February 7, 2013 A symposium on "racist" stereotypes in American sports has renewed questions about the NFL team's name. One activist said that two-thirds of team names with Native references have been changed since 1970
February 7, 2013 Four out of five Americans were either directly or one stepped removed from unemployment. And many of them are seeing the glass half full.
February 7, 2013 Why do people in the South face a higher stroke risk? Classic fried and sweet Southern fare may have a lot to do with it, according to research that sliced and diced regional eating habits.
February 7, 2013 When salmon are ready to leave the ocean and go back to their birthplace, they use magnetism to find their home river. But scientists fear fish born in hatcheries might have a poor sense of direction if they're raised in places surrounded by man-made objects that drown out the planet's natural magnetic field.
February 7, 2013 One of the polling industry's oldest brand names is calling in an outsider to do a comprehensive review after its election polls last year consistently favored Republican candidate Mitt Romney.
February 7, 2013 The 15-year-old's shooting death became a rallying cry for gun control advocates. Senior advisor Valerie Jarrett and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will also attend the funeral.
February 7, 2013 The report also found that Latinos and Asian-Americans born in the U.S. are more likely to support abortion and gay rights than their foreign-born parents.
February 7, 2013 The Obama administration has relied heavily on its drone program, but prefers not to talk about it. Yet drones and interrogation practices came under scrutiny as CIA nominee John Brennan testified before a Senate committee.
February 7, 2013 Rowan Atkinson crashed his McLaren F1 in 2011. It's been repaired and the bill set what news outlets say is a U.K. record.
February 7, 2013 Uccellini is a 24-year veteran of the service. He takes over at a time when the service is reeling from budget and personelle controversies.
February 7, 2013 Obtaining the materials to make weapons-grade uranium or separated plutonium is harder than making a nuclear weapon, experts say. That's why the U.S. is engaged in a global effort to try to keep the specialized products out of hands it deems dangerous, like Iran.
February 7, 2013 As Fashion Week opens in New York on Thursday, all eyes will be on the Lincoln Center catwalk. But the real business of fashion will be happening a short distance away in the city's Garment District, the resource-rich laboratory that has launched the careers of countless designers.
February 7, 2013 Hollywood blockbusters usually do well in China. But last year, Lost in Thailand, a scrappy, slapstick comedy that cost less than $5 million to make, raked in $200 million in just seven weeks. It's now the highest-grossing Chinese film ever. It begins a limited run in the U.S. on Friday.
February 7, 2013 What killed the dinosaurs? It's history's ultimate murder mystery, and for decades the prime suspect has been a giant asteroid. New data suggest that it struck right before the extinction. But scientists say it still may not tell the full story of what happened to the dinosaurs.