Forget GDP, say a growing number of cities and nations. Instead, they're measuring happiness and hope to increase it.
NASA sent its Deep Impact probe to comet Tempel 1 in 2005, but failed to get the data it wanted. Now, with Stardust-NExT returning this Monday, NASA gets a second shot.
India's private sector is strong, but the public sector's mismanagement of the Commonwealth Games may have tarnished the image of India as an investment opportunity, say economic analysts.
Congress is considering legislation that would punish China for devaluing its currency, a policy the Obama administration regards as hindering US jobs growth. But some say protectionism is even more costly.
The federal government enacted a six-month moratorium on offshore drilling in deep waters in the wake of the Gulf oil spill. Depending on who you ask, it is either an environmental necessity or an economic disaster.
Giant propeller-shaped structures appear to be created by a new class of hidden moons.
The Obama administration will argue its case on deepwater drilling Thursday. The government issued the moratorium in the wake of the Gulf oil spill, but a judge blocked it last month.
As America becomes more diverse, interethnic and interracial marriage has become much more common, according to a Pew report released Friday.
British scientist Stephen Hawking says that aliens might 'conquer and colonize' Earth. His colleagues disagree.