Julian McNally just got in to Colorado Springs from Minnesota, and hasn't even had a chance to unpack; he's enrolling in school.
"A thousand miles, you know, a decent drive," McNally says. "I still have all my stuff in my car here." A bit of a rite of passage... more »
A new survey finds the average price of regular gasoline in the United States has gone up 3.86 cents in the last three weeks.
The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular rose to $2.77. Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average... more »
An SUV with a minimum price tag of more than $62,000 is once again the most popular vehicle among thieves.
The Highway Loss Data Institute says the blinged-out 2007-2009 Cadillac Escalade has been stolen more than any other vehicle - and car thieves go the extra mile to get... more »
A surprising new study finds that the cost of treating cancer in the United States nearly doubled over the past two decades. But expensive cancer drugs may not be the main reason why.
The study found that rising costs may have been driven more by the growing number of... more »
BEIJING - China's latest must-have luxury for the ultra-rich, to go with mansions and sports cars, is a large dog with massive amounts of hair best known for herding sheep in Tibet. Once banned by the Communist Party as bourgeois, pet ownership is booming in China, and the Tibetan mastiff... more »
A three-day rainstorm that caused flooding and downed trees was among the most devastating ever to the electrical grid in some parts of the Northeast. New Jersey's Public Service Electric & Gas says the storm was the worst in its history. Consolidated Edison, which powers New York City and some... more »
The Big Mac, long a symbol of globalization, has become the latest victim of this tiny island nation's overexposure to the world financial crisis.
Iceland's three McDonald's restaurants - all in the capital Reykjavik - will close next weekend, as the franchise owner gives in to falling profits caused... more »