Topic: New Year's
Florida set its presidential primary for Jan. 31, leapfrogging the designated early states. To restore order to the 2012 primary calendar, Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada are weighing moves, too.
10/04/2011 09:53 am
Stuffed grape leaves are a popular appetizer across Europe and the Middle East.
05/16/2011 10:00 am
The potential plot, sketched out in a vague note last year, was more significant in that it showed that bin Laden was not just a figurehead of Al Qaeda but an active leader.
05/06/2011 09:58 am
As protests continue in the wake of a Jan. 1 church bombing, the fault lines are growing between the Egypt's Copts and its secular regime.
01/14/2011 05:15 pm
Absent a final explanation, wild theories abound concerning reasons Arkansans' saw blackbirds fall from sky and fish die off en masse. The event revives superstitions about birds as omens.
01/03/2011 06:49 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/03
Dead red-winged blackbirds, starlings, and grackles rained down on Beebe, Ark., on New Year's Eve, freaking out local residents. After 3,000 birds fall from sky, state biologists look for answers.
01/03/2011 01:02 pm
Floodwaters covering an area in Queensland, Australia almost as large as Mexico have been described as a disaster of "biblical proportions."
01/01/2011 10:58 am
The Zeignarik effect explains that we remember undone tasks better than those we've accomplished. This can stall progress by keeping us unfulfilled or mired in regret. If we let the Z-effect motivate us instead, our unfinished business can catapult us into meaningful steps forward.
12/31/2010 01:05 pm
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said that his country will support UN-sanctioned military intervention as fears of the tension devolving into genocide and civil war grow.
12/31/2010 08:37 am