President Obama declared Tuesday's tsunami a 'major disaster' and dispatched aid to American Samoa. As many as 120 people may have died, and more tsunamis could hit.
American home prices rise for the third straight month and consumer prices fall in Japan.
They’re gathering signatures for the 2010 ballot. Others want to wait until the 2012 presidential election when there’ll be a larger turnout – including young voters more likely to support same-sex marriage.
A San Francisco-based website lets journalists pitch their ideas directly to the local community, which can then fund the story they want to see reported. The venture is now expanding to Los Angeles.
Two members of an alleged bomb-making operation with links to Al Qaeda, including a New York imam, were ordered held without bail Monday.
Urban farmers, with limited growing space and an interest in fresh, local food, plant crops on city rooftops.
Miss Lily, a Great Dane-mastiff mix, basks in the summer sun with her owner, Suzzane Matteson, at the dog beach at Quiet Waters Park on Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Md.