We should learn Obama's choice for VP this week.
A new study found that 13 percent of U.S. citizens are "'net newsers' - web users under 35 who read more political blogs than watch national news coverage, rely heavily on web-based news during the day and have a strong interest in technology and technology news." They're talking about you, Blogtownies.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has resigned, in the face of impeachment.
Michael Phelps picked up his record-breaking eighth Olympic gold medal this week. Where's he gonna go now?
A dam breaks in the Grand Canyon, and officials air lift a few hundred residents and tourists to safety.
Unsurprisingly, the Columbia River Crossing bridge might be bad for salmon.
Hopefully you enjoyed that wave of hot summer weather. Because it's gone.
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