Like moths to a flame, authors are drawn to the drama, heroism, and horror of stories of war. World War II is no exception. Here is a collection of five fascinating novels about the war fought by what we now honor as "the greatest generation."
In response to the phone-hacking scandal that engulfed News Corp.'s News of the World, founder Rupert Murdoch said his media empire would have a new code of ethics. It could help – if managers are serious about enforcing the rules, media experts say.
A disused bus station-turned- museum honors some of those who changed the course of civil rights history.
New York Yankees' Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice before the Yankees' baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on July 7, at Yankee Stadium in New York.
Auction-rate securities – representing corporate debt – were sold to investors by Raymond James as 'same as cash.' In settlement with regulators, the firm agreed to buy back $280 million worth of the auction-rate securities.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev dismissed a Putin-Medvedev face-off in 2012. He may be trying to establish his place as a liberal voice in a Putin-led system.
Seaman Quincy Fermer of the USS Carl Vinson hugs his Thiana after seeing her for the first time after disembarking from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in San Diego. The US Navy aircraft carrier from which the body of Osama bin Laden was buried at sea has returned to its home port in San Diego Bay.
A handful of cities in the US are exploring ways to make sure that their public funds are not inadvertently fueling the conflict in Congo.
Medvedev poses for a photograph as he visits a Buddhist monastery in the village of Verkhnaya Ivolga in Buryatia, Russia, in 2009.
A train driver prepares to depart the Beijing-South railway station for Shanghai in a new high-speed train as part of an official trip for members of the media June 27, 2011. The landmark Beijing -Shanghai line costs 220.9 billion yuan and spans over 800 miles, linking the capital and financial hub.