Something of a rock star among business school teachers Srikumar Rao offers a class that gives his students broader perspectives on their lives.
A federal panel ordered the release of 38,000 from California's prisons to alleviate strain on inmate health care. Gov. Schwarzenegger wants the Supreme Court to overturn the order.
Two US hikers, imprisoned in Iran since last year, are engaged to be married when they return home, according to their mothers who just returned from visiting their children.
Seven-year-old Andrew Kong holds his nose as he stands before the world's largest flower at the Fullerton Arboretum, Calif in 2000. The Indonesian titan arum 'Corpse Flower' has a putrid scent to lure pollinating dung beetles and can sometimes be smelled half a mile away.
With John Paul Stevens retiring, the Supreme Court needs an economist, because the court sets the important long-term economic rules.
A youth plays with an empty camera as he takes a break from fishing in Lake Azuei, near the border with the Dominican Republic in Malpasse, Haiti, on April 1. Fish from Lake Azuei sell for 50 cents at local street markets.
Long before Photoshop and Facebook, upper-crust British ladies were cropping and splicing with giddy abandon and drawing spider webs inhabited with the pasted-on faces of their friends.