In an open letter, 21 former astronauts and six others say Obama is ‘throwing away’ America’s dominance in human spaceflight. The president has outlined major changes to the NASA space program.
The tragic loss of Lech Kaczynski and other leaders of Poland in an airplane crash also may have created momentum toward better reconciliation with Russia -- and fresh appreciation of Poland's stable democracy.
The film industry is fighting proposals to create a 'futures exchange' for investors speculating on Hollywood box office profits and losses. No word yet on who has the screen rights.
John Paul Stevens, the longest serving Supreme Court justice, plans to leave the bench in June. The Stevens retirement allows President Obama to name a second high court justice, opening the way for a likely confirmation battle.
Oprah Winfrey’s new show will debut in 2011, after ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ closes shop, and will travel abroad to interview guests in their own backyard.
College acceptance: At Chicago's Urban Prep charter school, all male and all black, every member of the first graduating class got into a four-year college.
Today's revelation that a Minnesota priest charged in a 2007 sex abuse case involving a teenage girl still practices in India continues to put a spotlight on the Vatican and Pope Benedict.
The Supreme Court Monday declined to take a case that explored when police interrogations violate the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
Readers write in about deficits and taxation, using private money for nuclear power, and the No Child Left Behind law.