Once the leader in rentals and the place where practically everyone found time to stop after work and pick up a few movies, Blockbuster is now a shadow of its former self. Competitors, suspect management, and evolving industry dynamics have rocked the company, leaving it in a precarious position.
Police have found a third body at a mansion in Shropshire, England, which was destroyed by fire last week.
Engineers are readying a supercooled, record-setting 100-tesla magnet at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The magnet will have to withstand forces equivalent to 200 sticks of dynamite.
Hurricane Gustav is weakening slightly to a Category 2 storm as it nears landfall along the heavily evacuated Louisiana coast.
With Hurricane Gustav on course to hit the US Gulf of Mexico coast, the damage it does to the region's oil facilities could be a "worst case scenario".
Sitting in the center of the so-called Sun Belt, the country is part of a vast, rainless region reaching from the western edge of North Africa to the eastern edge of Central Asia that boasts the best solar energy resources on Earth.
The Bush Administration has ignited a furor with a proposed definition of pregnancy that has the effect of classifying some of the most widely used methods of contraception as abortion.
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About six of every 10 nursing homes in the New Orleans area didn't evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hit three years ago, and about 70 patients died in them. That won't happen with Hurricane Gustav, officials said.
Gorki Aguila faced a possible four year term in prison for the crime known in Cuba as social dangerousness. The controversial law allows the jailing of people who the authorities believe have been displaying behaviour that would indicate they could be on the verge of committing a crime.