Some high tech entrepreneurs have started trading in the high costs of the San Francisco Bay Area for the sunnier skies of Venice Beach in Los Angeles. But with the benefits of the boom, like high-paying jobs, also come problems, especially for the longtime residents of the famously artistic, bohemian neighborhood. Special correspondent Steve Goldbloom reports. Continue reading
For many households, preserving the religious and cultural backgrounds of each member means blending traditions and customs, and even creating some new ones. We want to hear from you – Do you celebrate the holidays and observe the customs of more than one culture or faith? Continue reading
For all the talk about partisan gridlock, senators from both sides of the aisle can agree on at least three things: life, liberty and the pursuit of televised football. Continue reading
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is scheduled to speak momentarily. Watch live here Continue reading
The Cleveland Division of Police has exhibited a pattern of unnecessary and excessive uses of force, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday.
Following the grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, people took to Twitter, where the conversation of race and culture in America took center stage, echoing the actions of protesters across the country. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The number of sexual assaults reported by military service members rose again this year, with an increase of 8 percent, officials told The Associated Press.
The Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice last week was previously “distracted” and “weepy” during his firearms qualification training at a suburban Ohio police department, new internal documents revealed Wednesday. Continue reading
A white policeman in New York City will not be charged in the choking death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, which was caught on videotape. Hari Sreenivasan learns more about the decision and how New York has been planning for the verdict from Pervaiz Shallwani of The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading
Japanese manufacturer Takata is fighting demands by Congress for a nationwide recall of defective airbags linked to at least five deaths. The company maintains that the request is not supported by evidence and that Washington does not have the legal authority to make a parts maker enforce a recall. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading