Shawnee Mission East High School teacher David Muhammad is among the most skilled martial artists in the world and the No.1 seed on this year's U.S. Karate team _ but he knows he's got more going for him when it comes to connecting with students.
Officials in charge of fixing up the Memphis home where Aretha Franklin was born say they are working with the DIY Network to move the crumbling structure to a safer location and make it more attractive for visitors.
A white man serving a three- to six-year sentence in a Pennsylvania prison for beating a black man at a Pittsburgh rail station during a drunken argument has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime involving the same assault.
Before Timothy Showalter issued "HEAL," the emphatic 2014 album that established his band Strand of Oaks as one of the leading lights of the Philadelphia rock renaissance, he put out three other records under the SOA banner.
The Brit Awards recognized big international stars including Drake and Beyonce and a cross-section of home-grown talent, but the ceremony was overshadowed by the much-missed David Bowie and George Michael.