(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio State University was granted a trademark to use the word "THE" on apparel and merchandise to promote its athletic teams. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office had previously rejected Ohio State's application, claiming the trademark appeared to be for a "merely... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. veterans from Alabama, Andy Huynh, 27, and Alexander Drueke, 39, volunteered to fight alongside the Ukrainian military against Russia, but haven’t been heard from in days. Family members are desperately waiting for word after two Americans who volunteered to assist... Read More.
Actor Brett Goldstein got great mileage out of the "f" word in Ted Lasso -- and even out of character used it profusely in accepting his Emmy last year. But now he's taught it to the fuzzy residents of Sesame Street. However, it's not the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- "The biggest science event of the year quickly became the biggest political debate in our country, and the word at the center of both stories is vaccine," Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster’s editor at large, said in a press release. "Few words can... Read More.
Some Hollywood stars -- and one former president -- are among this year's Grammy nominees in the Best Spoken Word Album categories. Reading Rainbow icon and Star Trek: The Next Generation veteran LeVar Burton was recognized for his reading of the audiobook version of Aftermath. Don Cheadle was nominated for his work on... Read More.
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has announced a U.S. spoken word tour for 2022. The outing is set to kick off January 17 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and will wrap up March 12 in Las Vegas, followed shortly thereafter by a run through Canada. For... Read More.
When he's not collaborating with seemingly every artist under the sun, Elton John is speaking out various topical issues, and one of them in particular really has him riled up. Elton has been complaining for months that since "Brexit" -- when the U.K. left the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The most restrictive abortion law in the nation took effect in Texas early Wednesday, effectively barring the procedure across the state, as the U.S. Supreme Court remained silent on an emergency request from women’s health groups to block the measure while... Read More.
David Bowie's estate has partnered with the LA Pop Art apparel company to launch a new collection of Bowie-themed shirts and other items featuring interesting hand-drawn "word art" designs. The collection offers two different designs featured on long-sleeved and short-sleeved T-shirts, tank tops and sweatshirts... Read More.
By OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After Dictionary.com named "pandemic" its Word of the Year, users of the online dictionary elected "unprecedented" as the People's Choice 2020 Word of the Year."Unprecedented" beat out "pandemic" by a small... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In what would have been unthinkable a year ago to what seems like a fairly obvious choice now, Merriam-Webster announced on Monday that its Word of the Year is “pandemic.”“Sometimes... Read More.