This Fourth of July is the 240th anniversary of the colonists declaring their independence from Great Britain by adopting the Declaration of Independence. Set against perhaps one of the most raucous political climates in American history, what does this anniversary – and the Declaration of Independence itself – mean to Americans?
Only six days after his high school graduation, 18-year-old Tony Nguyen went from being a varsity soccer player bound for Cosumnes River College in California to a quadriplegic fighting to regain mobility.
Two weeks ago, Jensen Walcott and Jake Reed were fired from their summer jobs for discussing wages. The National Labor Relations Board says it’s illegal to fire employees for sharing pay information. Walcott and Reed said Thursday they didn’t expect the story to receive national attention.
Thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets for the southern Chinese city's annual pro-democracy protest march Friday, as tensions persisted over the high-profile case of a bookseller secretly detained in the mainland.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch intends to accept whatever recommendation career prosecutors and federal agents make in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, a Justice Department official said Friday.
Striking union members chanted, banged drums and blew whistles as part of a raucous picket line on Atlantic City's Boardwalk outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino early Friday amid a contract dispute with owner and billionaire investor Carl Icahn at the start of the busiest weekend of the year for the casino industry.
Puerto Rico faced a historic default Friday as the U.S. territory prepared to enter unchartered waters under the guidance of a newly enacted federal control board to oversee the island's finances amid a dire economic crisis.
Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least 18 people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.
Global stocks mostly rose Friday as authorities stepped in to ease the uncertainty surrounding the British vote to leave the European Union. Investors flocked to equities in the face of narrowing choices for investments amid low or negative interest rates on many bonds.
A handful of teachers from Indian Land work part of the summer at Red Rocket Fireworks in Fort Mill. Red Rocket seasonal manager Kim Pyles recruited the teachers at Indian Land High School and say the summer work helps the educators earn extra money.
Indian Land teachers make fireworks part of summer routine
Therapists, athletes learn wheelchair tennis in Rock Hill
Opening statements of retrial for Chester councilman's accused killer