Revelations that the entertainer died from a lethal dose of propofol do not bode well for Dr. Conrad Murray.
What used to be child’s play is now a 21st-century form of exercise. San Francisco is a leader in hooping.
Budget cuts and demands for improved student achievement test public-school administrators more than ever – but, undaunted, some scrappy innovators are passing that test with an 'A.'
On Jan. 11, the two lawyers who argued the Bush v. Gore in 2000 will begin their case against Proposition 8.
Gun-carrying protesters this week were far removed from the president. But the trend could require the Secret Service to change how Obama operates.
New laws are allowing more Americans to carry guns in public. But are gun-carrying protesters going too far?
The disgraced football star did prison time for animal cruelty. Will the fans accept his contrition?
The national games offer more than 800 summer-sports events. The competition is keen – but the broader focus remains on healthy lifestyles.
The accomplishments of John F. Kennedy's sister range from founding the Special Olympics to establishing major centers to study medical ethics.
Where no anthems play, the world's foremost feel-good sports festival attracts athletes from around the world
In a 1975 interview with the Monitor, Mrs. Shriver spoke of her family, her heroes, personal ambitions.
Mobile, open-air movie theaters pop up across the country.
The series was a validation of the $423 million that the Yankee owner spent in the offseason.
Two brothers set sail for Europe with the goal of raising money for America's troops.
George Sodini kept a Web site where he spoke bitterly about his mother and about romantic rejections. Such feelings of anger toward women fit into a historic pattern, say some.
Mexican dealers are flooding the market with a cheap form of heroin that is more potent than its predecessors, snaring younger users.
Gates can joke about the incident now, he said Sunday. Crowley has shown respect toward the man he once arrested.
A predominately white segment of America sees the incident as further evidence that the country is becoming a post-racial society. Many blacks disagree.
Police experts say Gates probably overreacted. But Sergeant Crowley appeared to let the situation spiral out of control, they add.
New reports suggest that Michael Jackson's doctor is now being investigated in a manslaughter probe.