Young athletes who have two concussions within a year take nearly three times as long to recover as someone experiencing one concussion. A history of past concussions also hurt recovery times.
The Coast Guard will be responsible for any reports of residual oil in areas outside BP's Louisiana patrol zone along the Gulf Coast. There's no end in sight for BP's cleanup efforts in Louisiana, a Coast Guard officer says.
The options aren't great. But those seeking to avoid prosecution have often claimed political asylum or fled to countries at odds with the U.S. Then there's Iceland.
Even the admission of a self-described conservative Republican IRS manager that he was at the heart of the agency's targeting of Tea Party groups hasn't disrupted the partisan head-butting. Indeed, it may have intensified it.
The former first lady, former secretary of state, and former (also future?) presidential contender started with a shout-out to the creators of a funny series of posts about her text messages. She's @HillaryClinton.
During a hearing, Chad "Ochocinco" slapped his lawyer's backside. In response, the judge rejected a plea deal and sent him to jail for 30 days.
When Edward Snowden came forward as having leaked information about a National Security Agency program, he was quickly labeled a "whistle-blower" by many. Is that a misnomer?
According to the news organization, the State Department Inspector General's memo cites cites eight specific examples in which investigations of alleged illegal and inappropriate activity were unduly influenced by other parts of the department.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, a very quick look at a new sandwich from the West Virginia chain Tudor's Biscuit World.
Edward Snowden has said he may seek asylum in Iceland. Getting there from Hong Kong, to which he has fled, may not be possible. But Iceland has intervened before to offer safe haven to someone wanted in the U.S. Chess champion Bobby Fischer spent his last years there.
The whistleblower who exposed vast surveillance operations by the NSA says he has done nothing wrong. Host Michel Martin speaks to Republican strategist Ron Christie and former adviser to the Obama administration, Corey Ealons, about what his actions mean for the President's second term. They also check in with other top political stories.
Movies and television shows frequently depict gay characters as rich, but a new study finds that families led by LGBT Americans have higher rates of poverty than those headed by heterosexuals. Host Michel Martin speaks with the study's lead author Lee Badgett about the findings.
Breath tests after a college football game revealed that many designated drivers had been drinking. Researchers say their alcohol levels were lower, on average, than people who weren't going to drive. But the findings suggest more education is needed.
As the court's latest term nears its end, the justices are due to issue rulings on some major cases. But on Monday, once again, they were not among the decisions handed down. The next "decision day": Thursday.
The credit rating agency had previously listed the United States' credit outlook as negative. They cited improved tax receipts and the attention being paid to the long-term budget as reasons for the upgrade.
In an interview with CNN, Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, praised Edward Snowden, saying his leaks could spark a debate about government surveillance.
Also: Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized in serious but stable condition; Apple has some announcements to make; and was the Tony Awards' opening the best ever?
The trial gets started Monday in Florida. George Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. Experts say prosecutors will look for young jurors, while the defense will focus on older people. Trayvon's death sparked protests and a national discussion about race relations.
The NBA finals are now even. Game three of the best-of-seven series between Miami and San Antonio is set for Tuesday night. As for Sunday's game, there's video of a fourth-quarter highlight: LeBron James' rejection of a slam dunk attempt by the Spurs' Tiago Splitter.
The high crime rate throughout Latin America has many causes. In many countries, residents claim that police and security force members are part of the problem. In Venezuela, one family says the police are linked to multiple killings that have devastated the family.