October 22, 2008
Dow falls as much as 430 points as weak earnings, slumping oil and gold prices add to recession fears.
October 12, 2008
The Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Peru have announced an agreement to reduce Peru's debt payments to the United States by more than $25 million over the next seven years. In return, the Government of Peru has...
Washington,D.C.- On September 29, 2008, Congressmen Danny K. Davis (D-IL) applauded the announcementof the first grant awards to PredominantlyBlack Institutions (PBIs) by the Department of Education.
September 9, 2008
For Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau, the last two months have been a whirlwind. "Full of the best moments and the scariest moments of my life," says the 24-year-old Olympic swimmer.
May 29, 2008
When we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all God's children–black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and...
May 23, 2008
Can your cell phone tell if you're happy or overworked?
April 27, 2008
A sword embedded in a smoldering metal sphere rises from primordial mist. The comic-book-style illustration appears at the center of a stark black Web page as hand-lettered words fade in: "They are born in an inferno that tests both mind and body....
April 16, 2008
The golf industry is the sports and entertainment worlds' largest contributor to the U.S. economy, generating $76 billion in direct economic impact according to a recent study discussed today by some of the nation's leading golf association...
April 11, 2008
Tim Harrington sits aboard the express bus from Mason, Ohio, to Cincinnati, his computer propped in his lap. He logs on, picks through his e-mail and begins his workday during the 30-to-40-minute rush-hour trip.
March 31, 2008
A genetic trade-off between type 2 diabetes and prostate cancer has been identified by scientists, with the discovery of genes that can raise the risk of one condition while protecting against the other.