U.S. border agents detained hundreds of migrants from several African countries who crossed from Mexico without authorization in recent weeks. The groups, largely comprised of families with young children, hail primarily from Angola, Cameroon, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The work of three black mathematicians - Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration during the 1960s race to the moon was captured in the Oscar-nominated film "Hidden Figures."
A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center for the next 70 years, a move that would avoid steep benefit reductions over a lack of money.
The race to succeed the Brexit-fouled May as Conservative leader and the country’s prime minister got underway in earnest Saturday, two days after Britain’s governing party suffered one of its worst-ever humiliations in a parliamentary by-election