Luca Spaghetti, a character from the mega-bestselling "Eat, Pray, Love," tells a story of his own.
05/17/2011 10:50 am
Osama bin Laden wanted Al Qaeda to attack US rail transportation on the 9/11 anniversary, according to intelligence taken from his compound. A 'no-ride list' for Amtrak is being considered.
05/09/2011 07:20 pm
In Pictures High-speed rail worldwide
The main airport remains closed a day after being hit by a tornado that blew out windows and smashed nearby houses.
04/23/2011 03:49 pm
Congress has less and less leeway for closing the budget deficit as outlays for entitlement programs grow.
02/22/2011 03:33 pm
The Obama budget proposal for 2012 includes significant funding increases for scientific research and science education. But some supporters of an innovation agenda say it isn't ambitious enough.
02/14/2011 06:34 pm
Vice President Joe Biden proposes spending $53 billion on a national high-speed rail network, but important Republicans in the House are less than enthused.
02/08/2011 08:39 pm
With the Republican takeover of the House, the shortlist of lawmakers on the rise in both houses of Congress flips, too. Notable is the number of younger members to watch, especially those swept into prominence by the tea party surge. Because this House freshman class - 96 strong, including 87 Republicans - is the largest since 1992, those who speak for them, or claim to, have a leg up. So do those Democrats nimble enough to engage them. Here are ten to watch.
01/31/2011 02:39 pm
For many people in the Northeast, another big winter storm – and the inconveniences it brings – is becoming too much of a pattern. Travel is snarled, schools closed, and snow piles just get higher.
01/27/2011 03:20 pm
Cutting $2.5 trillion in government spending over 10 years is the tea party's first step toward its 'small government' vision. Whether such measures will boost the economy or add jobs is a leap of faith, economists say.
01/26/2011 05:13 pm