Poinsettias have become a hoiday staple, brightening homes at holidaytime with colors from cheery red to frosty white.
As stone tablets gave way the codex, the future of reading is digital – but will the e-reader and the e-book change the nature of how we read?
Hijabs du jour and hijab don'ts: Whether the Muslim veil takes the gentle Pakistani drape or the face-hugging Saudi wrap, it is a style statement.
Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate and social conservative, criticizes the selection process in NY-23 race, but sees room in party for liberal Republicans.
In Israel, popular weatherman Robert Olinsky – an American immigrant from New Jersey – had an accent that put him at odds with Hebrew purists.
The usual rules don’t apply in conference committee, where House and Senate bills – including upcoming health reform legislation – go to be reconciled.
Newly elected moderate and conservative Democrats helped the party build a ‘big tent’ majority in the House. But those very same members – worrying about 2010 elections – are threatening Democrats' majority on major votes.
A North Carolina man and the ACLU are suing Cary, N.C., after the town told him to remove a protest slogan he had painted on the side of his home. He says it's a free-speech issue, but the town argues he's breaking local zoning laws.
Ireland, amid fast cultural change, is set to approve civil unions for same sex couples.
The 38-to-24 vote in the New York state Senate is a fresh and stinging defeat for gay marriage, which was also recently rejected in Maine. Now, the New Jersey legislature might take up this issue.