Incumbent mayors are facing tougher-than-usual reelection bids due, in part, to a struggling national economy.
10/27/2009 01:00 am
The asteroid Apophis is very unlikely to smack Earth in 2036. That's the good news from a large group of planetary scientists meeting this week in Puerto Rico
10/08/2009 01:00 am
They're talking about using the budget reconciliation process for some parts, but it could be risky. Part 2 of two.
09/01/2009 01:00 am
Four technologies aim to use heat from the sun to make electricity. But which one has the edge?
08/18/2009 01:00 am
The list of cosmic objects that could hit Earth is growing. Scientists study satellite 'tractors' and nuclear weapons as ways to divert asteroids headed our way.
07/22/2009 01:00 am
On a journey from Plymouth Rock to the Grand Canyon, we find an America that is neither as divided as talk-show histrionics would suggest, nor as sullen as a flagging economy says we should be. We find a country that is struggling, yes, but is also pragmatic and still harbors a little idealism.
07/12/2009 01:00 am
Homeland defense one moment, swine flu the next. She juggles the disparate needs of a cabinet conglomerate.
06/01/2009 01:00 am
Dark comedy swerves uneasily between violence and goofiness as an egotistic mall cop grapples with anger issues.
04/11/2009 01:00 am
The humidity's too high for hugging
03/20/2009 01:00 am
Inspired casting with Amy Adams and Emily Blunt pushes film beyond chick-flick territory.
03/14/2009 01:00 am