September 10, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Schools Can Do Better With Less Money

MIAMI - When Alberto Carvalho took charge of Miami- Dade County Public Schools last September, his first goal was to scour the district's nearly $5.5 billion budget to find money for teacher raises, which had been on hold because of state funding More...

What Will Rise At Ground Zero?

NEW YORK (AP) - The five skyscrapers were all supposed to rise by early next decade to replace the ravaged World Trade Center, with the city's tallest towers set in a spiral evoking the Statue of Liberty's torch. More...

Telemarketing 'Robocalls' Were History On Sept. 1, Mostly

Exceptions include charities, sur veys, and information about canceled flights. But most telemarketers need your permission before calling

LOS ANGELES - Just after you pour milk on cereal or pull a roast from the oven, the sound seems to come at the exact same moment every time: "BRRNNNG ... More...

Spanish Town Recalls Baton Rouge Pilot's Crash

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The last thing Clark Graham expected when he piloted a B-17 out of England on June 19, 1944, was to land in Spain. The last thing he expected this year was for anyone to remember. More...

What Can Be Learned From Dugard's Kidnapping Ordeal?

Few abducted children held for long periods return alive. Her case offers hope for other cold cases, as well as 'opportunities to learn'

SAN FRANCISCO - As details come to light about the recovery and horrifying 18-year captivity of Jaycee Lee Dugard, lessons about how to prevent or uncover the most tragic sorts of child abductions are also likely to emerge. More...