In hurricane's wake, local artists found themselves competing with outsiders to record the event.
From July 13 through Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose every day. History suggests we might see another streak soon.
The share of Americans driving while intoxicated was 2.2 percent in a new survey. But 16.3 percent of drivers had traces of drugs in their system.
They've dropped 5 cents over the past week and oil is down from $71 to below $60 a barrel. But lower fuel prices may not make an impression on recession-hit consumers.
By the end of July, it should be clear whether his top legislative initiatives – healthcare reform and climate-change legislation – are on track.
Twelve more countries are on the US watch list this year for failing to combat trafficking, as the recession makes workers vulnerable to exploitation.
Higher US rates signal an economy on the mend, but they could also extend the housing slump and add to the federal debt.