Residents of Woodland, Country Durham, England, have been complaining of a low hum that lasts between midnight and 4 a.m. every night.
Rising world demand and supply shortages will push up food prices 2 to 4 percent this year, maybe more.
An Indiana earthquake Thursday, measured at a magnitude of 3.8, is the strongest ever recorded in that part of the state, which rarely sees earthquakes. No damage has been reported.
Indiana flooding was caused by heavy thunderstorms that dumped up to five inches of rain in central Indiana.
A thorough – and sometimes painful – examination of the struggles of the US auto industry.
The nation's entrepreneurial prowess may be the best hope to stem 9.7 percent unemployment. Companies from a laser-tech firm to a baby-sitting network are harnessing new ideas – and helping reinvent the economy.
Christmas displays have been a big part of the culture wars for years, and 2009 is no different. Hot spots include Sonoma County in California, where angel and star ornaments in government buildings caused controversy.
On a journey from Plymouth Rock to the Grand Canyon, we find an America that is neither as divided as talk-show histrionics would suggest, nor as sullen as a flagging economy says we should be. We find a country that is struggling, yes, but is also pragmatic and still harbors a little idealism.