All weekend -- starting Thursday night -- people pounded that pavement at shopping malls all over the country in search of the uber holiday deal. But while foot traffic was up, you all didn't spend as much as retailers may have hoped.
The line between wildlife habitat and human housing is becoming increasingly blurred, so how should we deal with bears digging through the neighborhood garbage cans? Or an alligator taking a dip in the pool?
In Washington, D.C. a photo exhibition of nearly 100 images has opened at the National Geographic Museum. The exhibit, "Women of Vision," showcases work by 11 of the world's top women photographers who have shot photos from the battlefields of Iraq to the inner workings of the brain.
The Obama administration had promised they'd fix most of the problems with the troubled healthcare.gov by the end of November. Yesterday, officials at Health and Human Services, the department in charge of the site, essentially declared victory.
Since the end of Prohibition, states have grappled with how to regulate the sale of alcohol. Some retain laws that haven't changed much in the last 80 years. Take New Mexico. It has some of the most expensive liquor licenses in the country.
What would you do with a gift of $2.7 million dollars? That was the question faced by San Francisco Middle Schools after Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff donated the amount to the district. He asked that the money go towards innovation, so the district will use half the money to beef up its tech infrastructure.