It looks like California is about to ban single-use plastic and paper bags at many stores. We Washingtonians have had to comply with a plastic-bag ban since January, or else pay 5 cents per bag. I forgot the first few times. But it didn't take very long to remember my totes.
06/07/2010 05:00 pm
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
Retired U.S. National Park Service workers formed Global Parks to share their expertise abroad.
06/04/2010 10:48 am
The new Falcon 9 rocket has cleared its final hurdle and is on track to blast off from Cape Canaveral.
06/03/2010 04:58 pm
The FBI has dubbed the elusive bank robber, who is described as bald, heavyset, and between 50 and 60 years old, as the 'Granddad Bandit' and is offering a $10,000 reward for a tip leading to his arrest and conviction.
06/02/2010 04:50 pm
States are submitting their applications for Round 2 of the Obama administration's $4.3 billion Race to the Top program. States are undertaking major education reform to qualify.
06/01/2010 05:23 pm
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
06/01/2010 11:50 am
The horror of the Civil War revolutionized the treatment of US war casualties.
05/30/2010 07:35 am
The president defended his administration’s performance. But the Obama press conference comes as a Gallup Poll finds public dissatisfaction with the handling of the crisis.
05/27/2010 07:43 pm
Homeland Security has asked law enforcement in Houston to be on the lookout for a suspected member of al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based terror group.
05/27/2010 06:21 pm