Americans wary of futuristic tech
Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible -- from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab -- they get nervous.
'Modest hope' to slow warming
Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.
Asian pollution could impact weather
A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America.
'Common sense' vs. the NRA
Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts say almost all Americans are ready for sensible gun laws, but politicians are cowed by the NRA. Everytown for Gun Safety will challenge the gun lobby and prove the politicians wrong.
Thousands 'age out' of foster care
Rita Soronen: About 24,000 children each year turn 18 and are "aged out" of foster care; most of them put out alone into the world without a lifeline.
Google Glass: A wearable revolution
Google Glass is crazy fun, but don't worry if you missed your chance to buy a pair on Tuesday, when it went on sale to the public for $1,500.
Hate-filled violence threatens all
Mark Levin, a rabbi in Overland Park, says hate-stoked violence touched his Jewish community but plagues many groups in the U.S. Friends and clergy of all faiths share outrage over the attack.
How Paul Ryan's budget fails
The House recently approved the budget designed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Philly journalist backed little guy
Elmer Smith remembers Chuck Stone, the legendary journalist from Philadelphia who was known as a thorn in the side of police and an advocate for the little guy
Thunder handle Grizzlies to win at home
Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series.
Well off pace: Hawks hammer No. 1 Indiana
Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Spoelstra: No minutes restriction for Wade
Miami coach Erik Spoelstra won't have a minutes restriction on Dwyane Wade when the Heat begin their title defense on Sunday, even though the All-Star guard hasn't played more than 23 minutes in a game in nearly a month.
QBs fail to impress in Alabama spring game
Alec Morris may have had the biggest impact of any Alabama quarterback during the Crimson Tide's spring game on Saturday. The problem, however, is that he stood out most as a punter, booming 15 kicks for an average of 38.4 yards per attempt.
Blues nab another OT win from Blackhawks
Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0 series lead against the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Warriors sink Clippers for Game 1 road win
Klay Thompson scored 22 points, David Lee added 20 and the Golden State Warriors got Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in foul trouble to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-105 on Saturday in their playoff opener.
Calvert leads Jackets over Penguins in 2OT
Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.