Failed investment bank Lehman Bros. used an accounting trick at the end of each quarter to make its finances appear less shaky than they really were, says a report from an examiner.
Homegrown militants like Jihad Jane are joining the Islamist terror threat to the US. For some, it's as much about social distress as it is about radical ideology.
Beverage-based political movements are all the rage. 'Tea party' and 'coffee party' aside, here are some possible concoctions that could add to the national discourse.
Simon Cowell Afghan fiancée Mezghan Hussainy was a top talking point when the American Idol judge appeared on Jay Leno this week. Afghans are less enthralled.
The Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan, sold in November for about one percent of its 1975 construction cost, will reopen its doors with a monster truck event and a soccer tournament in April.
White House 'drug czar' Gil Kerlikowske lays out his most thorough arguments yet against marijuana legalization. They help clear up confusion over White House drug policy, and can serve as talking points for parents and officials.
A lost generation is emerging as unemployment soars among Latin America youths. Nearly 20 percent are neither studying nor looking for jobs.
Of the 10 charities receiving part of Obama's $1.4 million Nobel Prize award, six directly support higher education for student groups that are traditionally underserved.
A bear cools off from intense summer heat with a frozen watermelon in Rio de Janeiro's city zoo on Friday.