Topic: Hurricane Katrina
Common names for plants can be colorful and descriptive. Maybe you've heard of dooryard plant or hearts a bustin'.
03/05/2011 09:05 am
Geomagnetic storm: A true monster storm has the potential to wreak havoc on a global scale, knocking out communications systems, endangering satellites and astronauts and causing perhaps trillions of dollars in damages.
02/18/2011 05:12 pm
In November, an additional 394,957 new recipients were added to the food stamps program.
02/03/2011 11:42 am
Forecasters are cautiously optimistic that Yasi will not drop the majority of its rain on Queensland’s already hard hit areas. The state is still cleaning up from devastating floods.
02/01/2011 08:30 am
Foreclosures have been huge in cities that rode the real estate bubble in the West and in Florida. But the fastest rise in foreclosures is taking place primarily in far less frothy metropolitan areas of the Southeast, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. North Carolina alone was home to four of the Top 10 fastest-rising foreclosure metros last year. While their foreclosure rates are still quite low compared with most places, these metros and their plight illustrate how the poor economy is driving the housing crisis now.
01/28/2011 09:51 am
In Pictures Space photos of the day: Massive Storms
In its worst flood since 1974, Australia's Brisbane focuses on speedy relief and a long recovery.
01/18/2011 03:57 pm
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognize African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults. The following titles are aptly crafted to shed light on real issues even as they engage young literary minds.
01/14/2011 09:44 am
Brandi Favre has been in trouble with the law before. Brandi Favre made a court appearance on Thursday.
01/13/2011 02:58 pm
Food stamps went to an additional 290,000 recipients in October, a federal survey shows.
01/12/2011 04:40 pm