From a quiet backwater, the former Portuguese colony of Macau has developed a sparkling skyline and 35 casinos with revenue six times that of Las Vegas and more on the way.
A group of pro-Beijing demonstrators attacked activists who have staged a week of civil disobedience calling for greater freedom.
Scientists hyping synthetic biology say it may one day give us biofuels, drugs and organisms that will solve hefty global problems. But synthetic biology food is already here, and causing controversy.
Entrepreneurs who want to launch a retail business in the fashion industry have found a more affordable way to do it by launching food-truck-inspired rolling boutiques.
The fire left three administrative buildings badly burned. The memorial marks the spot where United Flight 93 crashed during the terrorist attacks of September 11.
Democrats see an opportunity in the South's changing demographics particularly in states with growing Hispanic communities, lots of unregistered black voters and migration from other states.
The 30-year mortgage is the foundation of the real estate market. But some advocates are proposing a new type of 15-year loan that would allow people to own more of their home more quickly.
Stuart Delery stayed out of the limelight even as he argued controversial cases. A recent promotion makes him the highest-ranking openly gay lawyer in the Justice Department.
This week, following a series of security lapses, the Secret Service director resigned. For a look at the agency beyond the scandal, author Ben Dolnick recommends the novel Big If by Mark Costello.
The video is made in the same style of others, and a masked man warns that the Sunni militant group has captured another American citizen.