With the financial markets in chaos, investors are once again putting their faith in this precious metal. What makes it so valuable, anyway?
Three forceful advocates for a progressive agenda were picked by Rep. Nancy Pelosi to fill out the supercommittee that will propose more than $1 trillion in spending cuts. Pelosi, the House minority leader, chose representatives Jim Clyburn of S...
The 12 members of the Debt "Super Committee" are now official, as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi named her three appointees Thursday. She chose Reps. James Clyburn of South Carolina, Xavier Becerra of California, and Chris Van Hollen...
Just two years after the Statue of Liberty's crown reopened to visitors, the entire monument will shut down for a year to allow more renovations, the National Park Service says. The closure will begin the day after the statue's 125th...
Switzerland's economy is humming along, with low rates of unemployment and little debt. As a result, the Swiss franc is like gold a haven for nervous investors. Its rapid rise threatens to harm the Swiss export economy and is already putting a...
People with osteoarthritis in their knees aren't getting much exercise, a new study finds, even though exercise actually helps reduce pain and stiffness and can prevent future disability. So how to get moving if you've got arthritis? Try...
Researchers have created a new thin flexible sensor that can be applied with water, like a temporary tattoo. The innovation could cut down on the number of wires and cables medical personnel use to monitor patients, and possibly create a new type of...
With candidates tweeting 24-7, we don't need to put all the contenders on one stage to hear their views. As the Republican hopefuls descend on Iowa, we talk with GOP strategist Marc Lampkin about the changing role of presidential debates.
Researchers have found that the oft-maligned banana peel can grab heavy metals like copper and lead out of polluted water. Chopped-up peels performed as well or better than many other filtering materials like silica or carbon. This newly discovered...
With her husband released from state custody, more detail of a piece we aired in May can be revealed.