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Sterling asked: What has Magic Johnson done? Answer: Quite a lot

Perhaps the oddest part of Donald Sterling's interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper was the way he unloaded on Magic Johnson.

NFL draft: Reactions heat up after Michael Sam kisses boyfriend on TV

Not long after Michael Sam became the first openly gay player drafted to the NFL, some made clear his reaction was not welcome.

Applications open for the 2015 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey

High school students nationwide can now apply at www.disneydreamersacademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2015 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine, the innovative, outside-the-classroom, educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.

Library of Congress Launches Civil Rights History Project Portal

The American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress will officially launch the online component of the Civil Rights History Project on Monday, May 19, 2014 with an afternoon of programming.

Give a Mother’s Day gift with meaning

In time for Mother’s Day, Walmart expands its Empowering Women Together product offering of unique and meaningful gifts that will celebrate moms everywhere while supporting small women-owned businesses from around the world.

Ryan tries to clear air with Black Caucus, but poverty divide remains

It was a much-anticipated summit between Rep. Paul Ryan and the Congressional Black Caucus.

White House addresses college rape

The Obama administration has taken another step in its effort to combat rape on college campuses with the release of a new report.

NBA bans Clippers owner Sterling for life

Basketball Commissioner Adam Silver slapped Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime ban from the sport and a $2.5 million fine Tuesday over racist remarks attributed to Sterling.

NBA players protest racist talk attributed to L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling

The players in the National Basketball Association spoke out Sunday about racist comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

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?