When Lori Anne Madison, 6, takes the stage Wednesday, she will be stepping into history as the youngest person to compete in the National Spelling Bee.
Lori Anne Madison, 6, will be the youngest person to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Pennsylvania teen Sukanya Roy was tantalizingly close to the Scripps National Spelling Bee's final rounds in previous years. Now, she's taken the prize.
Frank Neuhauser, who won the first National Spelling Bee in the United States by correctly spelling "gladiolus," has died, a Maryland funeral home confirmed Tuesday.
An unyielding and exuberant Sen. Lisa Murkowski thanked her supporters on election night as she appeared headed to a once-improbable victory in Alaska's Senate contest.
Phyllophorous: an adjective meaning "leaf-bearing" or, alternately, "the word that exiled me to the oft-fabled Crying Room at the 1986 National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C."
The Scripps National Spelling Bee kicks off Wednesday, with 273 contestants taking part in preliminary competition. The finals are Friday.
The winner of the 82nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee said Friday she is "pretty excited" but a little tired.
CNN.com's Melissa Long fine tunes her spell check with spelling bee champ Kavya Shivashankar.
Thirteen-year-old Kavya Shivashankar of Olathe, Kansas, spelled "laodicean," Thursday night to take top honors in the 82nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Friday night marks the biggest changing of the guard in late-night TV in 17 years, and the Pick of the Week: Jay Leno says his last good-night (to 11:35 p.m. ET, anyway) and gives the chair to Conan O'Brien.
Finalists squared off Friday in the 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Sameer Mishra, a 13-year-old from West Lafayette, Indiana, won the 81st Scripps National Spelling Bee Friday night
As the 80th National Spelling Bee champion is crowned, here's a look at where some of the past winners are today
Having spelled "serrefine" to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Evan O'Dorney is ready to tackle an even more unusual challenge for a 13-year-old boy
Walk into your local Starbucks these days and it's hard to miss all the spelling-bee related stuff.
This weekend gives you a choice between a feature film starring Adam Sandler and a TV movie about Scott Peterson.