February 12, 2012 The pop diva was discovered dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room Saturday, the eve of the 54th Grammy Awards. When she burst upon the music world in 1985, there was no doubt in anyone's mind the willowy beauty was a star. Houston's music was stellar, but her personal life was chaotic.
January 26, 2012 Tune in to Spanish-language radio or TV for even a few moments in Florida these days, and you'll hear ads touting the virtues of Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. But some critics say there are big differences in what the candidates are telling Spanish-speaking and English-speaking audiences.
December 13, 2011 For many students at Wellspring Academy in N.C., two months at this weight-loss boarding school have transformed them. Those who trailed behind their parents to check in back in August now own the campus. Kids who had watched from the sidelines while others exercised have turned into exercisers.
December 12, 2011 In a nation where child obesity rates are soaring, some parents are turning to a boarding school that focuses on both weight loss and academics. The goal: to rewire students' eating and exercise habits to ensure they live long and healthy lives. The kids find it a challenge — but totally worth it.
November 11, 2011 Cain is riding high in the polls — tying with, and in some cases outdistancing, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. And amid allegations of sexual harassment, the Republican presidential candidate's supporters are sticking by him. Still, he hasn't been able to break through with one group — black voters.
October 24, 2011 The Princeton professor, who is on sabbatical, has spent much of the past year battling with incensed Obama supporters who resent his criticism of the president. But although West says he expects Obama to be re-elected, he wants a "robust conversation and debate" so the president doesn't "end up with just uncritical adulation."