An image of Florencio Avalos, one of the 33 miners trapped in the San Jose collapsed mine, is seen on a TV set near the mine in Copiapo, Chile, on Aug. 26.
Chile's miners are alive, all 33 of them, after 17 days trapped in a collapsed mine. "Today all of Chile is crying with excitement and joy," President Sebastian Pinera said. But it may be until Christmas before the trapped miners can be rescued.
Chevy Volt will sell for $41,000 before a federal tax credit, while the Nissan Leaf will go for $32,780 before the credit. The two cars are trying to jump-start the US electric-car industry.
A federal judge has ruled that competitive cheerleading is not a sport. That is likely to disappoint many of the 3.7 million youths involved in cheer, as it probably should. But there's something about noncompetitive cheerleading that is worth holding on to.
Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose have softened the boycotts they pledged in the wake of the Arizona immigration law's passage.
Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett want other American billionaires to give at least half their wealth to charity.
When the writer's son gets entangled in his seat belt, a cowboy strides to the rescue and offers kind, quick roadside assistance.
American servicemen and women honored their fallen comrades on Memorial Day in Iraq, as the war winds down there.
US Attorney General Eric Holder met Wednesday with a group of police chiefs, who bolstered Mr. Holder's own criticisms of the Arizona immigration law.