Authorities blamed thick fog for a 13-vehicle wreck on Florida's Turnpike that killed at least five people Tuesday and included a fire truck and sheriff's cruiser headed to an earlier crash, officials said.
U.S. financial markets were rattled by news on Tuesday that late payments on U.S. mortgages had reached their highest level in 3-1/2 years, while regulators began a probe of subprime mortgage lending and called for legislation.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales rejected growing calls for his resignation Tuesday as scores of newly released documents detailed a two-year campaign by the Justice Department and White House to purge federal prosecutors. Gonzales acknowledged his department mishandled the dismissals of eight U.S. attorneys and misled Congress about how they were fired.
The new qtire uses a patented all-weather tire technology for autos and trucks that enables studs to be extended from the surface of the tire in snow and ice, yet lie below the tread when not required.
Four hundred people packed into an auditorium at U.C.L.A. in January to listen to a public lecture on prime numbers, one of the rare occasions that the topic has drawn a standing-room-only audience.
If any figure from the world of mainstream journalism could be forgiven for nursing a grudge toward new media, Dan Rather comes to mind. "Blogging's not the enemy.", says Dan Rather in this interview with CNet.com.
RESEARCHERS RECKON the US economy would be further in the toilet if it weren't for IT firms. IT boosts the US economy by some $2 trillion annually. The taxes paid thereon help fight wars, kill Arabs and build missile stations in the sky.
A top aide to U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has resigned, the Justice Department said on Tuesday, the latest fallout from the firing of federal prosecutors that has embarrassed the Bush administration and prompted calls for Gonzales to step down.
Brandon has written up a basic tutorial for those wishing to use their home computer as a webserver.
"Credit cards are regarded with high suspicion by many people. However, some of these same people use multiple credit cards! If you can't avoid using credit cards (perhaps due to necessity), it's wise to at least watch out for the shady tactics some credit companies employ."