Chick-fil-A to serve antibiotic-free chicken

A popular American fast food restaurant wants you to "Eat mor chikin" without antibiotics.

Google kicks off student Doodle contest

It gets more visitors than any art gallery and more clicks than any other single site on the Internet. Imagine getting your own drawing on Google's homepage.

O'Malley preparing 'ground work' for potential 2016 run

Gov. Martin O'Malley told reporters on Monday that while he is focused on his last year as governor, he is also weighing the possibility of a presidential run in 2016.

Steamrolled: Seattle Seahawks flatten Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLVIII started out bad for the Denver Broncos. The Seattle Seahawks made sure it got worse.

Police: Aguilar wrote about shooting people

Darion Aguilar, who killed two people then himself at a Maryland mall this past weekend, wrote in his personal journal about killing people, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. Aguilar also wrote that he was apologizing to his family "for what ...

State of the Union: Bravado vs. political reality

It was a speech filled with proclamations and bold promises for action.

Columbia mall shooting: Journal may reveal gunman's motives

A journal discovered at Darion Marcus Aguilar's home may explain why the 19-year-old walked into a busy mall in Columbia, Maryland, on Saturday and killed two employees of a skateboard apparel shop before turning the shotgun on himself.

CBC targets poverty, unemployment and judicial appointments

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have declared 2014 a pivotal year in the fight against poverty in the African American community and have vowed to press for new and improved job opportunities while also remaining vigilant in helping ...

Richard Sherman: Rant was 'immature,' reaction 'mind-boggling'

There are two Richard Shermans.

Proposed tobacco settlement excludes black media

The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies that requires them to spend more than $30 million advertising with the three major television networks and run full-page ads ...

Newseum opens ‘1964: Civil Rights at 50’ exhibit

On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Newseum opens “1964: Civil Rights at 50,” a yearlong exhibit about Freedom Summer, a bold campaign organized by civil rights groups in 1964 to register black voters in Mississippi.

Studies link alcohol to early death, memory loss

Nearly 80,000 people die as a result of drinking alcohol each year in North and Latin America, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal Addiction.

First lady turns focus on education

Fresh back from her extended holiday in Hawaii, Michelle Obama turned her attention to education in underserved communities Wednesday.

Study: MTV's '16 and Pregnant' led to fewer teen births

The next time your teen turns on MTV's "16 and Pregnant," avoid any disparaging remarks. The show may actually encourage him or her to practice safer sex, according to a new study.

Poet, activist, Amiri Baraka dead at 79

Legendary poet and activist Amiri Baraka died Thursday, January 9, 2014. He was 79.