For the first time, students applying for federal financial aid won't be asked the name of their mother or father. Instead, the Department of Education is replacing the gender-specific terms with more generic ones officials said better reflect the changing nature of the American family.
The Hollywood image of Tonto once had the Lone Ranger's sidekick wearing a thin headband and lots of dangling fringes. The latest Disney version has a shirtless Johnny Depp adorned with feathers, a painted face and a stuffed crow on his head.
The Republican chairman of the House oversight panel is asking a veteran diplomat and a former chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff for sworn testimony about their investigation into the deaths of four Americans at a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya.