'Unusual condition' seen
before Conn. train wreck
Green tea had been touted for its fat-blocking abilities, its antioxidant properties, and its role in reducing the risk of stroke.
Tech Titans Are the New Masters of the Universe, Be Afraid
When Steve Jobs died, Occupy Wall Street was in full effect. Yet those who were fighting for wealth equality and the end of the banking oligarchy held a moment of silence in honor of the Apple co-founder, who had a net worth of $7 billion.
Save big with
Memorial Day sales
Memorial Day is Monday, May 27 – the unofficial start of the summer. You’re going to find some of the best sales since the start of the year.
Some unions now angry about health care overhaul
When President Barack Obama pushed his health care overhaul plan through Congress, he counted labor unions among his strongest supporters.
Bronx 'ghetto' tours stop amid residents' outrage
A company that promised sightseer tours to the Bronx that included a New York City "ghetto" has stopped the bus rides under protest from an outraged neighborhood.
Samsung's 'Evolutionary Husband' Angers Men
There’s a controversial new ad that’s gone viral this week, and a vocal group of men are up in arms about it, calling it "sexist."
The 15 Most Frustrating
Companies in America
Despite service disruptions, high bills, and awful call center experiences, consumers are dependent on these services and often have few companies to choose from.
IRS replaces official in tea party controversy
Moving quickly to stem a raging controversy, the new acting head of the Internal Revenue Service started cleaning house.
Why does the Indy 500
run for 500 miles?
The "500" in racing is a sacred number, as immutable as the 100 yards in football. I
CEO drops a racial remark of his own
In trying to defend, or at least rationalize, Sergio Garcia's "fried chicken" shot at Tiger Woods.
The Haunting Beauty
of Abandoned Relics
Photographer Dietmar Eckell has traveled the globe shooting amazing abandoned scenes.
The Most Popular Country
in the World: Revealed
Europe's largest economy, Germany, which has been criticized for not doing enough to help struggling euro zone countries, has topped a poll as the world's most popular country.
Army sergeant accused of videotaping female cadets
An Army sergeant at the Military Academy has been accused of videotaping female cadets in the showers a West Point.
Why More Families Are Shunning Cars
Along with a chicken in every pot, America has long been a place where there’s a car in every driveway. But some of that commitment to freedom and mobility is fading.
Tesla pays off $465 million U.S. loan nine years early
he co-founder of Tesla Motors set another milestone for his electric car company today by making a final $451.8 million payment on the $465 million loan from the U.S. government.
Phone Firms Sell Data on Customers
Big phone companies have begun to sell the vast troves of data they gather about their subscribers' locations, travels and Web-browsing habits.
Best & Worst Airlines
If you're tired of airline flights that leave you too frazzled to enjoy your trip, we have a new recommendation for you: Virgin America.
Rare Javan leopards captured in stunning camera-trap photos
Researcher places 30 cameras throughout West Java rainforest and lets sit for 30 days, catches critically endangered species in candid poses
Airbnb rental in New York ruled illegal
A ruling declared that a man who rented out part of his apartment on the website Airbnb broke New York City law.
How the Obama Gun Boom Pushed the Fortune of Two Brothers to $1.2 Billion
Shares have increased by 95% in the last year and are up more than 70% already in 2013. That makes Cabela's stock the best-performing in the firearms industry.
The 10 Most Valuable
Brands in the World
In spite of struggling stock prices and loud public uncertainty over Tim Cook's innovative capabilities, Apple is once again the most valuable brand in the world, for the year 2013.
New Xbox: What's
better, what's missing
Eight years after the debut of the Xbox 360, Microsoft has announced the Xbox One.
Employers Eye Bare-Bones Health Plans Under New Law
Employers are increasingly recognizing they may be able to avoid certain penalties under the federal health law by offering very limited plans that can lack key benefits such as hospital coverage.
Enormous python killed
in Florida is a state record
Invasive reptile, which was dispatched with a knife, measures 18 feet, 8 inches, and weighs 128 pounds
Croissant-Donut Hybrid Takes Pastry World by Storm
Meet the cronut, the half-croissant and half-donut hybrid, which is taking New York and the pastry world by storm.