On Saturday morning, an hour or so before Chicago's annual St. Patrick's Day parade, members of Chicago's Journeymen Plumbers Union added about 40 pounds of dye to the Chicago River, temporarily transforming a stretch of the waterway into a vivid green.
Not only are engaged couples cutting back on wedding spending, some are also deciding that having the ceremony in a church adds meaning.
Since 1970s, loose association of conservation-minded urban areas has grown up worldwide.
In tough times, people are increasingly turning to activities such as board games and musical evenings with friends.
Wild ‘apes’ stole my snuggly! A macaque on Gibraltar snatches her toddler’s favorite toy and a woman finds out about Europe’s only wild primates.
The US will launch the Kepler spacecraft Friday to look for other Earths.