BMW grabbed the top spot as the world's most valuable car brand in the BrandZ Top 100 Global survey, edging out Toyota. BMW brand value has risen 10 percent over the past year.
Mercedes-Benz has plans to launch new small cars over the next few years in its battle to overtake Audi for second place behind BMW. A new German report suggests Mercedes-Benz can accomplish it by 2015.
A gunman firing at cars in Hollywood was fatally shot Friday by Los Angeles police.
Ig Nobel prize winners this year include a team who created a fire alarm using the smell of wasabi, research on the effects of withholding urine, and others. The light-hearted science prizes are funny, but also aim to make people think.
'Barefoot Bandit' Colton Harris-Moore robbed houses and stole planes, boats, and cars before being caught in the Bahamas last summer. Now, Fox is making a movie about him. Colton-Harris has said all the money from the deal will go to his victims.
European consumption of South America’s cocaine doubled in the decade. Much of that trade comes through Africa, leaving a trail of domestic users.
Existing home sales dipped below an annual rate of 5 million in May. Not counting condos and coops, single-family home sales stand at 4.2 million a year, which, if it held for all of 2011, would be lower than the worst of the slump in 2008. But home prices vary dramatically, depending upon where you live in the United States: the average listing for a typical four-bedroom, two bathroom house in the most expensive real-estate market is more than 40 times the average listing in the least expensive city, according to a recent survey of more than 2,300 markets by Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Here are the Top 5 most and least expensive cities. Is yours on the list?
How a cautious American academic and his flirtatious daughter met evil in Hitler’s Germany.
Medicaid coverage is 'way more than adequate,' South Carolina legislator says, as state Senate gives initial approval to new Medicaid budget.