A group of Native Americans says the NFL's Washington Redskins should not be allowed to trademark the team name, which they say is offensive. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, part of the U.S. Patent Office, heard the case Thursday.
When he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and other charges in 2005, Stephen Slevin had no way of knowing that initial findings about his mental state would put him on a path to spend more than 22 months of solitary confinement in a New Mexico county jail, despite never having his day in court.
By some accounts, sticky fingers could be costing the school $250,000 a year. The dining halls at the school have just started stocking the chocolate and hazelnut spread.
Chávez's remains will be displayed at the Museum of the Revolution, near the presidential palace.
Organizing for Action, which was formed from the Obama for America campaign committee to promote the president's second-term agenda, now says it won't take money from corporations or PACS. Critics say they'll believe it when they see it.
The chairman of the Armed Services Committee said the best thing for the country would be for him to serve the next two years without the distraction of a campaign.
Students of color have long been punished in far higher numbers than white students in Seattle. The Education Department is looking at whether black students are disciplined more frequently and more harshly than white students for the same behavior.
Feeding on flowers with caffeinated nectars gives bees a memory boost, new research shows. Turns out, other studies have found humans can get a similar boost in short-term memory with caffeine — if they're exhausted.