Women have contributed to a rise in activism that has also been mirrored by a surge in candidate recruitment.
One of the White House’s most visible staffers has his eye on the exit door. Raj Shah, a deputy press secretary who has stepped behind the podium for numerous daily briefings, has told multiple people he plans to leave the West Wing following the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Shah has been leading the communications efforts in support of the confirmation process since Kavanaugh’s nomination in July.
Bill Cosby was sentenced to between three and 10 years in prison on Tuesday for sexually assaulting a woman, capping the once-beloved comedian’s downfall from “America’s Dad” to convicted felon.
With the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1985, American photographer David T. Hanson traveled to 67 Superfund sites across 45 states that represented a cross section of industries whose practices have decimated the environment. Now, the full series has been published for the first time in 'Waste Land' (Taverner Press, September 2018).
The president continued to defend Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
A study found that 81% of women and 43% of men reported experiencing some form of sexual harassment and/or assault during their lifetime. For women, verbal harassment was most common, followed by unwelcome touching.
For nearly two decades, British-American scholar Fiona Hill has followed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s trajectory.
Trump's Supreme Court nominee says he was still a virgin during the time when two women allege he sexually assaulted them.
Three days after Mitch McConnell vowed to “plow right through” the opposition to Brett Kavanaugh and install him on the Supreme Court, the halls of Congress filled with protesters invigorated by the latest allegations against the nominee.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine and Haiti President Jovenel Moïse called on larger nations to strengthen their commitments to climate action — calling it “one of greatest challenges of our generation.”
McConnell accused Democrats of a “shameful smear campaign" intended to derail Brett Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS confirmation.
“In the tube,” flight engineer David Elliott said as the team locked into their route over the ice sheet covering 80 percent of the world’s largest island. The March mission was part of NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project, a five-year, $30 million effort aimed at improving sea level rise projections by understanding how warming oceans are melting ice sheets from below - the most ambitious research on the subject to date.
A new survey shows that 55% of millennials plan to vote in the midterm elections in November. And most plan to vote for a Democratic candidate.
President Trump said he’s standing by Brett Kavanaugh as a new misconduct allegation threatens his Supreme Court nominee.
These images show eerily beautiful scenes of abandonment captured by British photographer James Kerwin in Abkhazia on the Black Sea.
ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd delivered an impassioned defense of accusers in sexual assault cases.
These kaleidoscopic images showcase the sheer beauty of the mammoth firework displays held across Japan every summer. The Japanese word for fireworks, hanabi, means fire flower, and each year, local governments in Japan throw around 7,000 festivals, or hanabi taikai. Photographer Makoto Igari, 32, has spent the last three years diligently following the festivals across his homeland, covering rainbow-colored bursts exploding over vast crowds, displays bright enough to illuminate the cities below and works of incredible symmetry. (Caters News)
With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina's governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, almost half of them members of the country’s elite Revolutionary Guards.
As part of legislation signed by President Trump in May, beginning Friday, consumers can now freeze their credit for free. A credit freeze stops lenders from opening up new credit, which can protect consumers from identity theft. Freezing credit at the three major reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion — used to cost $2 to $10, depending on the laws in the state where the consumer lived.