Intel on Monday announced it was spending up to $8 billion to upgrade factories in Oregon and Arizona, hiring thousands of US workers. Does Intel see something it likes in the US manufacturing market?
President Obama will make a campaign swing through the West and Midwest this week, targeting five races the Democrats desperately want to win.
In some key Senate and governors' races, the 'left coast' of California, Washington, and Oregon isn't tilting toward GOP as much as the rest of the country. Why not?
Men paint faces of artists participating in a Dussehra procession in Allahabad, India. The Dussehra festival commemorates the victory of Rama over Ravana, an evil ruler who had abducted Rama's wife, Sita Devi. Rama killed Ravana to free Sita. The burning of effigies of Ravana, signifying the victory of good over evil, brings the festivities to a close. It was celebrated on Oct. 17.
Increasing numbers of Americans can vote by mail or absentee ballots. This makes it harder for polls to gauge who the winner might be and means some close races might not be called for days.
A journalist folds up his tent at the media camp during the rescue operation of trapped miners outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile. The 69-day underground ordeal reached its end Wednesday night after 33 trapped miners were hauled up in a cage through a narrow hole drilled through 2,000 feet of rock.
NASA atmospheric scientist Joel Levine makes the case for flying an unmanned airplane over the Martian surface.
Surveys show that Democrats are much less excited about Election 2010 than are Republicans. But in four states, marijuana ballot initiatives could motivate liberal voters.
Readers write in about Middle East peace talks, the US economy, and the Bush tax cuts.