Massive droughts caused by wildfires in Texas have ravaged the environment, incited a tug of war for available water, and fundamentally changed the way of life for the state’s millions of residents.
The International Court of Justice is expected to rule any day on a Costa Rica-Nicaragua border dispute. The case has caused the 'Switzerland of Central America' to reexamine its commitment to disarmament.
Few dispute that texting while driving is risky. But the usual solution – laws banning behind-the-wheel texting – has not made a dent in the number of car crashes, according to new safety findings.
Dip into Katharine Weber's novel 'True Confections,' take a tour of early Oscar contenders in a new DVD collection, listen to Midlake's newest CD, and more.
The mother of the King of Pop joins, at least for now, the ranks of grandparents raising grandchildren.
As it once sucked the life out of Main Street, the suburban mall is being reconsidered – or torn down – as towns move back to the concept of a multiuse town center.
In many cities across the US, homeowners are filing record numbers of assessment appeals, wanting their property taxes to reflect their shrinking value of their houses.
The current gas crisis is worse than the 2005 shortages after hurricanes Katrina and Rita, say some experts.