Redskins name change is being pushed by 10 members of Congress, who say the football team's nickname is a slur. But it's also linked to a storied past, so don't hold your breath.
In 4 out of 10 US households, the mother now earns the key income, according to a new Pew study. More women are single mothers, and more wives are outearning their husbands.
Obama lipstick on collar happened at a celebration for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The president referred to the smear in his remarks at the event Tuesday night.
Train derailment: A train crashed into a trash truck, derailed, and caught fire Tuesday in a Baltimore suburb, setting off an explosion that rattled homes and sent a plume of smoke into the air that could be seen for miles. Witnesses said they smelled chemicals, but officials said nothing toxic was released in the train derailment.
Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell is tied with the Kentucky secretary of state in a hypothetical 2014 matchup, according to a new poll. Ashley Judd might have been an easier target.
A Florida judge on Tuesday barred lawyers from mentioning controversial texts and photos by Trayvon Martin in opening arguments – one of several defeats for George Zimmerman's defense.
The 86th Scripps National Spelling Bee now requires young competitors to know how to use words, such as flibbertigibbet – a favorite word of student participants – not just how to spell them.