Presidential debates can be full of theatrics. It's up to the moderator to keep the debate on track and to get their questions answered.
The Big 12, an athletic conference composed of 10 colleges from the Central U.S., may soon need to rebrand itself as the Big 8. The possible departure of two of its members Texas A&M and the University of Oklahoma may destabilize not only...
Jimmy Carter, the first U.S. president to call for a Palestinian homeland, urges the U.S. to not veto Palestine's statehood vote at next week's U.N. meeting. It's a "basic moral commitment," he says, as international...
Miss Ida Blankenship may have been the most memorable character among many on AMC's hit drama last season. When actress Randee Heller took a fatal header into her desk, she cemented her place in TV history and earned the right to take her...
From Carter to Obama, an ever-evolving position.
A big part of our working lives is cooperating with (and sometimes putting up with) our co-workers. So what do you do when a colleague isn’t pulling his or her weight? Our work expert Brandon Smith offers a few suggestions.
In the netherworld between the Mississippi River and the levee, there are a dozen eccentric structures some rundown, some handsome, all handmade. While one man has been fighting for years for the land he says belongs to his family, residents of the...
The Obama administration has courted the world's emerging powers. But now that India, South Africa and Brazil have rotating seats on the U.N. Security Council, U.S. officials and human rights activists complain they're not living up to...
In the past, sperm and egg donation has been shrouded in secrecy, and many children conceived this way were not told about their biological origins. But research suggests this can be toxic for families, and more couples plan to tell their children a...
Foragers in the Northeast say they've seen more mushrooms since Hurricane Irene tore through the region than ever before. While there are more than 1,000 varieties, only a couple dozen are edible.