$100,000 DiCaprio car: Environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio buys a luxury plug-in hybrid 2012 Fisker Karma that reinvents the way a 'green' car looks – and drives.
Among the top-scoring places in the world that participated in a recent exam, math proficiency of 15-year-olds was well above 50 percent. One US state, Massachusetts, cleared that mark, barely.
Rigid standards are shutting out aspiring teachers. States must evaluate potential teachers without traditional certification in ways that don't push needed talent away.
The Dow suffered its worst day since December 2008, when the US was sliding into recession. The flight to bonds was so extreme that stock market investors were paying the US to hold their money.
Protesters gathered outside the 2014 World Cup qualifying draw this weekend in Rio de Janeiro to demand that the soccer tournament stay free of corruption. They promised to keep up pressure as the event nears.
Last week's attacks in Norway have put Western Europe's far right in the spotlight, despite their rapid condemnation of Anders Behring Breivik's actions. These parties share some of the anti-immigrant and anti-Islam opinions that spurred Mr. Breivik. Who are some of these rising parties on the right? (RELATED STORY: Norway massacre likely to ramp up monitoring of right-wing groups)
The European Union yesterday imposed a four-year deadline on member countries to come up with plans for facilities to permanently store their spent nuclear fuel.
Spotify launches in the US to music-lovers' fanfare. The free cloud-based service offers listeners 15 million songs at the click of a mouse.