Even a former U.S. president regularly changed his travel plans to avoid the day.
In what could prove to be one of the biggest counter-terrorism seizures in U.S. history, prosecutors filed a civil complaint in federal court seeking the forfeiture of more than $500 million in assets of the Alavi Foundation and an alleged front company.
Fewer people will be flying this holiday, but airlines are ensuring that their planes remain full.
Struggling movie rental retailer Blockbuster Inc. said Thursday that its third-quarter loss surged more than fivefold as more consumers rented movies by mail or through competitors' vending kiosks instead of driving to its stores.
Despite being laid-off, one ex-banker spends as if he's still making $200,000.
North Korea threatened South Korea with possible punishment today over a skirmish that left one of its warships badly damaged and a crew member dead.Full Story
Chinese scientists have artificially induced the second major snowstorm to wreak havoc in Beijing this season, state media said today, reigniting debate over the practice of tinkering with Mother Nature.Full Story
Secret police arrested two passengers for taking pictures.