Topic: Portland (Oregon)
In Pictures Paying at the pump
A solar flare erupted from the sun's surface Tuesday, but the star of the solar storm was something much larger – a coronal mass ejection. It is distorting Earth's magnetic field and will produce the northern lights (and southern lights) tonight.
06/08/2011 06:58 pm
In Pictures Ode to Shaq
Home prices fell sharply during the first quarter of 2011, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index. The 'double dip' means they dropped below their Great Recession low point, reached in early 2009.
05/31/2011 02:55 pm
The number of books we buy is not the same thing as the number of books we read.
05/31/2011 12:57 pm
While its neighbors are in turmoil, Lebanon has endured with relative calm throughout this Arab Spring. What's Lebanon's secret?
05/31/2011 11:28 am
Amazon released its "Most Well-Read Cities in America" list this week and guess what? It mirrors its "Most Romantic Cities in America" list from 2010.
05/27/2011 03:39 pm
The café chain now has three 'Panera Cares' locations where people pay as much or little as they can afford. After one year, the idea seems to be working. 'People ... do the right thing,' says the company's founder.
05/17/2011 05:07 pm
President Obama announced Sunday night that Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden – the mastermind behind the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 – had been killed by US Special Forces in Pakistan.
05/02/2011 02:14 am
Ideas from professional designers that you can use to create your own water garden or water feature.
04/25/2011 11:00 am