Huntington’s disease took its toll on Wade Wallen over the course of more than 12 years, leaving the former Bloomington Jefferson High School hockey star unable to walk, talk, …
A newspaper photo of a woman who was beaten unconscious by law enforcement during a march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, revealed to a wider audience the struggles and violence black people faced while fighting for the right to vote.
A New Jersey woman shown covered in dust in an iconic photo taken after the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City has died.
On the weekend before he was to start 11th grade at Minneapolis Southwest High School, Blake Fannin fell four stories early Sunday while climbing on a fire escape.
Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who helped lead the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" voting rights march and was the first black woman to run for Congress in Alabama, died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce Boynton said.
For a teacher, there’s no higher praise than kudos from students. And Evelyn “Evie” Vietz got plenty of them after teaching math for 34 years in the Fridley School …
Dr. James "Red" Duke, a trauma surgeon who attended to Texas Gov. John Connally on the day of the Kennedy assassination before going on to become a familiar television doctor, died in Houston on Tuesday at age 86.
Mourners say Ohio's first black congressman left an enduring legacy of justice and fairness in a world that didn't always treat him kindly.
Always the thrill-seeker, Joseph Murphy Jr. spent his childhood climbing farmhouse rooftops and scaling grain silos, teetering on the edge until he was forced to retreat back down to …
Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl on the ABC 1960s series of “Batman” died Monday. She was 78.