Ford Foundation announces $150 million in grants to arts groups of color

But next year will be different. The Ford Foundation this week is announcing an unprecedented $160 million-and-growing initiative called America’s Cultural Treasures, with substantial grants going to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) organizations across the country....

Trump’s rally rhetoric is becoming uglier

Over the course of the rallies, Trump has amped up his attacks on refugees and a Muslim congresswoman, his approval of violence against journalists, his baseless theories about Joe Biden and his shunning of a mask to protect...

Some students don’t have desks or chairs for learning from home. These Gaithersburg parents...

But a few days ago, James, 12, and his younger brother, Steven, 7, got a delivery of free desks and chairs so they could have their own workspaces while they navigate learning from home.“I’m going to have more...

Why Chicago hasn’t enacted police reforms despite demands for change | US news

Despite a bloody summer of police shootings and civil rights protests calling for radical change, Chicago is the only city of America’s top 10, and by far the biggest, not yet to agree new reforms to policing. Every other...

COVID-19 recession forces grown kids to move home

Aimee Picchi, Special to USA TODAY Published 5:11 a.m. ET Sept. 24, 2020 ...

School and work at home easier with some changes

School districts across the United States are working to improve online learning access as the school year begins in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. (Sept....

Breonna Taylor decision sparks protests in Louisville: Live updates

Protests resumed in Louisville after a grand jury indicted one of the three police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor. ...

Supreme Court battle affects coronavirus stimulus talks

The U.S. has reached 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus. Now experts are looking ahead, and the forecast for the fall and winter isn't good. ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom bans gas-powered cars in California by 2035

The Lucid Air luxury EV completed a quarter-mile track at an amazing 9.9 seconds, faster than the Tesla Model S. ...

‘This city is hostile’: protesters despair for justice in Breonna Taylor killing | US...

For nearly 120 days, protesters in Louisville, Kentucky, have shouted “no justice, no peace!” as they called for charges against three police officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman who was shot in...