A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia.
When Somali refugees began arriving in the Seattle area in the 1980s, many of the women created small businesses that tapped their culture's passion for raising children, and provided them a way to support their families in a new land far from the wars of East Africa.
The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, even as he dismisses the move as political correctness gone too far.
A federal judge has tossed out a woman's lawsuit against Home Depot over the deaths of her husband and two children who had sought refuge inside the big-box store destroyed during the devastating 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri.