Taxes have been around almost as long as civilization itself. In fact, ancient Egyptians complained about the tax collector through hieroglyphs.
They said it would never catch on. Today, it's one of the most recognizable symbols in the world.
Political protest has long been part of the Olympic Games.
Support for the Iraq war is down, but the number of college students completing Army officer training is on the rise.
Bird flu is no longer dominating the headlines. But that doesn't mean we've beaten it into submission.
John Sellers just may be the most obsessive Guided by Voices fan on the planet. And, if you know anything about Guided by Voices fans, that's really saying something.
If Lent had a mascot, it would likely be a fish, or maybe a fish fillet.
Daylight saving time goes into effect early Sunday morning. The goal of daylight saving time is to provide more light in the evening. Its secondary objective must be to create chaos.
The United States shoots down a defunct spy satellite.
Mix a pagan fertility festival with a bunch of martyred Christian saints. Add the words of an English poet. And throw in some bloody strips of goat hide. What do you get? Valentine's Day, of course.
For many, the term "super" just wasn't super enough to describe this year's Super Tuesday.
Super Tuesday becomes Super-Duper Tuesday. Thousands of delegates are up for grabs as voters in more than 20 states head to the polls.
President Bush gave his State of the Union address this week. Here's an alternative look at just how the country is faring these days.
The average American household now has more than $8,000 in credit card debt. In a country of spenders, why bother to save?
Sweepers, menders and music makers help skaters do their best at the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.