As public school teachers face what may be the longest string of layoffs ever, the private sector gets a boost. Transport and janitorial contractors, online tutoring companies, and private schools are among those seeing a more talented workforce or an uptick in business.
Although it's usually overshadowed by its much larger sister city, Kansas City, Kan., beat out more than 1,100 cities to host Google's next-generation Internet service. Google promises 100 times the speed of today's broadband Internet.
McWeddings in Hong Kong are only the latest iteration of the fast-food wedding. Besides McWeddings, couples get married at places like Taco Bell and White Castle.
Car of the year award went to GM. Ford grabbed truck of the year. US automakers are rebounding.
Could very high speed Internet be the next place-based economic development strategy? Google is in a position to find out.
Internet service from the Chattanooga Electric Power Board's new Fiber Optics network will provide a 1 gigabit-per-second Internet service.
Pilgrims in southern Spain ride horses en route to the shrine of El Rocio in Donana national park during the annual El Rocio pilgrimage, on Tuesday in Sanlucar de Barrameda, near to Cadiz. The pilgrimage to Almonte, which houses the Virgin del Rocio, is the largest in Spain, with hundreds of thousands of devotees in traditional outfits converging in a burst of color as they make their way on horseback and decorated carriages across the Andalusian countryside.
Teen suicide attributed to bullying has educators and parents examining how school climate contributes to and can be changed to help the problem.