Bad land-use, urban sprawl and cost-cutting measures by utilities leave US vulnerable to destruction caused by Hurricane Irene and other recent natural disasters.
Columbia Business School professor says raising the cost of an average home may be a way to fix the economy.
Marvel announces Miles Morales, a half-Latino, half-African-American teenager will be swinging on his web between New York City buildings as the new Spiderman.
The US credit rating downgrade by S&P brought condemnation from government officials, and fears of market turmoil.
New figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics bring a flicker of optimism to the markets after the worst day on Wall Street in three years.
Cargill recalls 36 million pounds of ground turkey after salmonella outbreak leaves one person dead and at least 76 ill.
More than 140 people have been killed in as the Syrian government attempts to crush the democratic uprising in the city of Hama.
A Chicago-based duo has saved hundreds of old recordings to preserve an important slice of American history.
In a small free fall that erased all of the market's gains in 2011, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged over 500 points today.
The weeks-long partisan impasse kept 4,000 FAA workers off the job, and tens of thousands out of work in airport construction.