"Safe" isn't a defined engineering term. Planners must decide, based on risks and probabilities, how safe they want to make something whether it's an airplane, bridge, or nuclear power plant. But sometimes it's hard to...
A pair of eagles and their two (soon to be three) offspring who live atop a tree in Decorah, Iowa, have been watched in recent weeks by about 11 million people thanks to a webcam. See for yourself.
Since 1993, Georgia's HOPE scholarship has given every high school student the chance to go to college as long as they kept their grades up. But recent cuts in the program's funding mean most will no longer qualify for full scholarships.
The cable, written by the US Ambassador Heather Hodges, intimated that Ecuador's president knew the head of the country's national police was corrupt.
The Falcon Heavy will be able to carry about twice as much weight as a NASA space shuttle can take to orbit, the private rocket company SpaceX says. Unveiled Tuesday, the Heavy could carry up satellites or spacecraft, but it was designed with...
Michel Martelly, who's also known as Sweet Micky, has never before held political office. A year ago, the pop musician's campaign was considered by many Haitians to be a long shot, a publicity stunt, or a joke. Now Martelly is poised to...
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is viewed as a highly capable fundraiser who hails from an important swing state. She also has a winning personality. Tim Kaine, the former Virginia governor, is seen as the best hope for Democrats to hold onto a Senate...
House Budget Committee chair, Rep. Paul Ryan, showed political bravery in taking on entitlements as part of his proposed 2012 Republican budget plan. While trying to claim the high ground of leadership for the GOP, he also provided Democrats with a...
The state Attorney General's office says, members of Savannah City Council broke the law three times when they met to discuss hiring a new city manager. The office says, the violations occurred when the council met behind closed doors. In one...
This year's Masters Golf Tournament could pack the biggest economic impact of any in recent memory. Travel agents are reporting a boost in corporate spending for Augusta's biggest annual tourist draw.