Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhog Day Tuesday, which means six more weeks of winter. Here are five things you might not know about this American tradition.
Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow has been criticized on and off the football field this week. But he insists his poor performance at the Senior Bowl Saturday is only a beginning.
The Saints' run to the Super Bowl has come to symbolize New Orleans' post-Katrina revival. The result has been a party not seen for generations – even in the city that calls Mardi Gras home.
Gay groups are calling CBS homophobic for agreeing to air an antiabortion ad featuring Tim Tebow and not the ad for gay dating website ManCrunch. By changing its policy on advocacy ads, CBS invited the outrage.
Sarah Palin defended the Tim Tebow ad against abortion. Feminist groups objected to it, but attacking an ad that tells the story of a woman’s decision not to have an abortion could backfire.
Now accepting advocacy ads that hew to evolving ‘norms,’ CBS reverses its previous policy and shakes up Super Bowl Sunday. The flip side: Events from Super Sunday to the Daytona 500 could become a parade of in-your-face social commentary.
The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback says he stands up for what he believes. Even so, the Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad against abortion threatens to politicize 'Super Sunday' and turn some fans and NFL coaches against him.
US kids are launching fundraisers, holding bake sales, and emptying their own piggy banks to help those affected by the Haiti earthquake.
The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday capping the number of medical marijuana dispensaries and placing restrictions on where they could be located.
As a federal court considers the constitutionality of a voter-approved ban in California, some gay-marriage advocates say a Supreme Court decision could be the best path to legalization.
Brett Favre's crucial interception in Sunday's NFC championship game ended a season in which the Minnesota Vikings quarterback has been both lauded and loathed.
Worshipers are borrowing from Eastern religions and New Age beliefs. Open-mindedness or a dilution of faith traditions?
Conan O'Brien tapes his last 'Tonight Show' Friday after settling on a $45 million severance package from NBC. But the surge in support – and ratings – for the red-headed comedian suggests that broadcast television is out of touch with public tastes in comedy, say media analysts.
NBC is reportedly set to offer Conan O'Brien $32.5 million to give back the reins of 'The Tonight Show' to Jay Leno. The debacle will hurt the show more than O'Brien, media analysts say.
After beating the Dallas Cowboys, 34-3, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre did a locker-room rendition of the now-famous Internet song 'Pants on the Ground,' Favre style.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day a year after the first African-American president took office, Americans appear to have mixed views about the impact of President Obama's election on race relations.
The ditty 'Pants on the Ground,' by Atlanta civil rights icon Larry Platt, made its debut Wednesday on 'American Idol' – and its ridicule of low-rider pants seems to be resonating.
'Tonight Show' host Conan O'Brien said Tuesday he would not move his show back 30 minutes to accommodate 'The Jay Leno Show' at 11:35 p.m., putting NBC on the spot.
The California Assembly's public safety committee approved a bill to legalize pot on Tuesday. A day earlier, New Jersey became the 14th state to legalize medical marijuana.
The long-suspected Mark McGwire steroids confession came Monday in an attempt to clear the air before he becomes the St. Louis Cardinals' hitting coach next season. The confession seemed cathartic for the introverted former slugger, but questions remain.