Like so many features of the consumer landscape, telecommunications and electronics have been slammed by this country's housing and unemployment crises.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is bringing a message of tough love to Kenya: you are a key American friend in east Africa, but you must rein in graft and follow through on political reform.
The burning question in the hallways of the Pentagon: Will Adm. Michael G. Mullen have to take down his Facebook page?
Republican opposition is stalling Senate efforts to keep the popular "cash for clunkers" program alive.
A model health care system operates behind Marietta Moore's apartment door in a subsidized housing complex in Durham.
It might look like loose change to most kids, but to 13-year-old Justin Connally, pennies, dimes, nickels and quarters add up to major savings.
They include a 63-year-old barber, an optician, an immigrant-turned-pizza-shop owner, and a couple of small businessmen who opened stores after layoffs by downsizing employers.
Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt has resigned from Apple's board of directors, a position he has held since August 2006.