Obama will fulfill a deal with his publisher by bringing out a children's book this fall.
One legacy of public housing cuts is the spread of street gang turf battles to new pockets of the city. Gang violence contributed to a high-crime summer.
Some opposition to the so-called Ground Zero mosque reflects concerns for those who lost family in the 9/11 attacks. But many opponents appear uncomfortable with the very idea of Islam. If their opposition succeeds, the chances of what they fear most -- more militant American Muslims -- could increase, critics say.
'Avatar' may have paved the way for the next round of 3D movies, but few 3D films are finding success. Clumsy glasses, high prices, and soaring expectations are to blame, say industry experts.
Elena Kagan, if confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, would shift the balance dramatically – with three women and a Jewish-Catholic bloc. So would the high court look like We the People?
Ocean conveyor belt theory, which posits that warm surface water flows poleward from the tropics and cools, where it then sinks and flows back to the equator, is incorporating some surprising twists and turns.
For powerhouse teams, is a lottery or a two-part tariff the answer?
The Federal Trade Commission is holding hearings on whether government should have any regulatory role as blogs and web-only news sites proliferate. It's a red flag for many journalists.
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.