Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his latest proposal to raise rents would mean a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of low-income households across the United States by pushing more people to find work. For Ebony Morris and her four small children, it could mean homelessness.
Allen Iverson will not coach in the BIG3 this season and will be replaced by Michael Cooper with 3's Company.
Flexing his clemency powers once again, President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the life sentence of a woman whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
CBS News' Bill Whitaker has spoken at college commencements before, but never at one where most graduates weren't free to leave with their families.
New Jersey is trying — yet again — to ban most smoking on public beaches, but it still hasn't answered a question that has snubbed out past efforts: Who would enforce the ban?
Medicare will run out of money sooner than expected, and Social Security's financial problems can't be ignored either, the government said Tuesday in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class.
Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been moved to a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.
Democratic voters, undeterred by a federal corruption case U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez had faced until it was dropped earlier this year, picked the two-term incumbent on Tuesday to represent their party in the fall campaign against a Republican former pharmaceutical executive.
Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem.
Ads with grainy images and pointed attacks? Check. Millions of dollars in campaign coffers? Another check.
Defying fears of a global trade war, U.S. businesses have made it abundantly clear that they see no reason to stop hiring.
The NBA will hold its Africa exhibition game in the South African capital of Pretoria on Aug. 4, with All Stars DeMar DeRozan and Joel Embiid lined up to play.
Thousands of demonstrators have marched across New York's Brooklyn Bridge in a protest against gun violence.
MSNBC's Joy Reid is apologizing again for past blog posts, including one that had an image of Sen. John McCain superimposed on the body of a campus killer and another where she urged people to watch a conspiracy film tied to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Black men with advanced prostate cancer fared surprisingly well in two new studies that challenge current thinking about racial disparities in the disease.
It's the beauty aisles themselves getting makeovers now.
Another month of strong hiring drove the nation's unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging.
A school bus driver who investigators say caused a fatal crash on a New Jersey highway by crossing three lanes of traffic in an apparent attempt to make an illegal U-turn was released pending trial Wednesday.
The Mormon church on Friday will celebrate the 40th anniversary of reversing its ban on black people serving in the lay priesthood, going on missions or getting married in temples, rekindling debate about one of the faith's most sensitive topics.
The woman whose allegations that Bill Cosby drugged and assaulted her led to his conviction said the pills he gave her made her feel like a "limp noodle," leaving her helpless to fend off the 2004 attack.