| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:09 PM
The Southeastern Conference has had a lot of great football weeks in recent years, but this hasn't been one of them.
USA Today ran a story Thursday suggesting the SEC's reign as America's best conference is being challenged by the Pac-12.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Former Lakers guard Javaris Crittenton continues to have legal problems.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Crittenton has been given a curfew by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua for "allegedly intimidating the...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Former Atlanta Hawks point guard Mookie Baylock is in critical condition in an Atlanta hospital after he was involved in a head-on collision in his Cadillac Escalade, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Police told the AJC that Baylock was...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:43 PM
NEW YORK -- Manny Machado is hoping this isn’t his last All-Star Game. But if it is, it’s an experience the Orioles’ 21-year-old third baseman and his family won’t ever forget.
That’s because Machado brought his mother,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:47 AM
The Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay leaders is losing the organization more money -- this time from Maryland.
This week, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin, one of the largest private employers in the state, announced it will no longer provide...
| Feb 19, 2013
Religion News Service writer Adelle M. Banks reports that megachurch pastor Eddie Long is being sued by former members of his Atlanta church after they lost money to a man Long described as a friend. Long was previously sued by young male members of his...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, was an inspirational scientist. The institution she founded, Sally Ride Science, continues to organize camps and festivals for aspiring female astronauts. Perhaps there will come a day when we all can...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Visitors in Charleston, S.C., can choose from a number of walking tours meandering through alleyways and cobblestone streets focused on the city's fascinating history, elegant architecture and lovely gardens. At night, the strolls turn to spooky ghost and...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89.
Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
| Jan 19, 2013
James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Recently, Mitsitam, the cafe inside the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, was named the city's Casual Restaurant of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington. For many visitors, the seasonal menu of North and...