Presidents and the total number of judges they named, broken down by women and minorities, dating from the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was the first to nominate a woman to be a federal judge.
President Barack Obama told the astronauts aboard space shuttle Atlantis on Wednesday that they are an example of the dedication and commitment to exploration that represents America.
The partner of the officer charged in an Oakland train station death said Wednesday the shooting happened during a chaotic scene where bystanders were yelling and one threw a cell phone at him.
A former assistant prosecutor on Tuesday won a five-way Democratic primary for district attorney, making him the heavy favorite to win in November and become the first black DA in the city's history.
The catchy jingle for The Red House Furniture Store says it all, but doesn't totally do it justice: "Where black people and white people buy furniture."
A former assistant prosecutor is trying again to become the first black district attorney in a city where the aggressive tactics of the longtime incumbent have caused racial tensions.
The Senate on Monday confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to oversee food and drug safety, two areas that are vital to consumers and widely seen as in critical need of improvement.