In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Agatha, a 330-foot-deep sinkhole opened up in the middle of Guatemala City. How do sinkholes form in the first place?
06/01/2010 07:23 pm
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
06/01/2010 11:50 am
A fresh and remarkable look at the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the hunt for his killer.
05/31/2010 07:35 am
The average US price of regular gasoline is now $2.75 a gallon, down from $2.87 a month ago. The last time prices at the gas pump fell leading up to Memorial Day was in 2005.
05/28/2010 06:09 pm
Dennis Blair, director of national intelligence, will resign effective May 28. The Senate Intelligence Committee this week heavily criticized his agency's handling of recent terror incidents, including the Christmas bomber.
05/20/2010 09:25 pm
Ever since Winston Churchill coined the phrase 'special relationship' in 1945, the number of syllables in US presidents' and British premiers' names have often matched. Was David Cameron destined to become a three-syllable premier alongside Barack Obama?
05/13/2010 02:31 pm
The Arizona immigration law set off a national powder keg. But state lawmakers are not shying away from the issue – and some appear to be inspired by Arizona.
05/10/2010 09:01 pm
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will be questioned vigorously during Senate confirmation hearings. But she was confirmed last year as solicitor general – and won seven Republican votes.
05/10/2010 02:53 pm
In the wake of a romaine lettuce recall, Kroger, Giant Eagle, Ingles Markets say they'll refund customers who return salads made with the suspect lettuce.
05/07/2010 04:45 pm
The lettuce recall involves romaine 'grab and go' salads sold at in-store salad bars and delis in Kroger, Giant Eagle, Ingles Markets, and Marsh stores.
05/07/2010 11:34 am