Buried super-cooled electrical cables may replace towering transmission lines and carry solar and wind energy efficiently over long distances.
Somali-American men are returning to their homeland to fight alongside Al Shabab, an insurgent group with ties to Al Qaeda. Some experts think an organized recruiting effort is responsible for luring them back to Somalia.
Minnesota and Ohio joined Michigan in its lawsuit to close an Illinois canal connecting a tributary of the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan. The states say the invasion of Asian carp through the canal could destroy the Great Lakes ecosystem.
Big winter storm galloping across the US has been blamed in three road deaths. Conditions are grounding flights in Minneapolis, other cities.
Sunbelt states like Nevada and Florida are seeing residents pack up and leave, according to a new census report.
Budget deficits for 2010 have worsened in 39 states in the past two or three months, according to a new analysis by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
YouTube salutes the touching, surprising, and wacky videos that smashed their way into pop culture this year.
First Lady Michelle Obama is featured on the March 2009 cover of Vogue, shot by photographer Annie Leibovitz.