Why New Orleans is sinking

And from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to threats of flooding this week, a few facts on -- and in -- the ground explain why the Big Easy is uniquely vulnerable to massive flooding. 1. When…

Why the Jeffrey Epstein charges came now, more…

Why, then, did prosecutors in New York move to arrest Epstein on Saturday and unseal a federal indictment against him on Monday? Why did this case happen now? US Attorney Geoffrey Berman declined to spell…

Heres how Obamacare has changed America

Millions of Americans have gotten health insurance through the ACA exchanges or Medicaid expansion. Senior citizens have saved money on their Medicare coverage and prescription drugs. And children can stay on their parents' health insurance…

Obamacares fate will be at stake at 2020…

With this legal challenge -- and promises from President Donald Trump that he will try again to rescind the law if he's reelected in 2020 -- Republicans are prolonging the political struggle against the Affordable…

This is why everyday racial profiling is so…

But for every story that makes the news, there are countless others that don't involve police. Black customers who get followed too closely by store employees. Hispanic students and Muslims who get asked if they're…

Police say man cut Arizona teens throat because…

The incident occurred in Peoria, Arizona, near Phoenix, early Thursday. Family members said the teen, Elijah Al-Amin, had gotten off of work about 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday and had spent some time with his girlfriend…