For homebuilders, it hardly feels like an economic recovery.Nearly two years after the recession ended, the pace of construction is inching along at less than half the level considered healthy. Single-family-home building, the bulk of the market, has dropped 11 percent in that time.
There has been good news over the past 24 hours for Baton Rouge and New Orleans.Diversion of rising Mississippi River waters though the Morganza Spillway northwest of the cities and into the Atchafalaya River basin appears to have helped lower the chances that the urban areas will be swamped.Major t
Imagine picking up a nice juicy burger and taking a bite, only to find out that the meaty burger you're biting into didn't come from an animal — it was grown in a lab.Sound far-fetched? The reality of test-tube burgers in the supermarkets may be close to becoming a reality.
A blog posting on the website of Psychology Today asserted that black women were "objectively less physically attractive than other women" and then, as a backlash built — it vanished.The posting was written by Satoshi Kanazawa, an evolutionary psychology scholar associated with the London S
More than 500 journalists are descending on Orlando, Fla., this week for the start of a murder trial that could be one of the largest in state history.Casey Anthony, 25, is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.
A judge convicted two American pilots for their role in a 2006 mid-air collision over the Amazon that killed 154 people.The AP reports Brazilian federal judge Murilo Mendes sentenced pilots Joseph Lepore of Bay Shore, New York, and Jan Paladino of Westhampton Beach, New York, to community service in