Orchid and garden shows are a wonderful way to warm up during winter and enjoy some colorful floral beauty.
A US judge granted German homeschoolers asylum in January after ruling they faced persecution in Germany, where the practice is punishable with fines or imprisonment. The US Home School Legal Defense Association says other German families are exploring political asylum in the US.
New York and Los Angeles chapters of the ACORN advocacy group have rebranded themselves in efforts to shed a scandal-plagued image.
Tracy, California, made headlines when word incorrectly got out that it would charge $300 for each 911 call. Under a law passed last year, most households will pay less than $50 annually to offset the cost of emergency medical services.
From Richard Nixon’s Watergate exit to “I am in control” when Ronald Reagan was shot, Gen. Haig is the only American to become proxy president twice. His own presidential aspirations landed with a thud.
Russian Alexander Tretyakov hits the padding at the end of his second heat in the Men's Skeleton during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, on Feb. 18.
Harriton High School in Pennsylvania gave laptops to all students. But when it appeared to use the webcam to monitor student behavior, it ran into a buzz saw of criticism, including a class-action lawsuit.
The South faces the brunt of another major East Coast snowstorm. If the Florida Panhandle gets an inch or two as expected, then there will be snow in all 50 states.
Meteorologists see similarities between the weather patterns that have led to this winter's mid-Atlantic snowstorms and the Northeast's blizzard of 1978.
Back-to-back storms have shattered snowfall records in many cities, but don't put away your shovels just yet. Forecasters are predicting more snow next week.