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Carol Costello says the Olympics show women are powerful and athletic, and to be "girlie" and "feminine" is a sign of strength, not weakness
Coy Wire says great moments that make a difference, like a college football hero coming out as gay, rarely come easy. But that didn't stop Michael Sam
A Mexican man was sentenced Monday to 30 years' imprisonment in a border agent's 2010 shooting death linked to the federal government's "Fast and Furious" gun-tracking operation, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. District Court in Tucson.
Atlanta residents stranded on icy interstates and at strangers' homes during a January 28 winter storm aren't taking any chances now that another snowstorm is brewing -- they're taking matters into their own hands.
Shirley Temple Black, who rose to fame as arguably the most popular child star in Hollywood history, died late Monday night, her publicist said.
Virginia prosecutors said Monday they will not pursue murder charges against three people in connection with the death of Kevin Quick, an auxiliary police officer.
Monday brought us defending champions who performed brilliantly in clutch moments, the Dutch doing what they do best, and an American bobsledder with a knack for getting stuck behind closed doors.
Walter W. Wise: The real bridge story out of New Jersey is that America's bridges are in terrible shape.
Jay Parini says only about a third of Amazon's "100 Books to Read in a Lifetime" are in any way must-reads
Iran is lauding the successful test-firing of new missiles, including one designed to destroy "all types of enemy military equipment," state media said.
Two lawmakers have joined the debate over the name of the Washington Redskins football team, writing a letter to the National Football League calling for a name change and threatening to hold hearings on the subject.
Michael Sam isn't the first to make such a proclamation, but he may become the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League. What will his revelation mean?
An explosion ripped through a ball-bearing factory in southern New Hampshire on Monday, leaving eight to 10 people hurt, a city official said.
The first weekend of the Winter Olympics brought us moments of humor and technical problems from the Opening Ceremony, a skater's reaction that went viral and the sparkling debut of a sport where "stoked" and "dude" are part of a winning news conference.
The United States clinched the first gold medal of Sochi's Winter Olympics Saturday, but the Dutch dominated on ice and a joint record was claimed by Norway.
Anyone who's ever read a nutrition label knows that our food supply is full of hard-to-pronounce chemicals. Most are generally recognized as safe, as the Food and Drug Administration likes to say, but a few have given scientists cause for concern.