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As March Madness gets underway, commentator Frank Deford wonders if Americans just have too many teams to root for.

The NFL, NASCAR and others have built social media command centers to engage directly with fans during live events.

A report on the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport last year was released Tuesday. It criticizes the response of public safety agencies, citing poor coordination and faulty technology.

President Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to 24 soldiers who were long overlooked, in some cases because of discrimination. Many are Jewish or Hispanic. Only three are still alive.

A new experiment in education begins Tuesday. Early assessments based on the Common Core State Standards will be rolled out and tested in the coming months. Some 3 million students will participate.

Several Ukrainian soldiers were shot, one fatally, when masked soldiers stormed a Ukrainian military base outside the Crimean capital, Simferopol.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a treaty to annex Crimea and delivered a rousing speech to mark the occasion. The U.S. denounced the action as illegal but has few tools to change his mind.

Malaysia's government, which is leading the search for the missing airliner, has come under fire from critics who are accusing it of mismanagement and partisan politicking.

Young people on the upper range of income eligible for subsidies are finding that they don't always qualify. That could influence the number of young adults who enroll.

Adichie might be Africa's best-known young writer, and she's making a big mark on this side of the Atlantic. She talks about feminism and fashion and the possibility of filming with Lupita Nyong'o.

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