Although in vitro fertilization has brought joy to many families, the Nobel Prize for its co-developer is also a reminder of the bioethical questions raised by IVF technology.
Bob Dylan was not so much a sponge as an alchemist, taking common materials and creating new art.
A Supreme Court case challenging the Westboro Baptist Church anti-gay protests will test the limits of free speech, with First Amendment implications for other forms of expression such as Quran burning and racist demonstrations.
If anything, cancellation of the National Tea Party Unity Convention may indicate the strength and vastness of the movement. Like Democrats and Republicans, 'tea partyers' are numerous enough to justify infighting.
But a majority of Americans don't believe Obama has affected race relations in the US one way or the other, according to a new Monitor/TIPP poll.
Even before the outrage over a planned Quran burning, American Muslim groups have been mounting an offensive against a rise in anti-Islamic sentiment, taking to the airwaves to provide a more peaceful view of Islam.
Rock star and entrepreneur Jack White hopes his back-to-the-future approach to producing music will generate more creative, inspired recordings.
Shirley Sherrod said Thursday that she 'will definitely sue' Andrew Breitbart over the video that falsely portrayed her as a racist. The lawsuit could be a landmark for the blogosphere.
Blagojevich appeared in court Tuesday with his wife and children as lawyers for both sides made their closing arguments. Now, the jury gets to decide his fate.