Maya Angelou, Poet and Author, Dies at 86 [VIDEO]
Maya Angelou, author of 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' died at her home in North Carolina on Wednesday morning. She was 86.
September 11 Memorial Museum Opens With Ceremony for Families [PHOTOS]
On Thursday morning, President Obama dedicated the National September 11 Memorial Museum in a ceremony attended by families of the victims, first responders and numerous political leaders.
Hero Dad Makes Spectacular Foul-Ball Catch While Holding Daughter [VIDEO]
Most people won't ever be lucky enough to catch a foul ball at a baseball game, but one sure-handed fan put the rest of us souvenir-seekers to shame.
9 Acrobats Hurt After Aerial Stunt Goes Horribly Wrong [VIDEO]
Nine circus performers were seriously injured when an aerial stunt in which they hang from their hair "like a human chandelier" went wrong and sent them falling to the ground.
NBA Bans Donald Sterling for Life, Fines Him $2.5 Million [VIDEO]
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has imposed a lifetime ban on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling following the racist comments he made on a phone conversation with his girlfriend.
Connecticut H.S. Student Stabbed to Death After Turning Down Prom Request
When Maren Sanchez, 16, turned down a prom request from a boy she knew, he allegedly strangled her, shoved her down the stairs and fatally stabbed her.
New Movies This Week: ‘The Other Woman,’ ‘The Quiet Ones,’ ‘Brick Mansions’
This weekend we get three more major openings: a comedy, a horror flick and an action thriller.
First American Since 1983 Wins Boston Marathon; Women’s Winner Sets Record [PHOTOS]
Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American to do so since 1983. The women's race saw Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, set a new course record.
New Movies This Week: ‘Transcendence,’ ‘Bears,’ ‘Heaven Is For Real,’ ‘A Haunted House 2′
A big batch of new releases hits theaters this weekend, with four wide-ranging films targeting every kind of movie-goer.
Boston Holds Ceremony to Commemorate One Year After Marathon Bombings [PHOTOS]
On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260. On Tuesday, the city of Boston commemorated the event with a brief ceremony on Boylston Street.