Wes Welker injury could significantly impair a New England Patriots team already thin at receiver. It is what the Indianapolis Colts were trying to avoid by pulling starters against the New York Jets last week.
Mike Leach, the most successful coach in Texas Tech football history, was fired Wednesday after being accused of punishing receiver Adam James for not playing through a concussion.
Beef and chicken sales are down, but pork sales are up 3.1 percent as Americans chomp ‘pig wings’ and turbaconducken. But overzealous breeding and a drop in international demand means farmers are losing $25 on each animal.
Somali-American men are returning to their homeland to fight alongside Al Shabab, an insurgent group with ties to Al Qaeda. Some experts think an organized recruiting effort is responsible for luring them back to Somalia.
As US unemployment has climbed, so, too, has the number of workers who are 'underemployed,' or working in positions that do not fully utilize their education or skill sets.
FBI's latest crime report, for the first half of 2009, shows America is a less violent place even though ownership of guns has surged. Deterrent effect may have a role, but others see no correlation.
A university project found that black youths feel widely alienated – 48 percent of respondents believe the government treats most immigrants better than most black people. So researchers created a place for them on the Internet. The Black Youth Project is a website of research and blogs aimed at the group.
The first state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes, California leads the country in decriminalizing the sale and use of cannabis. Other states are considering the issue, too, but critics warn of the impact on young people.
Attorneys in Alabama convince a judge to delay the trial of civil case so fans of Crimson Tide football can attend the BCS National Championship Game in California.
A new report finds a close match between individual happiness and objective quality-of-life measures such as climate, air quality, and schools. But others say happiness is more nearly tied to family, friends, and religion.
The Pew Research Center releases a survey of young cellphone owners and sexting – sending or receiving sexually provocative pictures on phones.
Talking about the consequences of posting pictures or phone numbers on Facebook, rather than banning the technology entirely, is the best way to help teens use the Internet safely, a new consumer protection guide from the Federal Trade Commission says.
The boy's father says an elementary school in Taunton, Mass., suspended his son for drawing a picture of Jesus. The school says his version of events is 'totally inaccurate.'
Regifting, a practice that is often maligned and usually frowned-upon by etiquette mavens, appears to be gaining more acceptance in hard times.
Americans say they'll spend less this holiday season because of hard times. But they're finding innovative ways to give, everything from regifting to donating their time to good causes.
Corporate consultancy Accenture announced Sunday that it is dumping Tiger Woods, but it has bound its image so closely to Woods that it even put him on its stationery.
Accenture announced Sunday that it is ending its sponsorship of Tiger Woods because of the current scandal. Accenture tied its brand to Woods more closely than did any other company.
There remains a very large unknown in Woods’s statement: Just how long will the best golfer in the universe be away from the sport? Broadcasters as well as fans are wondering when they might see Tiger Woods on the links again.
A Muslim Public Affairs Council report Friday laid out recommendations for countering radicalization among young Muslim Americans, including more community policing, programs to target at-risk youths, and funding for legal redress on alleged civil liberties violations.
Catholics have long supported healthcare reform. But many now worry that it might compromise existing restrictions on federal funding of abortions, leaving them with a tough choice.