Mysteries of the Maya

Mysteries of the Maya USA TODAY science reporter Dan Vergano traveled to Belize to join archaeologists exploring sacred Mayan wells, caves and their ancient cities.…

Remembering the Decade

Remembering the Decade At the start of the decade, prosperity reigned, there was a budget surplus, and housing prices were on the rise. Then we…

Getting it clean

Getting it clean During the 1990s, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power spent $55 million to build a water-recycling system that would introduce…

Americans in Orbit

Americans in Orbit Interview space pioneers Glenn, Schirra and Carpenter, and take a 360-degree tour of Glenn's Friendship 7 capsule. View the multimedia example

Andaman Rising

Andaman Rising When the Asian tsunami hit southern Thailand in 2004, the sea that had sustained the region for generations – the Andaman – rose…

Murder: New York City

Murder: New York City Each day, the New York Police Department announces major crimes, including most homicides, in the five boroughs. This data is compiled…

How much oil?

How much oil? As of May 9, an estimated 3.5 million gallons of oil ha spilled into the Gulf of Mexico since the April 20…
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