Gov. Martin O'Malley on 2016, Christie

After Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is one of the most talked-about potential candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.

A better deal for kids in the budget? Democrats and republicans Say ‘yes’

June Jimenez of Silver Spring, Md. was pregnant when she was laid off from her job at a public affairs firm last year. She tried unsuccessfully for months to find a job and worried about losing her home.

Polar blast barrels across the United States

Yes, it's winter. And yes, it's cold. But this is different.

Report: Black fathers heavily involved with children

Nearly half of black fathers living apart from their young children say they played with them at least several times a week; 42 percent say they fed or ate with them that frequently; and 41 percent say they bathed, diapered ...

Howard named first four-star female admiral

The NAACP is proud to congratulate Michelle Janine Howard on her nomination by President Barack Obama for appointment to the rank of admiral and assignment as vice chief of naval operations.

Viral Video: Teens teach 'How to be a Superhero'

"A superhero is someone who does good things."

Teacher to student: You can't be Santa -- you're black!

The family of an African-American high school student in New Mexico says he's crushed after a teacher questioned why he was wearing Santa garb during a school holiday dress-up day last week, CNN affiliate KOAT reported.

You won the big one, now what?

Somebody might wake up Wednesday a whole lot richer.

Student suspended for sexual harassment after hugging teacher

To Sam McNair, a 17-year-old high school senior in Duluth, Georgia, it was an innocent hug.

Pope Francis named Time Person of the Year 2013

Time has named Pope Francis its person of the year.

South Carolina sheriff refuses to lower flag in honor of Nelson Mandela

A South Carolina sheriff is refusing to lower the American flag in tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying the honor should be reserved for American citizens

2 million Facebook, Gmail and Twitter passwords stolen in massive hack

Hackers have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts at Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others, according to a report released this week.

Fresh fast food strikes planned for Thursday

Fast food protests aren't going away.

Obama's uncle wins immigration battle, gets OK to stay in U.S.

Onyango Okech Obama -- an uncle of President Barack Obama who has been in the United States illegally for decades -- has gotten a federal court's OK to stay in his adopted country, according to an attorney representing the uncle.

Facebook friend donates kidney, saves woman's life

Some say Facebook friend lists are made up of people not very close at all, but all it took was a status update for a grade school classmate to step up and save a woman's life.