Dispatches from the 11th annual Winter Jazzfest, where more than 100 groups performed over three days
Duke University announced it would broadcast the Muslim call to prayer from its iconic chapel, then backed down after threats of violence.
How did the once-respected agency fall so far? And can new leaders turn it around?
During a debate with Nancy Grace over marijuana legalization, the rapper laid out a philosophy based on personal responsibility, limited government, and hard work.
In 2008, Romney was the True Conservative. In 2012, he was the Economic Turnaround Whiz. He wants to run in 2016 as the Poverty Fighter.
The California attorney general announced Tuesday that she's running for Barbara Boxer's U.S. Senate seat.
The Virginia Republican will serve two years in prison for corruption, capping his journey from the governor's mansion to the big house.
A 2-year-old accidentally shot his mother Tuesday in Idaho, but no one knows how common such deaths are.
Looking for action in the year ahead? Ignore Washington and concentrate on what's going on in statehouses, the court system, and the presidential contest.
Even Cuban Americans now support normalizing relations with the nation 90 miles off Florida's coast.
Bush. Clinton. Romney. Why are so many names from the past floating to the top of presidential lists?
And neither does Romney: Finance experience probably won't count against a candidate in 2016 the way it did in 2012.
Republicans are expected to take control of the Senate and gain seats in the House.
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recalls her epiphany about identity when she arrived in the United States.
Even under the threat of a Republican Congress, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz insists the White House will keep pushing for lower emissions.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the first openly lesbian leader of a big city, cuts a pragmatic path on issues from global warming to immigration.
When it's hard to tell the difference between a former White House press secretary and a hipster media CEO, times have changed.
Peter Thiel praises the great government-engineering projects and the impoverished inventors like Tesla and the Wright brothers.
Evan Wolfson and Ted Olson aren't pleased with the Supreme Court's decision not to make marriage equality the law of the land, but they're ready to keep fighting.
From ISIS to climate change, the Pentagon chief says, the threats that face the United States are long-term challenges.