America's best chance at the Winter Olympics medal table will come in women's bobsled. Alpine skier Julia Mancuso and women's short track team could also medal, but are not favorites.
Quirky, comical essays explore the relationship between Russian literature and life.
The ground-breaking DNA study not only proved that King Tut wasn't murdered. It marks a new chapter in the application of modern science to ancient history.
With close to 4 million people in Spain out of work, one business is booming: debt collectors who use public shaming to extract payment.
At the Westminster dog show 2010, Scottish Terrier 'Sadie' took best in show. She's the eighth Scottie to win at Westminster.
Other countries that use the euro want to see proof that Greece is taking painful austerity measures before they spell out what a rescue might look like. It's a return to concern about 'moral hazard' -- which got trampled in the rescue of the US financial system.
Johnny Weir performs during an exhibition at the US Figure Skating Championships in Spokane, Wash., on Jan. 24.
After years of overspending, Greece and other heavily indebted nations need the sacrifice and budget discipline symbolized by Ash Wednesday and Lent.