The automobile has long served as a symbol of manhood, with lessons in fixing cars doubling as rites of passage for some boys. But that's changing, now that cars are getting more complex and less important in the lives of many young people.
Now that marijuana is legal, Washington state is hashing out when and where it is okay to light up. Some parents are complaining that public places like parks are filled now with pot smoke.
Legal scholars are still sorting out the possible implications of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. While the case dealt directly with birth control coverage and the Affordable Care Act, it could even be cited in future bankruptcy cases.
In the early 1960s when soul star Sam Cooke had his own record label, SAR, he recorded songs by his younger brother, L.C. Cooke. Fifty years years, the complete set's finally issued.
Rick Perlstein's new book describes how Reagan emerged as the leader of a potent political movement during the turbulent mid '70s. He says the soul of Reagan's appeal was how he made people feel good.
Government troops and separatists have been fighting for months for control of eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian leaders say Russia has been supplying the separatists — a charge Moscow denies.
As early as 2015, firms with more than 200 employees may have to automatically enroll their workers in a company health plan. Though workers can opt out, some still find the provision patronizing.