War on light bulb efficiency rages on with GOP-backed rider
January 21, 2014, 6:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Just when you thought energy-efficient light bulb uprisings were a thing of the past, the Department of Energy has been rendered powerless when it comes to enforcing federal efficiency standards. But does it even matter at this point?
5 ways Michelle Obama has made the White House a more welcoming place
January 15, 2014, 4:04 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
In honor of her 50th birthday, we celebrate the first lady and her ability to lead by example — and to make us all feel at ease.
Beyonce, LeBron and Maria Shriver on the state of the American woman
January 14, 2014, 3:10 p.m. by Starre Vartan
The Shriver Report highlights the significant disadvantages and challenges American women face, and some boldface names weigh in.
5 modern Machiavellis
January 10, 2014, 7:50 a.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
'The Prince' has been brought to life by political leaders including Chris Christie, Rudolph Giuliani, Huey Long Jr., Richard Nixon and Vladimir Putin.
10 surprising things you may not know about Martin Luther King Jr.
January 9, 2014, 9 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
Behind every great man are a lot of lesser-known facts.
President Obama and Steve Harvey surprise kids on White House tour
December 18, 2013, 12:11 p.m. by Laura Moss
Video: President Obama and Steve Harvey surprise a White House tour group — and Harvey says he's never been ignored so much in his life.
Liberals and conservatives moving farther apart, literally
December 12, 2013, 11:49 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The desire to fit in is driving the great American sort, and while it may make people happier and healthier, it could also lead more partisan entrenchment.
Scholars consider Nelson Mandela's legacy
December 6, 2013, 11:47 a.m. by Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Those who have followed Mandela's life highlight his achievements as a leader and his challenges as a husband and parent.
It was sunny when JFK was shot, but a mysterious man was holding an umbrella
November 21, 2013, 2:12 p.m. by Laura Moss
Video: It was sunny and the sky was clear on the day President John F. Kennedy was shot, but there was one man standing along the motorcade route with a black umbrella over his head.
JFK assassination: What is the single-bullet theory?
November 21, 2013, 9:35 a.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Numerous re-enactments, computer analyses, research into various pieces of evidence have supported the theory over time.