European leaders have a big task ahead of them. They have to begin fleshing out that big bailout plan unveiled to so much fanfare in Brussels this week. The plan represents the most comprehensive effort so far to resolve Europe's grinding...
The New York Times' pay wall was seen as a risky move at the time, but the Gray Lady's third-quarter profit reports are in, and the results are better than expected. The paper's profits are up, and the Times has seen a boost in...
Occupy Wall Street protests continue this weekend in several states. Arrests were made in Portland and Denver, but in New York and Boston, protesters hunkered down as an early snowstorm hit the East Coast.
Fair Work Australia ordered the three unions in contract negotiations with Qantas to terminate all of their rolling work stoppages and other industrial action that have been going on for months. That's the outcome that Qantas hoped for and the...
A few months back, something terrible happened to millions of flies around Washington, D.C. They were attacked by a fungus that basically made them zombies, unable to control their behavior. and flies are far from the only vulnerable creatures out...
In Afghanistan, Lt. Col. Jason Morris led the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment, which suffered the highest casualty rate of any Marine unit during the past 10 years of war. The "Darkhorse Battalion" commander says the unit's mission was a...
In an interview, Assad said calls by the protest movement for a Libya-style no-fly zone over his country or any other form of intervention will cause chaos. Assad's regime has long made this argument to maintain its grip on power. But the U...
A recent poll showed barely 10 percent of the public trusts our government. But trust in public institutions like corporations, banks, courts, the media and universities is at an all-time low. Can our trust in government and those institutions that...
In the late 1960s and early '70s, a handful of active-duty service members formed their own pop bands, which toured and recorded with the military's official backing. Those records were long considered lost, before a few resurfaced in the...
The team that in late summer didn't look like it would even make the playoffs came from behind again to defeat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7. For the Cardinals, it's the team's 11th World Series title. Texas is still looking for its...