The Baltimore Museum of Art will spend $2.5 million this year on works by women. It will also reorganise several of its rooms to showcase the work of women and offer 20-odd exhibits of works by female artists.
With 19 candidates in the race for president, and the winner needing an absolute majority, a runoff vote is likely in August.
Powerful storms swept across the southern US over the weekend, unleashing tornadoes and flooding that killed at least 8 people, including three children.
The body of George H.W. Bush was placed in the US Capitol to lie in state as mourners gathered to commemorate the 41st president's lifetime of service to his country.
Nancy Pelosi, the first woman speaker from 2007 to 2011, has steered the House Democrats for the last 16 years. Now, she is again on the path to the top job of speaker. But it won't be easy.
While acknowledging that multiple people had been shot and killed, the Harford County sheriff refused to provide a number as the investigation was in the "preliminary" stage. He shared the shooter used a handgun and was in custody.
More than one million people were ordered to evacuate their homes along the US southeast coast as Hurricane Florence, the most powerful storm to threaten the Carolinas in nearly three decades, barrelled closer.
Jarrod Ramos, the gunmen who allegedly burst into the Maryland newsroom and killed five people, is not cooperating with investigators, according to authorities and did not speak during a brief court hearing at Anne Arundel County criminal court.
The suspect has been apprehended and no motive is known for the attack at the Capital Gazette newspaper, local political leaders say.
Normally packed with vacationers over Memorial Day weekend, beaches along the eastern US Gulf Coast were largely empty on Sunday as a slowly intensifying storm carrying brisk winds and heavy rain approached.
Melissa Willey says she is taking her daughter, Jaelynn, off life support because she was brain-dead. Her ex-boyfriend apparently shot Willey, one of two victims of the 33rd shooting at a US school this year.
At least seven people were killed and almost 2.4 million homes and businesses had no power in the Northeast and Midwest while transport was severely disrupted.
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