Americans who slap $1 pricetags on their used possessions at garage sales or bazaar events risk being slapped with fines of up to $15 million, thanks to a new government campaign called the "Resale Round-up."
Jaycee Dugard's alleged kidnappers, Phillip and Nancy Garrido, lived in a filthy home surrounded by piles of garbage, hazardous wiring and an open septic hole, according to inspectors who have deemed the home unsafe to occupy.
Public schools and colleges are seeing an early and robust flu season thanks to the H1N1 virus, although some are scratching their heads as to why its not as widespread as health officials predicted it would be.
President Obama awarded the highest military honor to a soldier who died trying to save a wounded comrade in Afghanistan, saying Sgt. First Class Jared C. Monti personified the values of honor and heroism.
When the United Nations General Assembly reconvenes in New York City next week, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon intends to present its members with a two-year headquarters budget that he claims will be as stingy as these recessionary times demand.