Former professional football player Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith died last week. Commentator Frank Deford has this remembrance.
The author of a scientific study suggesting that polar bears have actually drowned swimming long distances to find ice, is under investigation. And some are now questioning the motives behind the investigation.
The famed beach-dwelling animals are visited by around 2 million tourists per year and they've picked up some bad habits because of it. The horses will poke their heads into cars or unzip tents hunting for junk food. And tourists who enjoy...
"The silver lining to the downgrade is it'll make us face reality in Washington," says GOP freshman Andy Harris. Many in Washington and on Wall Street are pinning their hopes on a supercommittee being created to come up with ways...
Oil prices are falling because traders have dialed back their expectations for the global demand for oil. But drivers are still waiting for the price of gas to drop as well.
The federal government's credit rating has been lowered. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had theirs cut too. The stock market is tanking. Who wants to buy a house in this atmosphere? Analysts fear millions of Americans are saying, "not me...
Financial markets in Asia and Europe have rallied today, extending the rebound that began on Wall Street Tuesday afternoon.
A blogger had written that because of pressure from critics, the grocery chain would stop advertising that it has halal products that Muslims would enjoy during their holy month. But Whole Foods says it is "extremely excited" about the...
Everyone seems to agree that the president's education waivers are illegal but some see them as illegal and a detriment to learning. Joy Pullman of The Weekly Standard argues that this bold play on education reform is the mark of a dictator.
With markets in a panic and investors fleeing to gold, Colombia's armed groups are making out like bandits. Elizabeth Dickinson of Foregin Policy discusses the effects of the U.S.'s economy on its largest gold producer.