The Louisiana law allows teaching contrary to evolution on the grounds it promotes critical thinking, a proposition ridiculed by scientists. Similar legislation is being debated in other states.
06/02/2011 05:32 pm
Doomsday date re-recalculated by Harold Camping to take place in October. Most Christians dismiss the doomsday date predictions.
05/26/2011 01:41 am
America's students are largely uninformed about the democratic process and US government, especially high school seniors, according to civics scores from the Nation's Report Card.
05/04/2011 04:17 pm
The recovery from devastating tornadoes across the South accelerated over the weekend as federal and state agencies moved quickly to help the thousands of people left homeless.
05/01/2011 03:41 pm
The NBA playoffs are well underway. It started with 16 teams, trying to stay in the game over a two-month stretch to earn the title 'NBA Champions.' However, there are a handful of teams that have established themselves as the cream of the pro-basketball crop, having won multiple NBA titles since 1947.
04/26/2011 03:51 pm
In Pictures Earth Day 2011
Hilton Kelley balances fighting air pollution with job creation and talking with chemical and oil companies in Port Arthur, Texas.
04/18/2011 09:29 am
In Pictures Maple sugaring
Smartphone apps are under investigation for the personal information they might reveal about users to advertisers and others. Pandora, an online radio service that revealed the smartphone apps investigation, said it received a subpoena.
04/05/2011 10:07 am
Although it's usually overshadowed by its much larger sister city, Kansas City, Kan., beat out more than 1,100 cities to host Google's next-generation Internet service. Google promises 100 times the speed of today's broadband Internet.
03/30/2011 05:20 pm