Mongolia was once considered among the least likely of former communist nations to make a successful transition to democracy. But it now holds regular national elections and its economy is poised for growth.
12/31/2009 01:15 pm
Some Florida neighborhoods are overrun with peacocks, but not all agree that the colorful birds should be removed.
12/31/2009 01:00 pm
At least 30 states will see new laws going into effect on New Year's Day. Many of the new laws reflect zeitgeist concerns on health, technology, and the economy.
12/31/2009 11:25 am
Buried super-cooled electrical cables may replace towering transmission lines and carry solar and wind energy efficiently over long distances.
12/31/2009 10:57 am
Chinese author Mian Mian – whose works include 'Panda Sex' and 'Acid Lover' – filed the first copyright violation by a Chinese author against Google. She says Google scanned her novel without permission.
12/31/2009 09:56 am
The appeals court ruling could raise the bar for when the electric stun-guns can be deployed. Local police departments said the ruling puts officers' lives in danger.
12/30/2009 06:26 pm
But first, both Muslim Americans and law enforcement have to change the way they interact.
12/30/2009 01:45 pm
Many states fell into a fiscal hole in 2009, and continue to lag behind in economic recovery. A look at ten states facing the biggest budget problems in 2010.
12/30/2009 01:41 pm
British hostage Peter Moore was released after 2-1/2 years in captivity in Iraq. He was among the last of 306 foreigners to be abducted since 2003. British officials praised their Iraqi counterparts' efforts in securing Moore's release.
12/30/2009 12:09 pm
President Obama dramatically changed the tone of his administration's response to the Chirstmas Day attack on Northwest Flight 253, saying Tuesday that information about the alleged bomber 'was not effectively distributed.'
12/29/2009 08:16 pm