Dissidents aren't the only ones being forced off Beijing's streets during the Olympics. The Chinese government has also pushed drivers off the roads—about 3.5 million of them—and shuttered hundreds of factories, steel mills and coal plants in an effort to reduce the city's notorious smog.
The 2004 Democratic nominee's daughter relives the ride.
Real-estate agents are an optimistic bunch, but it's hard to put a positive spin on the nation's deepening housing bust. In the past year, the average U.S. home has lost 16 percent of its value, and the number of homes changing hands has dropped by one third since the market peak in 2005.
Is offshore drilling gaining more acceptance?
Fifteen years after the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy was enacted for the U.S. military, Congress is prepping to review the law.
Whether they've lost homes or businesses, many Iowans still feel blessed because they survived--and have good neighbors.
It's been two months since devastating wildfires swept through southern California, and while more than 2,200 San Diego families lost their homes, the crisis—for now—is over.