This year's GoDaddy.com Super Bowl commercial, a painfully uncomfortable kiss between model and nerd archetype that embarrassed some younger viewers, is either a win for the underdogs or a new urban slang term for woefully uneven couples.
Boy Scouts of America board members are set to take on the organization's national ban on gay membership this week. Groups in support and against the policy have converged on Boy Scouts of America headquarters in Texas, where a vote on the ban is expected Wednesday.
Newly proposed rules would ban almost all sweet and greasy foods on school campuses with some exceptions, like bake sale fundraisers and a caloric limit on soft drinks instead of outright prohibition. Schools have 60 days to comment before the USDA finalizes the rules.
A new study that seeks to understand how new, kid-focused online venues effect adolescence says that social media forums can promote forms of social and identity development. Those skills, the study says, can help encourage civic involvement later in life.
An Iceland teen denied her name because it wasn't on official registries of approved names won her court case. She can now use her name – Blaer, meaning "light breeze" – instead of "Stukla," which means "girl" and was imposed on her by government agencies.
A New York mom says her 7-year-old was interrogated for 10 hours by police in December. The 7-year-old interrogated was falsely accused of stealing $5 from a student at school. The parents are suing the city and NYPD.
For single people in an era where potential mates spend more time in virtual cafes than real ones, dating online seems unavoidable. But these couples found each other the traditional way. Dating online is not your only option, single people.
A Berlin bakery had its golden cookie stolen. The golden cookie stolen was part of a 100-year-old sculpture on the bakery's facade. The police have a lead, a photo with someone holding a golden cookie while dressed as Sesame Street's Cookie Monster.
The Boy Scouts of America is reconsidering its policy banning gay scouts. The Boy Scouts announcement that it may reconsider its gay scout policy comes after years of protests and a decline in membership.
The teacher who let two Las Vegas Academy students wear KKK robes in class during a US history demonstration will not be punished, said district officials and community members who showed support for the teacher during the investigation. They said the KKK robes in class caused no harm.
President Obama said when asked if he'd let a son play football that he'd 'have to think long and hard.' Obama, a big football fan, said he'd be worried for his son because of the increasingly evident physical toll that football has on its athletes.
Foreign adoptions by Americans fell to their lowest level since 1994, according to the State Department. Foreign adoptions by Americans keep falling, despite the continuing increase in the amount of orphans and needy children worldwide.
John Harbaugh pranks his parents during their interview with the Super Bowl press. He asked if they liked his brother, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, better. The Harbaugh parents have been insisting that they have no special allegiance to either son in the upcoming Super Bowl.