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Get ready for a rate hike: Fed looks close to liftoff

Get ready: the long awaited rate hike could be here in 4 weeks.

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U.S. sees big spike in black and Hispanic women entrepreneurs

When it comes to small business in the United States, more women are running the show.

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Cremation services announced for Julian Bond

Family says Bond will be buried at sea

The family of Julian Bond wife, [Pam Horowitz, sons, Horace Mann Bond II, Jeffrey and Michael; daughters, Phyllis Jane Bond McMillan and Julia Louise Bond; sister, Jane; brother, James; and his eight grandchildren] has issued the following statement:

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Serena Williams: America must 'pull together' in scary times

Star says it "hasn't been easy" since sister Venus diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome

She stands on the brink of writing another chapter in tennis history, but Serena Williams has other things on her mind just now.

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Tips for 'Kids Eat Right Month' this August

You want the best for your kids. As role models, parents and caregivers play a vital role in children’s health -- teaching kids about healthful foods and making sure they get enough daily physical activity.

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Back-to-Campus time and money saving tips

Moving to campus can be a fun and exciting time for any student, but it can also be costly. There are several ways to save on all the things your student will need to make his or her dorm a home away from home.

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Ravens second year Safety Terrence Brooks activated from PUP list

Second year safety Terrence Brooks started training camp with the Baltimore Ravens on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list.

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'Female Viagra' gets FDA approval

Flibanserin is for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder

Women who have lost their sex drive will have a little pink pill to help them come October. On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved flibanserin, which will be sold as Addyi, for the treatment of sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women.

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Does sports participation deserve a trophy? Let the parental debate begin!

An NFL linebacker's decision to return his kids' participation trophies sets off national debate

Whoa, who knew the debate over participation trophies -- those awards children get just for showing up and playing sports -- would strike such a chord?

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Common, Starbucks join to put youth to work

Rapper/Actor Common and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz came together in Chicago to put youths to work. CNN's Poppy Harlow reports on the national initiative.

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White House spending millions to combat heroin epidemic

The White House announced Monday a new, $2.5 million initiative designed to target heroin trafficking along the Eastern seaboard, where use of the drug has spiked in recent years.

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Obama’s attempts to close digital divide jeopardized by legal dispute

Ruling by International Trade Commission pending

In July, President Obama traveled to Oklahoma to make a relatively little-noticed but important announcement that has the potential to transform the lives of tens of thousands of African Americans, Hispanics and other individuals struggling on the economic margins.

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Ravens gearing up for trip to Philadelphia to practice against the Eagles

The Baltimore Ravens will take a ride up 95 North on Tuesday and get ready to kickoff joint practices with the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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Even with college degrees, blacks and Hispanics fall behind

College-educated blacks and Hispanics have seen their wealth and income shrivel over the past 20 years.

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'Straight Outta Compton' tops weekend box office

"Straight Outta Compton" went to the top of the charts this weekend with one of the biggest surprises of the summer box office.

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Film Review: 'Straight Outta Compton'

Warning: This isn’t some chump change Sundance indie movie about the rap group NWA.

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Ask Alma: Few hang-out friends

I have a nice majority of friends. However, I hang out mostly with my cousin.

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Car Review: 2015 Corvette Stingray Convertible

Let’s see, the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible. There’s not too much more to say than that, after all it is America’s sports car.

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Tips for cleansing your body the healthy way this summer

Lisa Consiglio-Ryan takes the guesswork out of eating healthier and cleansing the body.

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Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter stabbed to death

Police sent her boyfriend for a psychiatric evaluation

E'Dena Hines, the step-grandaughter of actor Morgan Freeman, was stabbed to death early Sunday, allegedly by her boyfriend, police in New York said.

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