The Department of Justice will sue Ferguson, Missouri, if it finds evidence that its police department discriminates based on race and that its authorities aren't trying to make changes, according to CNN.
February 19, 1913: After seven consecutive days of walking and approximately 116 of the 225 miles from Newark, New Jersey, to Washington, D.C., behind them, the suffrage hikers are spending this eighth day in Wilmington, Delaware, "getting new feet" as they put it.
Activists gathered across the street from the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles yesterday to call on Congress to exclude Brunei from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Brown's election represents a victory for women and LGBT folks, who are underrepresented in gubernatorial positions as well as in all levels of national and state leadership.
February 18, 1913: Halfway! Day Seven of the suffrage hike was very successful in a number of ways, not the least of which was passing the midpoint in the long trek from Newark, New Jersey, to Washington, D.C.
Due to loopholes in the system, many convicted sex offenders in the military are not registered sex offenders once they exit the military.
In states such as Washington, Arizona, Minnesota, and South Carolina, lawmakers are introducing bills placing restrictions on abortion access.
The fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) will not be allowed to hold on-campus activities, use the school bulletin boards or email system to communicate, or use the fraternity’s name “in connection with the university."
February 13, 1913: This was an eventful, but exhausting, 27-mile second day of the Newark, New Jersey, to Washington, D.C., suffrage hike by "General" Rosalie Jones and her "Army of the Hudson."
The testing has also produced over 750 DNA matches to an FBI database. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office has so far issued warrants for 23 alleged rapists, convicted 14 of them, and three are awaiting trial.
Between 1942 and 1990 in Ireland, more than 1,500 pregnant women in childbirth endured an operation that involves breaking the pelvis or having their pubic bone sawed through. Others claim their wombs were removed entirely.
February 12, 1913: "On to Washington!" and "Votes for Women!"
Despite legal protections for gender equality, around 3,600 attacks against schools, students, and teachers were recorded in just the year 2012 alone.
February 11, 1937: Amelia Earhart, who five years ago became the first woman - and only the second person - to fly solo across the North Atlantic, announced plans today for a far more ambitious adventure.
Craig Stephen Hicks, a 46-year-old white man, turned himself in to the police and is being charged with three counts of first-degree murder.
February 10, 1919: A landmark suffrage victory came tantalizingly close today, but still remains out of reach tonight.