Ralph Lauren apologized after its holiday ad campaign was criticized for featuring photos of stoic Native Americans dressed in Western attire.
Looking for a good interview question to ask a potential employer? Here's one interview question you should always ask.
A deceased Indiana woman asked in her will that her dog Bela be euthanized and buried with her, sparking an outcry.
Take up the challenge of making some scrumptious English toffee for you and your loved ones this holiday season.
Almost 300 students who had been rejected by Johns Hopkins University thought they'd been admitted -- but Hopkins made mistake.
For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.
Meow Parlour, New York City's first cat cafe, is now open.
Here are 10 of our favorite ways to make the world a better place during this holiday season.
Parents say there is no 'one size fits all' approach to the questions of whether -- and when -- it's OK to be nude in front of their children.
Meet five people who did extraordinary things in 2014, from a brave helicopter pilot to NBA MVP Kevin Durant.
Couples are taking selfies on first dates and uploading them on social media with the hashtag #FirstDateSelfie.
Judy Blume, the queen of children's books, is once again venturing into the world of adult fiction.
Even if your family usually drives you batty, there are ways endure those holiday visits.
10:11 on 12/13/14 - that's the time and date of birth for at least four babies in the U.S.
Seriously, how are selfie sticks not already huge in the United States?
More than 30 people are out of their homes tonight after a planned marriage proposal fell through.
SantaCon organizers hired an attorney to help them obtain street permits and revitalize their image.
Inspired by classical paintings, Rebecca Rutten photographed fast food in Renaissance-era style.
A Harvard Business School associate professor is in the running for "Most Disliked Guy on the Internet" -- and all because of $4.
Victoria's Secret is so last year. Soon, women may enjoy high-tech breast support from a "bionic bra."
A high school is now caught up in the controversy over the "Redskins" name in sports.
Some teachers and schools are finding ways to build more freedom to move into formerly still, quiet classrooms.
A Georgia teen planned to build a tiny house for a school project, but the lessons changed after her father's death.
A couple years ago, my husband and I realized that our family had moved out of the baby stage. The labor-intensive work of the early parenting years was behind us. Suddenly we were hurtling toward middle school and our home life was revving up.
Some schools are canceling homecoming dances and proms due to lack of student interest.
Kid entrepreneurs around the United States are launching small businesses and getting an early education in money management, success and failure.
Some schools are cutting field trips, but one Atlanta school recently moved its 750 students to the High Museum of Art for a day of "school without walls."
Barack Obama, Sean Combs, Bill Nye, Shonda Rhimes and Condoleezza Rice are among high profile speakers at college commencement ceremonies in 2014.
Acronyms on social media and texting apps can sometimes be shorthand for dangerous teen behaviors, such as sexual activity and use of drugs and alcohol.
It's that special time of year, when Christmas and Hanukkah toy sellers try to put children in a box.
Increase your productivity and effectiveness at work with these tricks from successful entrepreneurs.
What should you wear to a holiday party? Here's some advice to help you "dress festively," just like the invitation suggests.
Parents around the country offer holiday gift suggestions for mothers and fathers who are always on the move and kids who seem to have everything.
From brave cops to inspiring athletes, here are 11 ordinary people who did extraordinary things in 2014.
Addie Fausett, a young girl with an undiagnosed illness, is excited to receive Christmas cards from thousands of strangers.
Wine-red marsala is Pantone's 2015 color of the year.
If you're heading to a college football game in the South, jeans and a team T-shirt simply will not do.
The parents who canceled Christmas have given their three boys priceless gifts that will last their entire lives.
Frank Lowe's 5-year-old son may not be able to write his name yet, but he can tell you if your shoes are ratchet.
And you thought your beauty routine was a lot. Try pulling off 100 years of styles in one minute.
One mall Santa might be getting some coal in his stocking this year. He and a helper elf turned away a 7-year-old girl and her pit bull.
The recipe for success belongs to Beth Royals of Richmond, Virginia, who won this year's 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest and a $1 million payday.
Parents say it's no easy task trying to decide when and whether it's OK to leave their teens home alone overnight. They know plenty of things can go wrong.
The book critics have named their best books of 2014. Now, it's time to hear from the readers themselves.
Cleveland rallies to give leukemia patient Gianna Andolina, 3, a winter wonderland in her backyard.
Trey Ganem made five custom caskets for five children who died in a mobile home fire in Edna, Texas.
In a new memoir "Watch Me," Anjelica Huston gets personal about past relationships with Jack Nicholson and Ryan O'Neal and her award-winning acting career.
It's the picture we needed to see after a week like this: A white officer and a black boy hug at a Ferguson-related rally in Portland, Oregon.
B.J. Novak's kids' book tops the New York Times list of bestselling children's picture books. But it has no pictures.
