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Celebrate National Park Week April 19-27

The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Park Foundation, announced that the nation’s 401 national parks will celebrate National Park Week April 19-27, 2014 with a free admission weekend and special events nationwide.

The 'Heartbleed' security flaw that affects most of the Internet

A major online security vulnerability dubbed "Heartbleed" could put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and e-mails.

Stay-at-home moms are on the rise

Staying at home with children is on the rise again in the U.S., but this isn't the story of a great cultural shift. More often, it's an economic necessity.

Official: Obamacare on track to meet original goal

After a surge of sign-ups on enrollment deadline day, Obamacare is now on track to hit the White House's original target of 7 million people signing up, a senior administration official said Tuesday.

MLK praise scrubbed from Bill Clinton speech

A pair of lines praising Martin Luther King, Jr. were scrubbed from an early version of President Bill Clinton's 1998 State of the Union address, apparently after someone in the White House raised questions about how the rhetorical flourishes would ...

Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions

An e. You can write it with one fluid swoop of a pen or one tap of the keyboard. The most commonly used letter in the English dictionary. Simple, right?

Visionary women talk gender, mentorship and getting out of their own way

I got chills -- not once but several times -- during Tuesday's Google Hangout with five women named to The CNN 10: Visionary Women list.

Obama, Pope Francis meet for first time

U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met Thursday for the first time at Vatican City, offering a chance for a reset of sorts between the administration and Catholic leadership following years of strained relations.

Cheryl Boone Isaacs receives Trailblazer Award

Oprah Winfrey and Sidney Poitier presented the Trailblazer Award to Cheryl Boone Isaacs at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.

Winter hits housing recovery

Cold weather hurt home prices in January, as a closely watched measure of housing values posted its third straight monthly decline.

Why happiness is healthy

Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define.

College basketball's real billion-dollar winners

No one is likely to win the Warren Buffett-backed $1 billion prize offered by Yahoo and Quicken Loans to whoever can pick a perfect NCAA bracket. But there will still be big-dollar winners after this year's tournament.

The color of valor: 24 minority veterans receive overdue Medal of Honor

If not for the hue of their skin or their ethnicity, 24 soldiers who faced death in service to their nation would have received the most prestigious medals for their valor long ago.

GM recalls 1.2 million SUVs for air bag issue

General Motors announced another broad recall Monday, saying about 1.2 million of its popular crossover SUV models will need to have the wiring for its seat-mounted side airbag fixed.

President proves he is his ‘brother’s keeper’

After five years in the Oval Office and facing increasing skepticism from many of the 93 percent of black voters who helped him become the first African American president, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, Obama stood as a peer to ...

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