Although he has already begun a successful singing career, "American Idol" and country music star Scotty McCreery will be heading off to college in North Carolina this coming fall.Tags missions
The FBI began a parallel investigation into the February death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Monday.
Today is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), a day to raise awareness about the issue of autism globally and to combat discrimination, isolation, and abuse that people living with the disorder face around the world.
Experts say that screams for help recorded in a 911 call on the evening of Trayvon Martin's death belonged to the late teen and not gunman George Zimmerman.
Jeremy Lin will undergo knee surgery for a chronic meniscus tear that could leave the star missing the rest of the regular basketball season with his team the New York Knicks.
A new report released by Human Rights Watch this week argues that despite the ousting of the Taliban, women and girls in Afghanistan continue to live in precarious conditions with hundreds of females spending years behind bars for committing "moral crimes," which sometimes include being victims of rape.
Reality television mother of 19 Michelle Duggar has come out to suggest arguments that the world is overpopulated are inaccurate and a "lie."
The United States has suspended plans to give food aid to North Korea due to the isolated country's failed promise to halt a planned missile launch, according to Assistant U.S. Secretary of Defense Peter Lavoy.
American music pioneer and bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs passed away Wednesday at the age of 88.
Sheila Schuller Coleman, lead pastor of Hope Center of Christ, the congregation she founded with members who broke away from the Crystal Cathedral church in Garden Grove, Calif., preached about "looking forward" in this past Sunday's service, temporarily being held at a hotel.
The JetBlue pilot who has captured headlines for his mid-air rant on a flight from New York to Las Vegas on Tuesday has been suspended from his pilot duties by Jet Blue.1 comments
Pope Benedict XVI held a private meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro during his three-day tour to Cuba on Tuesday.
yvon Martin's parents have visited Congress for a forum on hate crimes and racial profiling in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.
A massive march to the city of Jerusalem is planned for this Friday with communities from around the world calling for "freedom for Palestine and its capital Jerusalem" in an event that has attracted the support of Desmond Tutu, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright as well as the nation of Iran.
Although bullying has been around for decades, the spectrum for bullying has reached the vast and unregulated digital domain, where people use computers and cellphones to take bullying to entirely new levels.