Two key ingredients came together for Shannon McCarty to get off drugs in late 2017: connections and timing. "The police showed up because they said they got a call that we were shooting up in the car,"
A new generation of migrants is arriving in Mexico: Young adults who were born in Mexico, raised in the United States, and now returning — some voluntarily, some by force — to the country of their birth.
The closest that Travis Rupp came to getting fired from Avery Brewing Co. in Boulder, Colo., he says, was the time he tried to make chicha. The recipe for the Peruvian corn-based beer, cobbled together
Ohio's growing female prison population can be tied to drugs and addiction. Officials want to stop the cycle. One program helps women get at the root of their problems to help them change. Ohio has one
On Friday, three days before Memorial Day, attorneys general for 47 states wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to automatically forgive student loans for eligible disabled veterans. The
After a three-decade run, a veteran advocacy group will hold its last motorcycle demonstration ride — called "Rolling Thunder" — in the U.S. capital this Memorial Day weekend. The nonprofit that organizes
Along one rugged stretch of the Rio Grande, U.S. citizens routinely cross the border into the United States illegally. A shortage of basic services in rural Texas, such as health care, means U.S. citizens
After World War II broke out, 26-year-old Gilbert Seltzer enlisted into the Army. Soon after, he was told he was being put on a secret mission — and an unconventional one at that. Seltzer, then an architectural
The San Francisco Police Officers' Association is calling for the city's police chief, William Scott, to resign over the raid of a freelance journalist's home and office. In a statement released on Saturday,
On a seventh grade field trip to Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, students and their teacher said they were racially profiled by museum staff, with some leaving the museum in tears. To Boston now where the
A judge in Wisconsin has ruled that 21-year-old Jake Patterson will spend the rest of his life behind bars by sentencing him to two life terms in prison without the possibility of release for kidnapping
The Department of Health and Human Services has announced a proposal to end Obama-era rules protecting transgender people from discrimination in health care. The Trump administration wants to redefine
Celebrity chef Mario Batali, who stepped away from his restaurants and television appearances after facing accusations of sexual harassment, pleaded not guilty on Friday in a courtroom in Boston, where
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill on Friday that criminalizes abortions in the state after eight weeks of pregnancy, the latest in a series of sweeping restrictions passed by Republican-controlled