| Apr 19, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Instead of a fantasy date, a high-school senior got suspended for three and a half days for asking Miss America Nina Davuluri to prom when she hosted a question-and-answer session at his Pennsylvania school, reports time.com.
Patrick Farves, a senior...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
When Joe Wilder was traveling with a band in 1949 and playing trumpet at a club in Chicago, his solos were disrupted by college kids shouting racial slurs.
In his low-key style, the dapper Wilder put them in their place: "I know you probably don't...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Kayla Foriere is a freshly minted graduate of Rollins College with a degree in economics.
But over the past few months — in between classes, sorority events and a part-time job — she's been doing some work on the side: preparing for the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday.
The disciplinary action...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay happened Saturday night. To translate: The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, which has been held annually at McCormick Place since 2011 and last year drew more than 50,000 Darth Vaders, Dr. Whos and Spider-Men...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:08 PM
— After competing against him for three years and beating his team more frequently than anyone else in recent history, Notre Dame's Kayla McBride was somewhat at a loss in the huddle at USA Basketball camp listening to national coach Geno Auriemma....
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Disney World embraced the D. That is, they made a little bit of history as Super Bowl XLVIII MVP and Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today to make good on his postgame promise of "I'm Going to Disney World."...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Runners from around the world will be migrating to Central Florida and donning tiaras this week for the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World.
The runDisney series event begins Thursday with the Disney Fit for a Princess Expo...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:03 PM
"The United States does not view Europe as a battleground between East and West, nor do we see the situation in Ukraine as a zero-sum game. That's the kind of thinking that should have ended with the Cold War."
— Barack Obama, March 24
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:19 PM
NEWS ITEM: The Broward School Board might soon eliminate awarding the titles valedictorian and salutatorian to the top two high school seniors, citing the nasty competition and undue stress caused by the designations. Instead, the top 15 percent of...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:54 PM
How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador?
I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...