Four protesters demonstrated outside the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday, demanding simplified spelling for the English language.
06/04/2010 07:48 pm
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Private spaceflight is entering a new era with the first test launch of the new Falcon 9 rocket Friday. Here are six companies vying to build a vessel that will carry civilians into space.
06/04/2010 01:36 pm
The California Assembly on Wednesday approved a bill that would ban stores from providing plastic bags, and require them to charge for paper ones. Similar bans are in place in China and Bangladesh.
06/03/2010 06:09 pm
Heralded blues singer draws on a troubled childhood in foster homes to bring truth to her songs.
06/03/2010 05:16 pm
This biography of LBJ is the latest in the well-received American Presidents Series.
06/03/2010 01:35 pm
The core standards unveiled Wednesday would establish a national bar for what students in any state should know when they graduate from high school. But some states are wary.
06/02/2010 07:55 pm
A bill in the House of Representatives would change the 14th amendment to the US Constitution that grants anyone who is born on US soil the right of American citizenship. Efforts to revoke birthright citizenship could make it the new flashpoint in the debate over immigration.
06/02/2010 06:57 pm
A Boeing 747 supertanker specially outfitted to spray oil dispersant is ready to fly over the BP oil spill.
06/02/2010 06:55 pm
Oil spill cleanup: The growing BP oil spill threatens a critically endangered sawfish with extinction, as well as many other threatened species.
06/02/2010 05:15 pm