| Oct 23, 2010
| 1:31 PM
(Reuters) -- Google Inc admitted for the first time its "Street View" cars around the world accidentally collected more personal data than previously disclosed -- including complete emails and passwords -- potentially breathing new life into probes in...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 1:30 PM
The 2011 Chevrolet Volt doesn't consume a drop of gas or exhale an ounce of exhaust into the air. But not always.
It runs on batteries that power an electric motor, but only for 25 to 50 miles before the juice is exhausted. Then, a 1.4-liter gas engine...
| Nov 1, 2010
WASHINGTON — In a radio interview that aired last week on Univision, President Barack Obama chided Latinos who "sit out the election instead of saying, 'We're gonna punish our enemies and we're gonna reward our friends who stand with us on issues...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:41 PM
Poets Dave Landsberger and Kathleen Rooney will write impromptu poems on any topic 2-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce booth at Wicker Park Fest, Milwaukee and North avenues; $5 suggested donation will benefit 826CHI.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Amtrak decided to cancel service between NYC and Boston until Saturday, issuing the following press release:
All Amtrak service between New York and Boston is suspended until Saturday, July 23, due to damage from a heavy truck that struck the overhead...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 1:09 AM
On the first day of the marriage equality law, New York City wed a record 659 couples. 484 were married by State Court Judges who volunteered their time to be part of the event. New York is the sixth and largest state in the nation to legalize same sex...
| Jul 26, 2011
If you need help finding affordable health coverage, getting claims paid by your current insurer or lowering your prescription-drug costs, there are several resources online. Take a look at these seven sites:
EHealthInsurance.com will help you find the...
| Jan 18, 2009
The Founding Fathers wanted to separate the center of government from the center of commerce. So after contentious wrangling they decided to move the capital from New York to a swamp on the Potomac.
And in some senses, it still is a swamp. Purely in...
| Jan 18, 2009
So what exactly are the 10 "official" inaugural balls under the aegis of the Presidential Inaugural Committee? They include five regional balls that encompass most of the U.S. states and territories, a pair of balls honoring the home states of the...
| Jan 29, 2008
Declaring that "it is time for a new generation of leadership" in America, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy endorsed Sen. Barack Obama for president Monday, wrapping the young politician in the mantle of America's best-known political dynasty.
He was joined in a...
| Feb 9, 2009
Donald C. Alexander, the Internal Revenue Service commissioner who successfully fought the Nixon administration's attempts to use tax audits and investigations to punish its political enemies, died of cancer Tuesday at his home in Washington, D.C. He...