If you're a squirrel or a trout, we've got some good news for you: Americans are hunting and fishing less. Every five years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service puts together a massive survey of outdoor recreation, and the 2006 preliminary numbers were released today.
NEWSWEEK got an early look at plans for the recently approved Vietnam Veterans Memorial Center in D.C. Among the details: after entering the underground museum through a tunnel, visitors will see a huge video wall with larger-than-life photos of the men and women who died in Vietnam, set to fade in and out on their birthdays.
Admit it. You already miss Jack Abramoff. But don't fret. Even though the ex-super lobbyist, now known as Federal Prison Inmate No. 27593-112, began his six-year sentence today, he can still have visitors.
The Senate has approved a bill to build a 700-mile fence on the U.S.-Mexico border. The barrier, of course, is designed to keep out illegals. Humans, that is.
Only one comedian has ever debuted an album in Billboard's Top Ten, and his last name's not Rock or Romano, Carlin or Cosby. He's Dan Whitney, a.k.a. Larry the Cable Guy, 42, the hillbilly comedian Jay Leno calls "the hottest comic in the country."The accolade belongs to a guy whose act is, in his own words, "the dumbest show you ever seen in your whole life." A typical line: "A buddy of mine's kid had sex with his teacher.
Unemployed and financially strained, Chris Hajaig lives in suburban Essex, England. He says he spends his days reading the paper and being a stay-at-home dad.
Thirty-four long years have passed since the Senators limped off to Texas to become the Rangers. Now Major League Baseball is finally returning to Washington DC--and the nation's capital is buzzing in anticipation of Thursday's sold-out inaugural home game between the Washington Nationals and the Arizona Diamondbacks.