Topic: Houston (Texas)
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has moved from a Tucson, Ariz., hospital to the next phase of her recovery: rehabilitation. The Arizona Democrat has already shown signs of affection, determination, and appreciation for public support as she embarks on the comeback trail after being shot in the head two weeks ago. It's a difficult road, but one that others in the public eye have also walked. Here's a look at Giffords and five other profiles in perseverance. It can't claim to be a "Top 5" list, but the people exemplify grace and courage in the face of extreme adversity.
01/22/2011 06:37 pm
Local utilities and states push to add car charging stations in anticipation of more E-cars hitting the road.
01/12/2011 01:34 pm
Stricter deep-water drilling regulations mean Gulf Coast waters are likely to yield less oil this year. Energy firms may shift attention abroad.
01/11/2011 05:24 pm
How is the great state of Texas faring in the 21st century?
01/10/2011 01:05 pm
In Pictures NFL draft 2011 prospects
The president's commission on the Gulf oil spill has roundly criticized BP's role in the disaster. But it's appearing less likely that the British oil giant will be charged with gross negligence.
01/06/2011 02:42 pm
The confirmation last week of the largest underwater discovery of natural gas in a decade off Israeli shores is stirring hopes that Israel could become energy independent.
01/06/2011 11:24 am
From Shangri-La to Brooklyn, here are three promising memoirs due for release in the early months of 2011.
01/04/2011 11:42 am
There's no better way to face the new year than with a good book in hand. Here are 15 promising-looking nonfiction books, all due for release early in 2011.
01/02/2011 01:21 pm
Christmas cards – some 13,000 of them – were collected for a Nashville worker's annual drive to cheer wounded US troops.
12/22/2010 02:28 pm