- The 2007 suicides of Duncan and Blake posthumously captured the imaginations of countless people who had never heard of the couple but were haunted by images published in news stories and on the Web. Five years later, questions remain about the media coverage of their deaths,
- A new study describes how distinct populations of bacteria thriving in the substance secreted by hyenas to mark their territory may be what allows them to recognize one another.
- Floyd Mayweather has reportedly bet $3 million on the Alabam-Michigan matchup this Saturday. The boxer put his money on the Wolverines at +14.
- Through last week, 1,118 cases of West Nile virus and 41 deaths had been reported. The updated figures represent a 40 percent increase in the number of cases and a 61 percent spike in the number of deaths, but are short of the all-time record for a full year: 9,862 cases and 264 deaths in 2003.
- Hurricane Isaac's effect on gasoline prices is minimal, but national inventory is below average. And pre-storm worries caused prices to rise anyway.
Washington Redskins vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Watch Live Stream Online, Prediction, Preview, Robert Griffin To Sit Against the BuccaneersThe Washington Redskins welcome the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to FedEx Field Wednesday night.
- Often portrayed by Democrats as a wealthy out-of-touch businessman, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney appeared as a man who achieved the American dream when his wife Ann made her national debut with a speech Wednesday night in Tampa.
- With the 2012 college football season about to start, Matt Barkley is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. Here’s a preview of other candidates that have a chance of winning the award.
Ann Romney Discusses Husband Mitt, Their Vision For America During Rousing Republican National Convention SpeechAnn Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, spoke Tuesday night about her husband, and their shared vision for the future of America during a personal, candid speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
- The series finale of "Teen Mom" is premiering on MTV tonight at 10/9c and the country will have to say goodbye to their favorite young mothers in a 90 minute episode.
- After targeting the U.S. Gulf coast Monday with ponderous rains and strong winds, tropical storm Isaac's path is now directed toward New Orleans with threats of a projected landfall Tuesday night, nearly seven years to the day since Hurricane Katrina wrecked the city.
- Ron Paul's delegates will have to enjoy the cheap seats during the Republican National Convention, after the GOP assigned states whose delegations are flush with the Libertarian Congressman's representatives to the outskirts of the convention center in Tampa, Fla. The GOP hopes the whole process will go off without a hitch -- but Paul's followers could still ruin Mitt Romney's coming out party.
- Sunday morning's talk show circuit featured a particularly matronly streak, with abortion, birth and Mother Nature dominating most of the political punditry's attention. The talk shows rolled into the day amid the continuing fallout over Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment and Mitt Romney's "birth certificate" comment.
- Generally one to stay away from the birther movement, presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday reminded his hometown crowd just where he was from. Appearing to take a poke at President Barack Obama, Romney told the crowd, "No one's ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place that we were born and raised."
- If you notice the price increases in apple cider this fall, blame it on the wacky weather.
- General Motors Co (NYSE: GM) will recall 249,260 mid-size sport utility vehicles to correct a potential fire hazard, a U.S. government safety agency said.
- U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open Monday as investors maintained a watchful mode waiting for decisions from meetings between Greek and European leaders this week to discuss reform measures needed to tackle the economic crisis in Greece.