United Farm Workers legend Dolores Huerta is among the 13 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients.
When Dave Mustaine made a number of homophobic comments and supported GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum, much of the metal community was in uproar.
These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.
"Our response: Hey, stop using our music on your racist, misogynist, right-wing clown show."
Oreos - with their dark chocolate shells and creamy white center - have been a household name for a long time. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the sandwich cookies, reports the AFL-CIO blog.
In a ceremony last week, the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica named its Information Resource Center for the African American singer-actor-activist Paul Robeson.
Based on societal trends and extensive study, technology giant IBM has predicted that in the near future, machines will read minds.
In Colorado Springs, Colo., the U.S. Air Force Academy has dedicated an $80,000 outdoor worship center to followers of alternative religions.
Cuba's Ministry of Culture and others are inviting writers to submit essays for their ninth annual International Essay Contest, "Thinking against the Mainstream."
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed November 1 -2 in many Mexican communities in the U.S.