day-Monroe knows this may be her last shot at an Olympic medal.
Soviet-era movie stars, cosmonauts and, yes, intelligence agents once socialized at Aragvi over chicken tabaka and Georgian wine. Now the restaurant has reopened for regular diners.
Monday's suicide attack near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina has shocked Muslims and is expected to intensify anger against ISIS.
When people apply for food stamps, federal law says they should get them in seven days. But in New Mexico, government workers are blowing the whistle on the state doctoring food stamps applications
What does it mean to be middle class in the U.S.? Over the past century, the idea of the "middle class" has gone through a number of drastic transformations.