There's a gap between skills US manufacturers want and skills workers have, Obama said during a visit to a hybrid-car repair lab Wednesday. Can job training at community colleges help close it?
The number of books we buy is not the same thing as the number of books we read.
Amazon released its "Most Well-Read Cities in America" list this week and guess what? It mirrors its "Most Romantic Cities in America" list from 2010.
Asian workers play cricket on their day off in Hamad Town, Bahrain.
Gas prices hit a national average of $3.83 a gallon on Monday, according to AAA. Six states now have prices above $4 a gallon.
Southwest Airlines fuselage failure wasn't expected to happen so soon, Boeing says. Of 80 planes ordered for inspection in US by FAA, all but two belong to Southwest Airlines.
In recent weeks, the price of a barrel of oil has stayed at about $100 a barrel, and gasoline prices have been edging closer to $4 a gallon. The costs are apparently due to events half a world away, in the Middle East. Even though plenty of oil is around, there is fear of further disruptions, and consumers, business people, and politicians have all been making adjustments. Here are eight ways that higher energy prices are starting to affect America.
A Japanese woman who lives in Israel holds fake flowers during an annual Japanese cherry blossom festival at the botanical gardens in Jerusalem on Feb. 25, 2011.
Temporary jobs always surge after recessions, until companies gain confidence and create permanent jobs. Is this time different?
The Sojourner rover is shown on the surface of Mars just after leaving the Mars Pathfinder Saturday, July 5, 1997 in this image from NASA