The light at the end of the recession tunnel is distant and dim for the nation’s cities, according to a survey by the National League of Cities. While optimistic federal officials hint at an economic turnaround, city finance officers say the picture remains bleak for city governments. This is chiefly because a top source of municipal income — property tax revenue — tends to lag behind changes in the market
Roger Federer began his defense of the U.S. Open title with a routine straight sets victory over American wildcard Devin Britton at Flushing Meadows on Monday.
If Best Buy had a big sale on Blu-ray discs, would you go out and buy a Blu-ray player? The energy markets are kind of like that natural gas is really cheap, for now, but does that does mean we should build infrastructure for a natural gas-fueled economy?
While Hurricane Bill looked less organized early Friday, a tropical storm warning remains in effect for Bermuda. Tropical storm conditions, including winds of at least 39 mph (63 kph), are expected on the island within 24 hours. A hurricane watch was also in effect, meaning hurricane conditions, including winds of at least 74 mph (119 kph), are possible within 36 hours.
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A warning was issued overnight for a potential tropical storm that may hit the Florida-Alabama border Sunday. It formed in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center. A tropical storm warning means that weather conditions will deteriorate in the next 24 hours
The world’s population is forecast to hit 7 billion next year, the vast majority of its growth coming in developing and, in many cases, the poorest nations, a report released Wednesday said. A staggering 97 percent of global growth over the next 40 years will happen in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Population Reference Bureau’s 2009 World Population Data Sheet.
Typhoon Morakot bore down on Taiwan Friday, packing strong winds and threatening to soak the entire island upon landfall Friday evening or later, depending on the speed of the system, CNN meteorologist Jennifer Delgado said.
A suspected pedophile surrendered to police after German law enforcement published clips from videos of child pornography allegedly showing the man.
Typhoon Morakot moved toward Taiwan Thursday, promising to bring heavy rain and high winds to the island and other areas over the next few days.