Big money, recruiting power, and selection committees mean the era of Cinderella teams is all but over.
Lutherans and Presbyterians may allow local congregations to choose people in same-sex relationships as pastors.
The administration will soon decide whether to reverse Bush's 'conscience rule.'
An informant at a California mosque has hampered efforts to find home-grown terrorists.
Scientists in China report that they have unearthed the fossil remains of a small plant-eating dinosaur that sports what appears to be a primitive form of feather.
The US is enjoying unprecedented success in winter sports where it has long struggled, raising hopes for medals in the 2010 Olympics.
The league wants to expand its audience, but fights are a major draw for many hard-core fans.
The percentage of Christians in the US declined, while that of people with 'no religion' almost doubled.
Supporters say Chris Gay is a modern Robin Hood. Lawmen call him "a little thief, a little con."
The court must rule in 90 days on the legality of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage.
A new portrait of Muslim Americans depicts a group that has achieved a great deal, yet struggles for a sense of belonging.
Alaskan Kikkan Randall, at Nordic Worlds, wins first medal for US in cross-country skiing since 1982.
Composer Richard Gibbs's idea aims to highlight the problem of illegal music file-sharing.
Blakely, Ga., was a quiet community until the salmonella scare hit home.
The latest tactic by evolution opponents – 'academic freedom' laws – recently scored its first major victory.
In what could be a sign of things to come, the minor leagues have developed a stringent drug-testing program.
To overcome low test scores and a high dropout rate, the district is implementing radical reforms.
Six players in Super Bowl XLIII have Polynesian heritage – a record number for the big game.
Super Bowl XLIII will put on display how football is being redefined in front of fans' eyes.
Newly jobless would get Medicaid or other subsidies to help pay medical costs.