College costs were make or break for New Rochelle High School senior Matisse Clayton: With a lot of help from Mom and her color-coded files, she applied to 18 colleges, was accepted at four, and won a full ride at one.
Retired New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera was instrumental in restoring a 107-year-old church for Refugio de Esperanza, or Refuge of Hope, the Pentecostal Christian congregation led by his wife, Clara.
Senate parliamentarian Alan Frumin becomes the top power broker on health reform if Democrats' 60-vote strategy fails.
The growing trend of teenagers sending seminude photos of themselves over cellphone presents a dilemma to parents and schools.
Pressure builds on social-networking websites to do more to block such content. Legislation is afoot, too.