Either Way, No More NSA Collection of US Phone Records

However Congress resolves its impasse over government surveillance, this much is clear: The National Security Agency will ultimately be out of the business of collecting and storing Americans' calling records.

High Court: Bankrupt Homeowners Can't Void Second Mortgage

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the primary mortgage.

Bird Watchers Flock to Canaan Valley for Annual Festival

TRAVEL | Jun 2
Bird watchers will be flocking to Davis this week for the annual Canaan Valley Birding Festival.

A Chicken with 8 Legs? KFC Sues Online Companies for Slander

STYLE | Jun 2
Restaurant operator KFC said Monday it filed a lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread false claims about its food, including that its chickens have eight legs.

General Motors, Subaru Models Added to Takata Air Bag Recall

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisherr | Jun 2
General Motors and Subaru are adding vehicles to the growing list of models being recalled by 11 automakers due to potentially exploding air bags.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Rises to 3.87 Pct.

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing market.

Jessica Lange on Jenner Comparisons: 'That's So Wonderful'

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 1
Jessica Lange thinks it's "wonderful" that people are comparing her to Caitlyn Jenner.

New Jersey Trial on Gay Conversion Therapy Set to Begin

NEWS | Jun 1
Jury selection is underway over a New Jersey lawsuit that claims a nonprofit violated state consumer fraud laws when it offered treatment it said would turn gays into heterosexuals.

Celebs Tweet in Support of Caitlyn Jenner

NEWS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 1
Hours after Vanity Fair tweeted the July cover of Caitlyn Jenner, a number of celebrities took to social media to laud the former Olympic athlete.

Enrique Iglesias Undergoing Reconstructive Hand Surgery

Enrique Iglesias is undergoing reconstructive hand surgery in Los Angeles after his fingers were sliced during a recent concert.


Tracy Morgan: Bad Days and Good Days a Year After Limo Crash

NATIONAL | By Frazier Moore | Jun 1
Tracy Morgan said Monday he doesn't remember anything about the limo accident that left him in a coma for two weeks, and said that, a year later, he still has bad days as well as good.


Jerry Seinfeld: What it Takes to be a Comedian

Web extra: Jerry Seinfeld, host of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," describes what comics have in common with one another and what sets them apart from other people. Anthony Mason reports.


The Top 10 Highest-Paid Female CEOs

CORPORATE | By Steve Rothwell | Jun 1
Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies.


Nielsen: Super Bowl, 'Walking Dead' Among Most-Tweeted Shows

PERSONAL TECH | By Frazier Moore | Jun 1
Tweet this: Millions of viewers were firing off those 140-character texts while they watched TV in the season just past. And there were plenty of people reading them.


Mid-Century Modern in North Carolina

Fans of modernist architecture estimate that North Carolina, particularly the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, has the third-largest collection of modernist homes in the country after Los Angeles and New York's Long Island.


Sierra All Terrain Does it all for Serious Truck Enthusiasts

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | May 29
Trucks aren't bare-bones workhorses anymore and GMC's new Sierra HD All Terrain pickup proves it -- with standard fancy chrome wheels, leather-trimmed seats with accent stitching, standard four-wheel drive and technology that reads text messages to you.


Getting Better

HEALTH | By Jacob Glass | May 31
Bullying can't be addressed without focusing on the real problem: The idea that our happiness is based on externals and in accomplishments meant to give us a sense of worthiness.


Holiday in Socialist Fairyland? N. Korea Woos Tourists

By Eric Talmadge | Jun 1
If you're still looking for somewhere exotic to go this summer and don't mind a vacation that comes with a heavy dose of socialist propaganda and leader worship, North Korea says it's just the place for you.


Village People Return to Chicago for a Pride Fest Concert

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jun 1
Beginning their 38th year as the "kings of disco," the Village People return to Chicago for a special Pride Fest Concert and 80s Dance Party Saturday.