First Person: Lorie Mundorf of Franklin, Indiana, describes the house fire that changed her family's life -- for the better.
Food Network host Melissa d'Arabian offers tips for using Thanksgiving leftovers.
What are you thankful for this year? Here are 5 moments from 2014 that inspire and give hope.
When the guests around your Thanksgiving table are busy stuffing their bellies today, here's one way to dazzle them with some tasty turkey trivia.
After an hours-long search on Wednesday, former model and celebrated restaurateur B. Smith has been found.
Fall means fresh hop beers are available, usually for a limited time. Here are some of the best out there.
If it hasn't happened already, it likely will at some point: the moment you don't like one of your child's friends. What do you do?
The 50-foot Christmas tree decorating downtown Reading, Pennsylvania, is supposed to spread good holiday cheer, but instead it's making some residents sad.
Thanksgiving by the numbers: Everything you ever wanted to know about the November holiday.
A Louisiana family may have won a reprieve in its fight to protect its beloved pit bull from a local "vicious dogs" ordinance.
Smart phone addiction is real, says Dr. David Greenfield of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction. Here are 10 signs you've got a problem.
Hundreds of Oklahoma high school students walked out of class Monday after allegations of bullying of rape victims hit close to home.
As we all know, Thanksgiving isn't always the harmonious holiday it's sometimes made out to be.
Roasting a turkey breast is a great way to make sure there is still turkey on the table without an excess of work.
Simplify the season with these baking secrets, shopping tips, cleaning tricks, and more.
Former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones shares one piece of advice that will help you #BeAChamp.
Tofurky, which turns 20 this year, is a far gobble from a real bird. But vegetarians say fake meat roasts offer the "taste and texture" of Thanksgiving.
A Louisiana family is fighting to protect its beloved pit bull from a "vicious dogs" ordinance.
Homeless and ownerless, these shelter dogs could end up buried in the very landfill they are playing on.
For National Adoption Awareness Month, CNN's Michaela Pereira shares her story of growing up in a family of five adopted kids and seeking her birth mother.
Jacqueline Woodson's big win at the National Book Awards on Wednesday was briefly eclipsed by a racially charged joke.
Don't make guesses on how to prepare the Thanksgiving turkey -- we'll show you exactly how to cook it.
Get these Thanksgiving food preparations done ahead of time to de-stress the big day.
Here are five tips to make amazing holiday macaroni and cheese -- including recipes.
Vegan cookbook author, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, shares her tips for delicious vegan Thanksgiving recipes.
Teens are suffering from social media anxiety, often caused by the quest for more and more likes and the fear of missing out or FOMO.
Why consider community college? They're facing problems that weigh down all of higher education -- and succeeding.
A Twitter hashtag milked humor from a spacecraft's landing on the surface of a comet.
When winter hits, we all have to make concessions to care of our skin -- even dudes. Try these moisturizing strategies.
Transgender activist Leslie Feinberg, a pioneering LGBT advocate, has died at 65. Here's what Feinberg did for her community.
Supporters are coming to the defense of #shirtstorm space scientist Matt Taylor.
Do you identify as agender, asexual or intersex? If so, OKCupid has you covered with expanded options in categories of gender and sexual orientation.
"Vape" is the Oxford Dictionaries' 2014 word of the year.
Good boy Buddy! Buddy the dog went for quite the ride recently after his owner wasn't feeling well.
In "Separated @ Birth," identical twins Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman reveal how they found each other thanks to You Tube and Facebook.
Studies by Drexel University and the University of Texas Medical Branch suggest that sexting by teens is more common than parents might realize.
Australian morning show anchor Karl Stefanovic wore the same suit every day for a year, minus a dry cleaning here and there. Stunt has caused stink on Web.
A new ad by Always on why girls lose confidence after puberty goes viral and sparks a conversation on how to boost self-esteem during the teen years.
"Rich Kids of Tehran," a popular Instagram account showing wealthy young Iranians. refuses to die.
Here are 5 types of social media "friends" you may want to lose for National Unfriend Day.
Jesuit priest James Martin reveals why men like him seek out the Catholic priesthood, as well as the ups and downs of his profession.
Heath and Alyssa Padgett are spending their honeymoon on a seven-month road trip to each of the 50 states.
We are seeing mean girl behavior at younger ages, even in elementary school. Experts say one cause may be the portrayal of girls in mainstream media.
Scientist Matt Taylor wore a shirt featuring women in lingerie during the European Space Agency's live stream of the Philae landing.
Jillian Knowles has a Master's degree and a great job, but she's part of the "boomerang generation" to move back in with her parents.
For the first time ever, the tallest recorded man in the world met the shortest man at a Guinness World Records event in London.
Father plays guitar, sings "Blackbird" for dying infant son just days after losing his wife.
Make this recipe for Jamaican spicy garlic pepper shrimp if you're longing for a taste of island life.