Genetically modified fruits and vegetables are an increasingly common sight on supermarket shelves. What is their appeal?
For the first time in its history, USA Today is undergoing a major redesign. What are some of the changes in store for readers?
What is the government doing to encourage people to fill out the Census?
Once confined to the realm of underground rave culture, ecstasy is spreading to Middle America. Why is this mildly psychedelic drug suddenly everywhere?
How do America's college students plan to spend their upcoming Spring Break?
Microsoft recently released its new Windows 2000. What are some of the features of the new operating system?
The price of gasoline has shot up in the recent weeks. How are Americans coping with the added expense?
The New Yorker turns 75 next month. How is the staff of the venerable magazine celebrating?
Oxygen, an Oprah Winfrey-led media venture geared toward women, recently launched a new cable-TV network. What are some of the programs airing on the channel?
WWF stars Mankind and The Rock had bestselling bios in 1999, and volumes by Goldberg and other pro wrestlers are on the way. Why are ...
Popular in the 1970s, yoga is once again all the rage. Why are so many people turning to this age-old set of exercises?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting a record outbreak of illness as the flu sweeps the country. What are the effects of ...
After being diagnosed with colon cancer, 77-year-old "Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz recently accounced his retirement. What were his most popular animated TV specials?
On Dec. 7, NASA mysteriously lost all contact with the $165 million Mars Polar Lander. Among the leading theories as to what went wrong:
On Dec. 7, power in Northern Ireland was transferred from London to Belfast, ending 27 years of direct rule by Britain. What are the terms ...
Every other commercial on TV these days seems to be plugging an Internet company. Why are so many web-based businesses turning to television advertising?
Featured recently on the cover of Time, low-carb, high-protein diets are all the rage. Why are millions of Americans following such diets as "Dr. Atkins ...
Earlier this month, a federal judge ruled Microsoft a monopoly. What penalties are being considered for the software giant?
With ABC's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire a ratings smash, a flood of big-money game shows are on the way, inclusing Fox's ...
Martha Stewart, who on Oct. 19 went public in a hugely successful IPO, has parlayed her domestic touch into a multimedia empire. Why has she ...