During Queen Elizabeth II's first state visit to the United States she and Prince Philip dined at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
02/18/2011 02:10 pm
A massive fireball lit up the daytime sky over much of the East Coast on Monday, as what was most likely a meteor burned up in the earth's atmosphere.
02/16/2011 01:09 pm
Extended unemployment benefits – after the first 26 weeks – are paid by Uncle Sam, but only if states pass legislation allowing it. So far, 37 states and D.C. are on board, four have unemployment levels too low to qualify, and nine just haven't taken action.
02/07/2011 05:58 pm
A British author questions many things we think we know about the history of roses.
02/07/2011 05:07 pm
Mexico City? A haven for Steelers fans? That’s right. In this megalopolis, which shares just about nothing in common with the Steel City, you will find some of the most avid Steelers fans around.
02/06/2011 12:44 pm
At the National Prayer Breakfast, he admitted that his 'faith journey has had its twists and turns,' but he also said a frequent prayer is that he 'might walk closer with God.'
02/03/2011 04:27 pm
Since 9/11, the number of Muslim-American terrorism suspects and perpetrators has averaged about 16 a year. Last year was slightly higher, but way down from 2009.
02/02/2011 03:47 pm
Illinois will be the sixth state to recognize civil unions for gay couples. Three states have seen civil unions act as a springboard toward the legalization of gay marriage.
01/31/2011 07:10 pm
As another mega-storm bears down on a large swath of the US, snow-encrusted cities and states scramble to cover rising costs of snow plowing. FEMA might help, but qualifying for aid isn't easy.
01/31/2011 04:52 pm
Thousands of Jews found refuge in Europe's only Muslim state, where an ancient honor code saw all as guests.
01/31/2011 03:10 pm