On US campuses the new buzz-word is 'microaggression', and it even can apply to a seemingly innocent enquiry about someone's origins. Fred Barbash enters a verbal minefield
'It was terribly awkward'
The so-called Motor Voter Act seeks to improve voter turnout in the Golden State
'What you can see is pretty horrific'
The law says terminally ill patients who have been given six months or less to live may end their own lives using drugs approved by two doctors
Jennifer Medina said 'everything just collapsed' when she realised who the patient was
Police found a list of victims that the pupils wanted to target in the shooting
The dog was rewarded with a bath and extra treats after scaring off the bears
Case raises questions about use of wearable technology in everyday life
A troubling documentaty- not about the masking itself- but about society's obsession with physical perfection and sexual availability
A coroner's report has confirmed the mother-of-two's death was linked to chronic alcohol abuse
On Saturday night in California he returns after a 14-month exile to defend his WBA super-middleweight title against the unbeaten Edwin 'La Bomba' Rodriguez
Two burglars who allegedly broke into a woman's house in California were shocked to discover their victim was a competitive axe-thrower who kept her axe by her bedside.
Her family have demanded answers after the frail 57-year-old was found on stairs just outside San Francisco General a full 17 days after she disappeared
Officers studying CCTV of Justin Valdez's murder say the gunman pulled out and aimed the weapon several times while riding on the train