For six hours beginning on April 9, about 11 million Americans in seven states were left without access to 911 emergency services. The cause was a software glitch.
Since the IRS got burned over nonprofits, anonymous donors know they can spend, spend, spend
Who we picked to help us rank green companies and frequently asked questions about our rankings
A debate over sexual assault on campus may force changes in the school's Greek life
FIFA has taken heat for its decision to hold its main event in a small emirate with big money.
To produce the 2010 Green Rankings, NEWSWEEK collaborated with MSCI ESG Research—a leading source of environmental, social, and governance ratings—which served as lead research organization; Trucost, which specializes in quantitative measurements of environmental performance; CorporateRegister.com, the world's largest online directory of social responsibility, sustainability, and environmental reports; and our editorial partner, ASAP Media.
This spring, an Australian named Norrie May-Welby made headlines around the world as the world's first legally genderless person when the New South Wales Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages sent the Sydney resident a certificate containing neither M for male or F for female.
Serving as director of national intelligence may be a mission impossible, but President Obama's effort to find a successor to the outgoing Dennis Blair may not be much easier.
Elena Kagan is being attacked for her lack of judicial experience by some of the same folks (e.g., Sen. John Cornyn) who said Harriet Miers was especially qualified for the Supreme Court because President Bush had gone outside the usual suspects and nominated someone who wasn't a judge.
Nancy friggin' Drew—happy birthday, baby! Our favorite slim sleuth of River Heights turns 80 this year, not that she looks her age. Botox, Pilates, intravenous chardonnay therapy—to whatever she's doing to look so fab, we say cheers.
Ben Roethlisberger Questioned in Sexual Assault (Again): Some Accusers Lie, but Fewer Than You Think
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is in (alleged) trouble again. For the second time in two years, he's being investigated for sexual assault, though at this point the facts are still unclear and no charges have been filed. (In 2009 a hotel employee sued the football star for sexual assault and battery, false imprisonment, and infliction of emotional distress over an alleged 2008 encounter.
Michael Jackson's death took a bizarre turn this afternoon when the Los Angeles County Coroner's office announced it'd found the anesthetic propofol, usually used in general surgery, and two other sedatives to have caused the singer's death in June.
by Sarah Kliff Right now, in the Museum of Modern Art's second-floor atrium, there is a pile of junk: empty toothpaste tubes, bottle caps without bottles, used Styrofoam containers, slivers of soap.
If Barack Obama swipes the Sunshine State's 27 electoral votes from the Republican column, the 2008 election is over. Can he swing it? Right now, the Illinois senator (who finished a two-day visit Tuesday) is doing his best—but John McCain (who arrives tomorrow) has signaled that he's willing to fight to the finish.