He discovered Tammy Wynette, revived the career of George Jones, and produced and co-wrote some of country's best-known hits, including Wynette's "Stand By Your Man." Sherrill died Tuesday at 78.
A new anthem produced for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is being attacked online as too similar to "Let It Go" from the film "Frozen." We asked a 5-year-old girl to assess the merits of the case.
After its 2014 Advanced Placement U.S. history framework became a target of intense criticism, the College Board did something unusual: It agreed to a re-write.
Commentator Frank Deford weighs in on two of the youngest, brightest stars in professional baseball.
The new bailout plan for Greece calls for a steep sales-tax increase on the Aegean Islands, raising fears it could harm tourism, one of the few sectors that's been doing well.
Baby showers, weddings, even meet-the-parent weekends don't have to include your actual loved ones, at least not in South Korea. A cottage casting industry exists to help fill your life-staging needs.
It's a fantasy baseball player's dream: Taking the reins at a real ballclub. That's what two baseball writers did this year, planning to run the minor league squad based on advanced statistics.
Some 260 million people spend about $10 billion annually at regional theme parks, and attendance is soaring. To attract more thrill-seekers, the parks have been adding bigger, faster rides.
Police can tap phones, which is why a mafioso might use pizzini, or scraps of paper with coded messages. But Italian police recently broke some of those codes, and made 11 arrests.
Upset by Tom Brady's suspension over "deflate-gate," Richard Pate of Maine hired a pilot to fly over the NFL commissioner's summer vacation home with a banner reading "Jet Back to New York!"
A filmmaker has created a way to make Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece Fallingwater accessible to those with physical limitations. Fallingwater is built into mountainous landscape and over a waterfall, and features lots of stairs. Someone who could only tour one level will now be able to experience the rest of the house by watching a 3-D video.
In the developing world, where many people lack bank accounts or credit cards, banks may hesitate to loan them money. But researchers say cellphones can help determine people's creditworthiness.
It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.
Berlin is one of Europe's premiere cities, yet it lacks an airport befitting its status due to years of delays and cost overruns. The new airport was supposed open in 2012. Now the target is 2017.
An effort to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding failed in the Senate on Monday, but the fight isn't over. That was only the opening volley in a larger funding battle to play out in September.
Coyotes are becoming more and more common in urban areas, including Los Angeles. This summer, the National Park Service announced a first-of-its-kind survey of coyote behavior in the city. The researchers say the findings so far have been surprising.
Malaysian and French investigators meet in Paris to shape the investigation into recovered debris from the missing Malaysian airliner. The wing component found on an island in the Indian Ocean has arrived in France for analysis.
The future of the Iran nuclear deal could hinge on Democrats, who are being pulled in two directions. The Obama administration wants them to back the plan, but Israel and pro-Israel lobbying groups want those lawmakers to oppose the deal. U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff is a Jewish Democrat, and the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee. He tells Renee Montagne why he recently decided to support the Iran agreement.
Thousands have been evacuated in California, as crews continue to battle the Rocky Fire, about 100 miles north of San Francisco. Cooler temperatures and higher humidity could help firefighting efforts this week. Across the state, nearly two-dozen wildfires are burning.
Families who adopt foster kids need a lot of support. In Rantoul, Illinois, families get help in a community called Hope Meadows from older adults who've moved there just for that purpose.