In a spectacle befitting the ultimate entertainer, friends and fans pay tribute to a man whose music touched millions worldwide.
California considers expanding data on its state forms to allow for multiple answers under race.
Although no official determination about his death has been made, the case is shining new light on the widespread abuse of doctor-prescribed drugs.
For many of the 41 million Americans who rely on light trucks, new efficiency isn't worth the higher upfront cost.
Many African-Americans look past the controversies and cosmetic surgery to his achievements as a barrier-breaking musical star.
Long defined by what they are not, nonbelievers increasingly try to define what they are.
Pittsburgh's Robert Duncan heads new Anglican body, seeks to move past culture-war schism
Even the owner of the purloined orange traffic barrels urges the D.A. not to prosecute.
Teens' use of contraceptives has declined, and their birthrates have gone up, according to new research.
Rioting broke out after the Lakers won the NBA title Sunday. The city is guarding against a similar problems during Wednesday's victory parade.
The gay community wants the same hate-crime protections that blacks and Jews have – and would get them in legislation before Congress now.
A report card on arts education released Monday shows room for improvement.
The man charged with murder in the Holocaust Museum shooting gave clear clues about his hatred of Jews on the Web. But it's hard for law enforcement to filter anger from murderous intent.
The attack, which killed one, is the third fatal shooting by an extremist in 10 days.
Poor job market motivates many to earn their high school equivalency certificate.
The Globe's largest union votes Monday on whether to accept a 10 percent pay cut, among other concessions. It points to the turmoil reshaping the industry.
Foreclosures have forced some churches to meet in homes or cafes. Now, others are joining in – willingly.
As one of the few to perform late-term abortions, he had become a national figure.
As states like California grapple over gay marriage, New England has found that it can be a small fillip to the economy.
Courts have struck down many laws aimed at preventing sales to minors. Legal analysts see Supreme Court as unlikely to step in.