Winter solstice occurred Thursday at 12:30 a.m., Eastern time. Throughout the Northern Hemisphere winter solstice celebrations help beat back winter's gloom and usher in longer days.
12/22/2011 11:40 am
With apologies to carolers everywhere, here are 12 days of Christmas hopes for the global economy and the political leaders struggling to keep it on an even keel.
12/20/2011 02:50 pm
Green energy has long aimed to overthrow fossil fuel's stranglehold on world power generation. But for now, Silicon Valley is taking green energy down a different path.
12/14/2011 03:38 pm
Sixteen states allow medical marijuana for patients with prescriptions. But the Feds have lately cracked down on what they say are abuses by the burgeoning industry. Will 'pot wars' ensue?
12/13/2011 12:54 pm
Tim Tebow has been showered with attention as the Broncos near their first playoff berth since 2005 but time and again it has been kicker Matt Prater who has sealed these recent wins.
12/12/2011 11:35 pm
Occupy Wall Street tried to shut down West Coast ports Monday to show that it had staying power even after its tent cities have been dispersed. It's a test of whether the movement survives.
12/12/2011 07:47 pm
Occupy Wall Street protesters blocked gates at some of the busiest ports on the West Coast on Monday. The "Occupy ports" demonstrations are the Occupy Wall Street movement's biggest actions since being evicted from most of their tent camps nationwide.
12/12/2011 01:17 pm
Police evicted Occupy LA protesters Wednesday, and while some occupiers said the 1,400-strong force was 'overkill,' LAPD has gotten high marks for its communication and restraint.
11/30/2011 05:53 pm
Occupy LA protestors were arrested Wednesday, and their camp dismantled. Occupy Philadelphia was also peacefully shut down. Will Occupy Boston follow LA and Philly?
11/30/2011 08:23 am
Occupy LA protestors were supposed to be evicted at midnight Sunday. But Los Angeles police say they may give the Occupy LA camp a short reprieve.
11/28/2011 08:32 am