Topic: USA TODAY
Democrats are likely to lose big in the US House of Representatives, and they'll be lucky to keep slim control of the US Senate. Will Obama do better with a resurgent GOP to push against?
10/31/2010 05:32 pm
Americans are expected to dole out a total of $5.8 billion on Halloween, an increase of nearly a billion dollars over last year, according to the National Retail Federation. This represents a return to 2008’s Halloween spending levels and marks an opportunity for Halloween-themed businesses to wring some dollars from trick or treating before the scary season gives way to Christmas carols and gift-giving. Here's what seven 'scary' firms have to offer:
10/30/2010 12:30 pm
The prospect of a higher official retirement age infuriates many French. Boosting the age limit in the US is one way to help make Social Security solvent, many economists say. Would Americans be just as mad?
10/20/2010 08:41 pm
Starbucks is partnering with Yahoo to provide customers with a new digital network offering free e-books, movies, and other goodies.
10/20/2010 01:03 pm
Increasing numbers of Americans can vote by mail or absentee ballots. This makes it harder for polls to gauge who the winner might be and means some close races might not be called for days.
10/14/2010 07:29 pm
In a world where everyone has access instantly to what is said on the other side of the planet, free speech has to reckon with millions of new 'free listeners'
10/12/2010 08:25 am
Vox News Christine O'Donnell, Sharron Angle: Any GOP candidate can win in November, says Jon Stewart
Christine O'Donnell, and her "I'm not a witch" campaign, is doing so well that it indicates Republicans can do no wrong with American voters, according to Stewart.
10/07/2010 02:26 pm
Tony Curtis told the story of his life and career in both an autobiography and a memoir.
09/30/2010 11:34 am
Government looking for an exciting new stimulus policy? How about a tax credit for first-time gold buyers? Housing is out … Gold is in!
09/07/2010 06:17 pm
As the November midterm election approaches, it seems to be dire straits for Democrats. Obama and other party leaders will have to energize their base in order to turn it around.
09/05/2010 01:39 pm