It is safe to say that Washington Capitals prospect Garrett Haar was indecisive last summer.
Mitt Romney is fighting for votes in economically struggling Michigan by pointing to his job-creation record in Massachusetts for proof he can jump-start bad economies — but the drop in unemployment during his time as governor may be a result more of willing workers fleeing the state than from his own ability to spawn jobs.
In 1978, the Chinese government made a decision to change direction. Rather than continue the stagnating communist policies that mired the country in Third World poverty, it started to liberalize its economy. The gamble paid off, and today, China has the world's second-largest economy, with a large trade surplus and near-double-digit annual growth rates.
The first member of the Kennedy clan's so-called fourth generation is inching closer to running for Congress - a place where his family had served almost continuously for more than six decades until last year.
At a gritty industrial site occupied a century ago by a textile mill, five universities are collaborating to install supercomputers that will recreate the start of the universe and perform other research.
On one lonesome stretch of Interstate 95 north of Bangor, motorists often put the pedal to the metal. Soon, it will be legal to do so.
In record-setting numbers, young adults struggling to find work are shunning long-distance moves to live with their mom and dad, delaying marriage and buying fewer homes, often raising kids out of wedlock.
Violent crime nationwide dropped 6 percent in 2010, declining for the fourth straight year, while property crimes also were down for the eighth consecutive year, falling 2.7 percent, the FBI announced Monday.
Six days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Major League Baseball returned to the field with a new ritual. During the seventh-inning stretch, a moment typically reserved for "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," another song played at parks around the country: "God Bless America."