Topic: Portland (Oregon)
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
Jamal Tarhuni is one of many Libya immigrants worldwide calling for aid to their embattled homeland. Here are some organizations providing on-the-ground relief.
03/24/2011 10:34 am
For those who don’t work in the nuclear energy field, some of the terms being thrown around in news coverage of the events unfolding at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan are being heard for the first time. These definitions will provide some clarity.
03/16/2011 05:34 pm
Higher wholesale food prices contributed to a jump in the producer price index in February, the US reported Wednesday. Consumers are likely to see food prices rise at least 4 percent in 2011.
03/16/2011 12:55 pm
Nations are responding to the devastation in Japan, sending aid workers, rescue equipment, and humanitarian supplies. Individuals can help too by donating to legitimate charities.
03/13/2011 02:16 pm
Japan’s earthquake and tsunami is alerting the US west coast that the same kind of thing could happen there. Experts who study the earth’s shifting crust say the “big one” may be past due.
03/12/2011 02:12 pm