Thursday's Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case will mean more political ads and, possibly, more moderates in Congress.
American Lindsey Jacobellis catches air en route to winning the Olympic test event last year at Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver, British Columbia. In the snowboard cross and X-Games world in which she resides, Jacobellis is the most dominant figure in her sport.
Petter Northug of Norway fights his way to a first-place finish in the 2010 Tour de Ski Men's 30 km pursuit race in northern Italy. A grueling event modeled on cycling races, it includes eight races in 10 days, taking place in three different countries.
The White House and business leaders team up to craft a program to encourage energy efficient home improvements.
A new mouthwatering book on artisan cheeses, singer-songwriter Freedy Johnston's lastest album, History Channel's new 'American Pickers' series, and more.
Gay-rights activists in New Jersey said they would file a lawsuit following the defeat of the gay-marriage bill in the state Senate Thursday. But the effort to legalize gay marriage through the courts carries its own risks.
The 20-to-14 vote in a Democratically controlled state Senate shows the difficulty of legalizing gay marriage by legislation.
The debate in New Jersey is the first legislative fight over gay marriage in 2010 following a year in which both gay-rights groups and opponents saw victories. The state Senate is set to vote on the bill Thursday.
A gardener finds that her favorite activity is filled with generous acts of communication and sharing.
A visitor walks past a giant snow sculpture at an Ice and Snow Festival in Shenyang, northeast China's Liaoning Province on Jan. 10, 2008. The Ice and Snow Festival, which features hundreds of massive sculptures carved out of ice, has become a huge draw for visitors, turning northern China's often forbidding temperatures into a competitive advantage.