So far, tropical storm Lee hasn't been a weather monster. Its rains brought relief to a drought in southern Louisiana and quenched a marsh fire that had blanketed New Orleans with smoke.
Not far from Prague, fans gather each spring near the village of Doksy to reenact battles from J.R.R. Tolkien’s 1937 novel, ‘The Hobbit.’
Carmela Ciuraru takes a playful look at the history of pen names and the reasons authors use them.
Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles, falling every year on the day before Good Friday. While the Roman Catholic Church calls it "Holy Thursday," the Anglican Church uses the name "Maundy Thursday" in accordance with the Old English phrasing of Jesus' commandment that humans should love one another. Here are ways that five European nations celebrate the Christian holiday, starting in Britain with Queen Elizabeth.
This picture of Iranian soldiers in camouflage suits during Monday's military parade should not go unnoticed as the history of the Middle East is being rewritten.
Katie Couric may be leaving when her contract is up in June. Ratings for 'CBS Evening News' are down, but not everyone says it's her fault. Where would she go next? And who would take over?
Astronaut John Glenn, Jr. enters into the spacecraft Friendship 7 prior to MA-6 launch operations at Launch Complex 14. Astronaut Glenn is entering his spacecraft to begin the first American manned Earth orbital mission.
MLB Opening Day is today, with the requisite questionable weather. There are six games on the docket for MLB Opening Day, including the traditional day game in Cincinnati. Will Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter reach 3,000 hits?
Author/designer Chip Kidd and photographer Geoff Spear ogle oodles of highly collectible "Marvel Family" merchandise.
A young Elvis impersonator strikes a pose during the junior Elvis lookalike contest at the 18th annual Parkes Elvis Festival, in the outback town of Parkes, Australia, in Jan. 2010. Thousands of Elvis fans from across Australia gather in the country town of Parkes on 'The King's' birthday to celebrate his music with a series of parades, singing competitions, and dance events.