Members of Congress head home for a break with a slim record of legislation. To some, it's a sign of polarization so extreme that normal functioning is no longer possible. To others, it's an achievement.
Pay equity progress: Women under 32 now make 93 percent of what young men earn - up from 67 percent in 1980, says new study. Only 15 percent of young women say they have been discriminated against because of their gender.
WWII submarine built by Japan to transport bomb-carrying planes to within striking distance of New York was captured by the US. The WWII submarine was studied and scuttled before the Soviets could get a good look.
Scientists have discovered a bone unearthed in northern Spain that is apparently 400,000 years old. Analysis of its DNA suggests that it belongs to an extinct human lineage whose members had previously been found only in Asia.