A southern Sudanese man with his face covered in mud attends a rally in Juba. Sudan is heading for an acrimonious split but while southern leaders want political independence from the north, economic realities may keep them uncomfortably dependent on their former foes. Most analysts expect the south -- which produces almost 75 percent of Sudan's 500,000 barrels per day of oil -- to secede after January.
At left is the suit John Lennon wore on the cover of the The Beatles' Abbey Road album, which sold at auction for $46,000 at the Braswell Galleries in Norwalk, Conn, on Jan. 1.
Poll shows 65 percent of New Jersey voters would not back Gov. Chris Christie for president. Still, his job-approval rating is 'not bad' for a GOP governor of a blue state.
First Apple computer started a tech revolution. And now, for a couple hundred thousand bucks, you can get your hands on the Apple-I.
ARC Tunnel: Christie on Wednesday permanently scrapped a $9 billion-plus rail tunnel connecting his state and New York City, a decision that cements his reputation as a cost-cutter and comes at the expense of commuters who endure frequent delays.
Barbie goes on the auction block Oct. 20. If she pulls in what she's expected to, she'll be the most expensive doll in Barbie's 51-year history. Here are the Top 4 most expensive Barbies, according to most-expensive.net:
President Obama says government aid to states kept the unemployment rate from rising. Republicans say government spending is undercutting an economic recovery.
Roman helmet: The helmet with face mask is described as an outstanding example of fine Roman metalwork. It was not designed for use in combat and would have been used during cavalry sporting events.
Mark Zuckerberg is worth $4.9 billion, according to Fortune magazine. His massive donation establishes him as a major player in philanthropy, placing him alongside others made wealthy by technology innovations, including Microsoft Corp. co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen.