Vancouver opens a quadrennial rite that, with its daring triple axels, suborbital ski jumps, and inspiring teamwork, can uplift a world weary of conflict and recession.
Even the NFL, accustomed to hoopla from Super Bowl teams' home towns, must be a little taken aback by the pre-game buildup in New Orleans. As for copyrights to 'Who Dat?', the locals gave NFL the smackdown.
A full moon is seen in Islamabad, Pakistan on Jan. 29. The full moon this weekend, called the wolf moon, will be the brightest and biggest of the year.
The number of long-term unemployed – 6.1 million – is the most since the US started keeping track in 1948. Here is a look at some of these people as they search for a job.
Golden State lawmakers ask which is more important: building the nation's largest solar-energy farm or protecting a fragile ecosystem?
President Obama announced Thursday that California would receive $2.7 billion to boost its high-speed rail plan. The state hopes to link Los Angeles and San Francisco by 2017.
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.
The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday capping the number of medical marijuana dispensaries and placing restrictions on where they could be located.