Americans make more big purchases this holiday season, but traditional stores see fewer sales
The Smithsonian's National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo's director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.
Details on Asiana crash raise old questions about role of cockpit culture in aviation safety
Some Americans are cutting back -- or not shopping at all -- during the holiday season
Universal Studios adding 8 new restaurants to CityWalk in Orlando in 2014
At Vermont lodge run by real von Trapps, recent musical brings business, armchair reviews
List of 52 bus companies that federal regulators shut down for safety reasons
David Strickland, top US auto safety regulator, to step down
Beastie Boys fire back with lawsuit over Northern California toy company song parody
TVs, fitness gear, other items are generally better deals after the holidays
Philadelphia police say woman is charged with stealing Christmas decorations from house
FCC chairman tells Congress that airplane call restriction is outdated, DOT weighs own ban
Gift Guide: Parents need to do their homework when shopping for a kid-safe tablet
Sotheby's Paris to give away a Picasso painting for 100 euro-tickets ($138) in charity raffle
Yeah, I know it is cold. But if the sky stays clear overnight Friday, we will enjoy the peak time for what I think is the best meteor shower of the year, the Geminids. I say this because it reliably produces a large number of meteors per hour -- between 100 and 200 -- and and many of them are bright. Plus, the Geminids is the only major meteor shower where you can see a good number of meteors during the early evening hours instead of the hours just before dawn.
American aviation schools, student pilots prepare for expected boom in drone-flying jobs
FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat, asks drug companies to change labeling
Influx of millions of visitors to NYC during holidays turns everyday walkers into Scrooges
Skiers and snowboarders are hitting the slopes across West Virginia.
Video shows Asiana Airlines flight turn into streak of smoke, spin during San Francisco crash