- Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough Updated: Apr-18-14 3:20 am
- Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child Updated: Apr-17-14 4:59 pm
- Obama says wounded bikers are an inspiration Updated: Apr-17-14 12:09 pm
- New SAT: What will those questions look like? Updated: Apr-16-14 3:43 pm
- Alicia Silverstone out with book 'Kind Mama' Updated: Apr-16-14 1:13 pm
- Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn Updated: Apr-16-14 12:06 pm
- Dress codes: Where should schools set limits? Updated: Apr-16-14 7:22 am
- McCord defends single-mom message in Pa. campaign Updated: Apr-14-14 7:20 pm
- Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave Updated: Apr-14-14 10:23 am
- Ga. parents: GM knew of defect in daughter's car Updated: Apr-12-14 6:43 pm
- Man, stepdaughter die in Anderson County incidents Updated: Apr-12-14 9:34 am
- Court rules on ending parental rights for inmates Updated: Apr-11-14 4:32 am
- Free online course helps parents of teen drivers Updated: Apr-10-14 8:46 pm
- State intervenes to halt same-sex adoptions Updated: Apr-10-14 1:11 pm
- At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows Updated: Apr-08-14 5:28 pm
- Chili's nixes autism event after backlash Updated: Apr-07-14 4:19 pm
- Treaty's tighter adoption rules kick in for Haiti Updated: Apr-04-14 7:49 pm
- Mets' Murphy, Collins defend paternity leave Updated: Apr-03-14 7:24 pm
- FDA approves easy-to-use heroin overdose antidote Updated: Apr-03-14 3:25 pm
- Thousands of parents pull kids from New York tests Updated: Apr-02-14 7:22 pm
- Oprah's former stepmother gets 60 days to vacate Updated: Mar-31-14 10:34 pm
- Students' jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges Updated: Mar-30-14 6:07 pm
- Study: MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing Updated: Mar-28-14 1:10 pm
- Study finds many preteens have high cholesterol Updated: Mar-28-14 10:03 am
- Autism may be tied to flawed prenatal brain growth Updated: Mar-27-14 11:38 am
WASHINGTON - It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.
WASHINGTON - Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the site of wounded veterans biking at the White House is a mark of how far they've come.
WASHINGTON - Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.
NEW YORK - She's famous as an actress for "Clueless." But Alicia Silverstone is also famous for her sometimes controversial ideas about mothering, and now she's put those philosophies down in writing in a just-published book, "The Kind Mama" (Rodale).
MONACO - Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments - including possibly the French Open - to be with his wife when she gives birth again.
EVANSTON, Illinois - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rob McCord insisted Monday that he has not ignored his stepfather's role in raising him but rather that he is emphasizing that being raised for a time by a single mother familiarized him with financial insecurity.
Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor's birth, no such thing as paternity leave.
ATLANTA - Parents of a Georgia teenager who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2009 car crash say General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to conceal it.
ANDERSON, South Carolina - The Anderson County corner says a man found dead in a vehicle near Interstate 85 was related to a woman found dead in a burned-out vehicle earlier this month.
PHOENIX - An Arizona appellate court says judges have leeway in determining whether the length of a parent's incarceration justifies terminating parental rights.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Colorado transportation officials are pointing parents to an online resource aimed at limiting the risks associated with teen driving.
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Attorney General is asking a state appeals court to block two adoptions recently approved for same-sex couples.
NEW YORK - The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.
NEW YORK - Chili's has canceled a fundraiser for a group that states on its website that autism can be triggered by vaccinations, a position widely discredited by the medical community.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Foreigners seeking to adopt a child from Haiti will now have better assurances the new family member wasn't trafficked.
NEW YORK - Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair.
WASHINGTON - Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids.
BUFFALO, New York - As most of New York's elementary students take state tests meant to show how they are faring under a heavier academic load, thousands of kids are sitting the tests out under instructions from their parents, who say the state relies so heavily on testing that it's interfering with learning.
FRANKLIN, Tennessee - Oprah Winfrey's former stepmother has been given extra time to vacate the $1.4 million home she once shared with the father of the iconic talk-show host.
CRAFTSBURY, Vermont - Many students spend years after college working off tens of thousands of dollars in school debt. But at seven "Work Colleges" around the country, students are required to work on campus as part of their studies - doing everything from landscaping, growing and cooking food to public relations and feeding farm animals - to pay off at least some of their tuition before they graduate.
ALBANY, New York - A new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.
There's fresh evidence that a lot of young people could be headed for heart trouble. A large study of preteens in Texas found that about one-third of them had borderline or high cholesterol when tested during routine physical exams.
A small study that examined the brains of children who died found that certain abnormalities were common in autistic children but not in kids without the disorder. The research bolsters evidence that something before birth might cause autism, at least in some cases.