'Layaway angels' and the phenomenon of jewelry and coins being dropped into Salvation Army kettles shows Americans may be looking for social connections in their giving this holiday season.
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols tied the records of Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth in hitting three home runs in a single World Series game. He matched or broke other records too.
David McCullough, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author – most recently – of “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris,” imparted words of wisdom to a sold-out crowd at Boston’s Symphony Hall last week. Here are four pieces of advice from McCullough.
The debate over the use of drones – President Obama's weapon of choice in the war against Al Qaeda – has gathered steam after the killing of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki.
An interview with historian David Detzer sheds light on the Battle of Bull Run, the first battle of the US Civil War, fought on July 21, 1861.
A cross-country search for the grand old trees that once provided shade and shelter for America’s greatest authors.
Composer Randy Newman releases his second compilation album, 'Nixon in China' opera airs on PBS, the late Freddy Mercury's legacy, Queen, turns 40, and more recommendations.
Ellen Goethel (r.) talks about lobsters with former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and her family during their visit to Yankee Seafood Cooperative in Seabrook, N.H., on June 2. Ms. Palin began a 'One Nation' bus tour in Washington on May 29, renewing speculation that she would join the still unsettled Republican presidential contest.
Sarah Palin's husband, Todd (aka 'First Dude') tells reporters covering the Palin family bus tour that it's Sarah's decision to run or not in 2012.