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Americans donated more than $300 million to the American Red Cross after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Some are challenging the charity's effectiveness and its priorities. This isn't the first time.
Robert Schumann wrote his Violin Concerto in 1853....
After composer Robert Schumann died, his Violin Concerto languished in a library — until a grandniece of the man he wrote it for got out her Ouija board.
Nearly 20 companies have filed antitrust complaints against Google in Europe...
A new commissioner takes over the case on Nov. 1 and that has many wondering what that means for Google and its long-running antitrust case.
Measure P in California's Santa Barbara County asks voters to ban controversial oil and gas drilling methods such as hydraulic fracturing. To date, the oil industry has spent $7 million to defeat it.
David Greene continues his reporting in the newest part of the Russian empire, Crimea. He visits a Muslim Tatar community as it celebrates a holiday, with a new Russia-appointed mayor.
Most Americans feel relieved when they see a drop in prices at the pump. Jason Bruns feels the opposite. A higher price of oil is good for him. He owns 10 oil wells in Kansas that produce about two barrels a day.