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A fusty old tome? Fuhgeddaboudit. The Oxford English Dictionary regularly updates to reflect English's evolution. The latest additions include "gender-fluid," "biatch" and a batch of Dahlesque words.
Fifteen years later, some of the places with heightened security restrictions following the terrorist attacks remain that way.
The actress, best known for roles in "Pulp Fiction" and "The Wedding Singer," died early Sunday surrounded by loved ones, family members said.
More than 1,000 survivors, family members of victims and dignitaries marked the anniversary at a ceremony at Ground Zero.
Fifteen years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the remains of 40 percent of the World Trade Center victims have not been identified. Their families have been waiting for advances in DNA technology.
Snail mail might be ancient history on the USS Enterprise, but now you can find the starship on a new set of commemorative stamps.
Air bag software linked with one death has GM recalling more than 4 million cars, mostly in the U.S., in several models years from 2014 to 2017.
A Pew Research Center study found the population growth among U.S. Latinos fell to 2.8 percent annually between 2007 and 2014, while for Asian Americans it increased to 3.4 percent.
The Federal Aviation Administration is warning owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone not to turn their phones on or charge them during flights — and not to put the devices in checked bags, either.
The movement to bring awareness to sexual harassment and assault on public transport has gained steam in the last several years.
Muslim Americans are more engaged in public life, and interfaith outreach efforts expanded notably after Sept. 11. But terrorism concerns continue to drive anti-Islam and anti-foreigner sentiment.
Pope Francis performed the ceremony that canonized the Albanian-born nun. The L.A. archdiocese will honor her with a special Sunday afternoon mass.
Why is it so hard to undo rumors and conspiracy theories? It may be that letting go of these beliefs means letting go of who you think you are.
In 2000, the Florida ballots of overseas service members were a key point of controversy in the contested Bush vs. Gore election. Now, 16 years later, little has changed for most overseas troops, who still vote absentee mostly through international mail.
Even as China presses ahead with a military buildup in the South China Sea, the U.S. invited it to take part in the world's largest naval exercise at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.
Shirtless L.A. activists will strut down Venice Beach in celebration of GoTopless Day, which promotes gender equality.