Topic: Charleston (South Carolina)
Hispaniola and the southern Bahamas are on alert, as hurricane Irene strengthened to a Category 1 storm Monday. Hurricane Irene is forecast to track 120 miles east of Cape Canaveral by late Friday.
08/22/2011 01:51 pm
Rick Perry touts his track record as a tax cutter and social conservative in Texas, stealing some thunder from other candidates on day of Iowa's straw poll.
08/13/2011 06:29 pm
From 'beef sundaes' to homemade peach preserves, Republican candidates dish it up as they vie for support. But Iowans are casting ballots based more on their minds than their taste buds.
08/13/2011 05:20 pm
Wall Street, after the worst week in years, heard one good piece of news. Friday's jobs report proved better than expected.
08/06/2011 12:16 am
Affordable colleges might be easier to track down now with a new online tool out from the US Department of Education, which compares the cost of attending different kinds of institutions. We put together a list of the most and least expensive 4-year or longer institutions, in three categories: public institutions, not-for-profit institutions, and for-profit institutions. Prices are based on the "net cost" of each, which is the average price after grants or scholarship aid is subtracted from the total cost of attendance. Often, the average net cost is quite different from an institution's listed tuition. The numbers here are based on costs for the 2008-2009 academic year.
07/06/2011 03:16 pm
Want a plant that's a summer show-stopper in the landscape? An expert recommends climbing roses that beautifully fill the bill.
05/31/2011 01:49 pm
Gas prices decline, helping to fuel tourism in North and South Carolina. The fall in gas prices and pent-up demand could give the Carolinas one of their best tourist seasons since the Great Recession.
05/29/2011 07:53 pm
Scotland Yard gave President Obama the codename of "chalaque" during his visit to Britain. The Daily Mail says it's a derogatory term in Punjabi. Asra Nomani's grandmother confirms it's not a nice term in Urdu or Hindi either.
05/25/2011 04:19 pm
What makes a top-notch food blog? Check out Saveur's top picks for 2011.
05/24/2011 06:57 pm
Herman Cain, former CEO of Godfather Pizza, has emerged as the popular favorite after Thursday evening's Republican presidential debate – among the focus group who watched it, anyway.
05/06/2011 12:34 pm