While most federal workers have a snow day, the Smithsonian Institution is opening several museums to visitors at their regular times.
NYC mayor skips St. Pat's parade amid tension over gays; Ireland official promotes 'Irishness'
AP PHOTOS: Hindus celebrate Holi festival with joyful bursts of bright colors
Dr. Drew, One Minute Clinic
NYC to host old-fashioned Easter egg hunt with giant eggs and a high-tech twist: an app
AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean
Game makers to explore misogyny, racism and homophobia at annual gathering
LA's Getty Museum exhibition displays 'the best of the best' of photographer Ansel Adams' work
To play or not to play? Corporate sponsorship, pop star domination raises questions about SXSW
"Media" has expanded beyond TV sets and movie screens. Phones, tablets and computers can be educational, but should there be a limit?
More than 100 years since the first woman earned her pilot's license, there is still a significant gap between the number of women and men involved in aviation.
Disappearance of Flight 370 unveils flaws in aviation system, but change not guaranteed
Michelle Obama wants to help more people cook at home, says it saves money, is healthy option
GOP gubernatorial hopeful Hogan making St. Patrick's Day swing through western Md.
Communicating with plants is getting more involved. A new device converts the activities of plants into music, but are they responding to humans?
St. Patrick's Day festivities kick off with bagpipes and beer amid tension over gays in US
Canada-Mexico flight makes emergency landing in Montana after turbulence injures crew members
Putin's Winter Games end under a Crimean cloud as Paralympics flame goes out amid crisis
Auction features ticket to 1867 convention that marked start of racial segregation in baseball
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