Most people think of New Orleans on Mardi Gras. But the pre-Lenten celebration has roots in another Gulf Coast city. Mobile, Ala., proudly bills itself as the "mother of mystics."
Social scientists see long-term benefits to new dads spending a few months caring for a baby. But these studies won't nudge fathers to take leave if they still see a work culture that frowns on it.
Most breast cancer cases are in women, so treatment and support are geared toward them. Men with breast cancer can feel isolated. One man was given a pink ice pack and told to put it in his bra.
There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.
Taiwanese officials canceled traditional New Year celebrations and instead went to temples to pray for earthquake victims.
The lifting of sanctions allows Boeing to sell planes to Iran. But Iran, which still flies Boeing planes bought before the 1979 revolution, just announced a major deal with Airbus.
The Democratic presidential candidate visited Flint, Mich., on Sunday. While on the campaign trail, she's been highlighting the city's recovery from lead contamination in its water.
After a tumultuous season, the NFL condemned domestic violence in its ranks, and put a spotlight on the issue during the last Super Bowl. A year later, it's unclear whether that has made a difference.
Larycia Hawkins says she expressed solidarity with Muslims; evangelical Wheaton College said she contradicted its statement of faith. Hawkins, who faced possible termination, is leaving the school.
A landmark Supreme Court case made sexual harassment in the workplace illegal 30 years ago. In For The Record, we look at how much things have changed — or not — for women in the workplace.