The deep freeze that grips much of the US brought the coldest temperatures in decades to parts of a shivering South. Usually mild, the region scrambles to shelter the homeless and help the stranded.
By 2015, Chinese wages will be high enough that it will be just as cheap to manufacture goods for the US market in America. Some US manufacturers aren't waiting.
When people are passionate about the place they live, the local economy blossoms, according to a Gallup survey of 26 US cities.
What does it mean to serve in the US military today? A former lieutenant in the Nuclear Submarine Service shares his story.
Niall Ferguson examines a German life of privilege, lived through a significant swath of European history.
Facebook may know more about you than your government does.