Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 08/25
Insurance rates for cars aren't necessarily the cheapest in these five states. But their residents earn enough that they pay the lowest percentage of their median income to insure a car, according to new numbers from InsWeb, an online website that compares insurance rates. Is your state on the list? [Editor's note: The cost figures were changed to reflect annual rates.]
08/24/2010 10:39 am
A vast swath of garbage floating in the Atlantic Ocean – one that rivals the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in size – continues to puzzle scientists.
08/20/2010 03:34 pm
Fidel Castro is showcasing a theory that the shadowy Bilderberg Group has become a kind of global government, controlling not only international politics and economics, but even culture.
08/20/2010 11:26 am
School nutrition has advanced for the 2010-11 school year as parents, children, and government programs push healthy menu options.
08/18/2010 03:07 pm
Difference Maker Protecting women and girls in China, where one child per family is the rule – and a boy the preference.
Chai Ling was a leader of the 1989 student uprising at Tiananmen Square. Now she wants to help women and girls in her native China.
08/16/2010 11:32 am
Criminologists say the serial stabber may be a hybrid criminal: someone who is motivated by the grievances of a mass killer but uses the tactics of a serial killer. Police arrested Elias Abuelazam in Atlanta Wednesday.
08/13/2010 04:48 pm
If we didn’t have the military to employ millions of Americans, the US unemployment rate would be over 11.5 percent today instead of 9.5 percent. Is having a massive military jobs program the best way to employ Americans?
08/13/2010 01:02 pm
With airlines charging for checked baggage, the scramble for overhead bin space can get heated – as was apparently the case Monday, when one tussle led a JetBlue attendant to start hurling profanities at a passenger.
08/10/2010 09:00 pm
Defense Secretary Robert Gates announces the elimination of the Joint Forces Command and a 10 percent reduction in the use of contractors. It's part of his plan to reform Pentagon spending.
08/09/2010 07:01 pm