Fauja Singh, who completed a marathon at the age of 100, participated in his last race Sunday. He finished the 6.2-mile course in Hong Kong in 1 hour, 32 minutes and 28 seconds.
The White House is calling out Congress for a slowdown in voting on judicial nominees, saying it has left 10 percent of judgeships unfilled. The president also faces criticism from the left on the pace of his nominations. But recent White House moves and a new Senate rule could help get things moving.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try McDonald's new "Fish McBites." They're basically a seafood version of their Chicken McNuggets. Or as McDonald's calls it, "tender pieces of poppable white, flaky Alaskan Pollock."
Scientists believe a long-lost land mass, sandwiched between the land masses that make up today's India and Madagascar, was lost on the sea tens of millions of years ago.
The Supreme Court says it won't hear a case that would have let candidates solicit money from corporations. By doing so, the court is reaffirming one strict ban on corporate political money, after easing other limits in its controversial Citizens United ruling three years ago.
Many African-Americans complained about the bureau's use of the word during the 2010 Census, calling it offensive and outdated. On Monday, officials said they would stop using it.
Talks start Tuesday in Kazakhstan. The U.S. and its allies want Iran to give up any ambitions for nuclear weapons. Iran says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.
The decision by Yahoo to stop its remote work policy seems to fly in the face of recent trends that allow more working-from-home, not less.
The satirical news outlet agrees it went too far when it posted a tweet that referred to the young actress with a highly offensive four-letter word.
People who stuck with diets rich in olive oil and nuts had about a 30 percent lower risk of experiencing a major cardiovascular problem, such as a heart attack or stroke, than people who followed a low-fat diet.
The court refused to hear the appeal, but Sotomayor took the opportunity for a lesson on racial prejudice in the justice system. Sotomayor issued a stinging statement, saying the attorney's words diminished the dignity of the justice system.
Tuesday marks one year since the fatal shooting of unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin. The case has drawn a lot of national attention and polarized America on issues of race and self-defense. Host Michel Martin checks in again with Trayvon's mother, Sybrina Fulton, and her attorney, Benjamin Crump.
You may know Anna Deavere Smith from her roles on the West Wing and Nurse Jackie. She is also a major player in the theater and was just awarded the Dorothy and Lillian Gish prize — one of the most prestigious honors in the arts world. Host Michel Martin speaks with Deveare Smith about what the award means to her.
From First Lady Michelle Obama handing out the Best Picture award to Best Actress winner Jennifer Lawrence taking a tumble, the 85th Academy Awards was full of surprises. Host Michel Martin recaps the evening with People magazine's movie critic, Alynda Wheat.
The reviews of the Family Guy bad boy's behavior as host of the Oscars are all over the place. We've got a sampling. Who's right and who's wrong?
Park Geun-hye, daughter of the late dictator Park Chung-hee, faces an uphill battle in her efforts to forge a new relationship with Pyongyang.
The Swedish furniture giant has become the latest retailer swept up in Europe's widening horse meat scandal. The affected meatballs have been pulled from stores in more than a dozen countries.
Trayvon Martin was killed last February. His death reignited the national debate about race relations. The Florida teenager's mother hopes his killer will be brought to justice, but also hopes his death will inspire changes in "stand your ground" laws.
The movies Argo and Life of Pi and actors Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence were among the winners at Sunday's Academy Awards. But no one movie swept the show.
The political stakes are high for both Congress and the president, while some GOP governors are turning up the heat on House Speaker John Boehner.