On Facebook, the online farming game FarmVille has millions planting, rotating crops, and raising livestock without the cleanup or the smell.
02/01/2010 05:11 pm
Obama's former Senate seat and the governor's office are up for grabs in 2010. The GOP is likely to emerge from the Illinois primary on Tuesday with candidates who can compete well in this blue state.
02/01/2010 04:52 pm
New data from the Highway Loss Data Institute finds that laws requiring hands-free devices for cell phones don't change accident rates.
01/29/2010 04:10 pm
President Obama announced 13 high-speed rail projects worth $8 billion Thursday. It is an 'important beginning,' advocates say, aimed at several key population centers.
01/28/2010 07:44 pm
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address
01/27/2010 09:54 pm
Oregon voters Tuesday approved Measures 66 and 67 that would raise taxes on the wealthy and on businesses. The vote suggests Americans may be willing to accept some types of tax hikes even in these hard times.
01/27/2010 12:21 pm
A ballot before Oregon voters Tuesday would raise taxes on high earners to lower the yawning state deficit. It is being seen as a snapshot of the national mood.
01/26/2010 04:35 pm
Understanding your soil is a critical first step in building a successful garden.
01/25/2010 12:59 pm
The 'Avatar' blockbuster has raised hackles for its portrayal of marines and worship of environmentalism. But it's the 3-d that's the real message as physical and virtual worlds merge.
01/25/2010 08:23 am
US Congress must respond swiftly and forcefully to ensure that corporations do not take over the electoral process.
01/22/2010 01:50 pm