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When Jason Collins pulls on his No. 98 Brooklyn Nets jersey, he's not just representing a basketball team. As the first openly gay player in major U.S. sports, he's also paying tribute to Matthew Shepard, the victim of one of the most infamous hate crimes in recent American history.
A dazzling meteor lit up skies Thursday night in at least 10 states, from Ohio to Maryland and all the way down to South Carolina.
When you're a city's "Communicator of the Year" and have hailed yourself as a "passionate advocate" for job-seekers, you probably ought not blast one of those job-seekers in a snide, dismissive e-mail.
You insisted the first Jeff Gordon wild-driving viral video was a fake. What do you think of the second one, Travis Okulski?
A walk along the streets of Columbia Heights in northern Washington is a trip down memory lane for Franklin Garcia, 44.
LZ Granderson says President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative represents the return of "change we can believe in"
Being diagnosed with a chronic disease -- any disease -- is hard. But imagine first spending months or years going from doctor to doctor, trying to figure out what's wrong. Then, in the end, being diagnosed with a disease few people have ever heard of.
Some parents are upset after a grandfather mistakenly picked up the wrong child from a Connecticut school.
An off-duty cop has been cleared of charges after fatally shooting a firefighter hours after he had gotten married.
The bereavement fare was once the airline industry's gift to the traveler, an acknowledgement that a customer was flying for the saddest of reasons: a medical emergency or death in the family.
For Venezuelan Major League Baseball players, the unfolding political crisis in their country hits close to home.
More than 2 million consumer complaints were filed in 2013, with identity theft topping the list, according to a Federal Trade Commission report released Thursday.
Is religion under attack in Arizona? An Episcopal reverend says no and explains why he opposes the controversial bill.
Film director Spike Lee explains his expletive-filled rant about the gentrification of his Brooklyn neighborhood, Fort Greene.
His wounds as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan in 2009 left him in the fight of his life -- a fight for his life, for sheer survival.
Alec Ross says a long tradition of Ukrainian emigres who achieve success in the U.S. sends a key message