Leaving the political controversy aside, the proposed Islamic community center would fit very well into – and improve – the urban landscape around ground zero. The same can’t be said for the sleazy shops nearby.
Insurance rates for cars aren't necessarily the cheapest in these five states. But their residents earn enough that they pay the lowest percentage of their median income to insure a car, according to new numbers from InsWeb, an online website that compares insurance rates. Is your state on the list? [Editor's note: The cost figures were changed to reflect annual rates.]
Matt Sky, a freelance Web designer (l.) stands in the middle of a debate with New Yorkers on both sides of the debate surrounding the proposed Muslim center near the ground zero site in New York City's financial district. Sky's sign drew several reactions from pedestrians passing by the site at 51 Park Place. The proposed Muslim center which will be modeled largely after the Y.M.C.A. has polarized Americans across the country.
The debate over the so-called Ground Zero mosque planned for lower Manhattan is bringing to the fore a debate over the meaning of America's growing Muslim population.
The count of lying to the FBI – the one conviction the jury in the Rod Blagojevich trial handed down Tuesday – is often included to make sure a jury returns at least one guilty verdict. The other counts may have been too complex.
Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger sounds atrocious, but many who've tried it become fans. Will a restaurant chain pick it up?
The debate over the so-called ground zero mosque has rekindled an old debate over who belongs in America. It has also given us an opportunity to finally stamp out the recurring nativist impulse to exclude feared groups from our midst.
To keep the Internet humming, more undersea communications lines will need to be added.
With combat operations set to end in Iraq, many veterans come home diagnosed with post traumatic stress syndrome and other maladies related to modern war. What's being done to help.
Craigslist killer suspect Philip Markoff was found dead in a jail cell where he was awaiting trial, say Massachusetts authorities. Police suspect Markoff committed suicide. The 2009 murder case prompted Craiglist to examine its policy toward posting erotic photos and ads for prostitution.