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Iconic child star Shirley Temple Black dies at 85
Shirley Temple Black, the child actor who lifted America's spirits and Hollywood's profits during the Great Depression with tunes such as "On the Good Ship Lollipop," then left the spotlight at 21 for a life of political service and limited celebrity, has died.
VIDEO: U.S. Olympic figure skating preview
The first-ever Olympic figure skating 'team' event is getting underway in Sochi. And while the U.S. team does have a shot at a medal, the primary focus will soon shift to the individual events, where U.S. ice dancers are expected to shine.
US abortion rate falls to lowest level since 1973
The U.S. abortion rate fell in 2011 to its lowest level since the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing the procedure, Roe vs. Wade, according to a new study.
Why Philip Seymour Hoffman's death is so scary
I cried when I heard about Philip Seymour Hoffman. The news scared me: He got sober when he was 22 and didn't drink or use drugs for the next 23 years.
VIDEO: Most passengers caught in Texas airport with gun not convicted
While trying to bring a gun through a Texas airport will get you arrested and cost you thousands of dollars, you may not be convicted of a crime.
VIDEO: 10 years of Facebook by the numbers
Started at Harvard in 2004 as a way for college students to connect with each other, Facebook over 10 years has evolved into a global icon.
Tsarnaev death sentence brings no peace
If Dzhokhar is found guilty and executed for his alleged role in the April 15 bombing of the Boston Marathon, I’ll sleep no better.
Archaeologists unearth the tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian pharaoh
Archaeologists from the University of Pennsylvania announced this month that they have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown Egyptian pharaoh.
VIDEO: Flu spreads across Midwest
Flu numbers are up for this time of year across Missouri, Illinois and other parts of the Midwest.
No, Justice Sotomayor doesn't wear dentures
When you write an autobiography as candid as Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor did with "My Beloved World" - among the many topics explored were a lifelong battle with diabetes, her father's early death from alcoholism and her failed marriage - people apparently feel free to ask you almost anything.
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