It's a rare summer when Phyllis Davenport misses the annual reunion in her family's east Texas hometown. But this July, the single mom and her teenage daughter stayed home.
Gold coins. Gold bars. Gold stocks. Gold funds. Americans have gold fever.
Immediately after arriving at a closed airport on Sunday afternoon, though, the Obamas' "normal family vacation" got off to a not-so-normal start.
Nigeria's latest plan to end militant attacks in the volatile Niger River delta that have cut oil production to a 20-year low appears to have collapsed.
South African runner Caster Semenya, who is undergoing gender testing after questions arose about her muscular build and deep voice, returns home Tuesday to celebrations after her 800-meter win at the world championships.
Garage sales are for treasures. Museums are for the ages. Mayme Clayton spent a lifetime scouring one so her son could build the other.
There has never been a better time to take $3,500 or $4,500 from the government for trading in your gas-guzzler. But come 8 p.m. EDT Monday, time's up.