Janet McBride had to send someone to fetch lunch for her Saturday. The cheerful auto dealer receptionist didn’t dare leave her switchboard during the waning hours of the federal government’s "Cash for Clunkers" program.
China is shutting down a pair of smelting plants suspected of sickening several thousand children with lead poisoning, according to state-run media. At least 851 children living near a plant in northwestern China’s Shaanxi province were found to have excessive lead levels in their blood, according to the Xinhua news agency.
The Rancho Bernardo Inn, a San Diego luxury resort, is offering rooms for $19 a night. But there’s a catch — you have to sleep in a tent and bring your own toilet paper
An Indonesian fisherman has been killed by Komodo dragons after he was attacked while trespassing on a remote island in search of fruit, officials said Tuesday. Muhamad Anwar, 32, bled to death on his way to hospital after being mauled by the reptiles at Loh Sriaya, in eastern Indonesia’s Komodo National Park, the park’s general manager Fransiskus Harum told CNN. “The fisherman was inside the park when he went looking for sugar-apples