The country's smallest state has the longest official name: "State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."
When Michael Jackson anointed himself "King of Pop" over two decades ago, there was considerable rumbling about his hubris
Michael Jackson long ago made history. He's now officially part of our cultural past. Jackson, the most super of pop music's superstars, died Thursday of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 50.
People heading to work were stopping at a makeshift memorial outside Harlem's Apollo Theater, where Michael Jackson performed as a child.
District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty says this week's deadly crash of a Metro subway train dramatizes the need for officials who operate the system to upgrade and modernize the fleet.
Why do men in power — the ones on pedestals — think they are above us and can get away with cheating on their spouses, particularly when media scrutiny is so intense and peccadilloes are arguably more politically damaging than in the past?
The number of people filing new jobless claims jumped unexpectedly last week, and the total unemployment benefit rolls rose to more than 6.7 million.
A U.S. charity started distributing bicycles in Zambia on Wednesday in a program designed to make it easier for thousands of children in the southern African country to get to school.