As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions Of Gallons Of Water Lost The nation's aging pipes and water mains are springing expensive leaks, wasting more than 2 trillion gallons of drinking water nationally and 22 billion gallons in the Chicago area alone.
After The Waves, Staten Island Homeowner Takes Sandy Buyout Staten Islander Stephen Drimalas barely survived Hurricane Sandy. Now he and several Staten Islanders will sell their oceanfront homes to the state, which hopes to get people out of flood-prone areas.
At 83, Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard Makes The Leap To 3-D Godard, who has been making films for more than half a century, shared the 2014 Jury Prize at Cannes for his 3-D film, <em>Goodbye To Language. </em>He likes 3-D, he says, because "there aren't any rules."
18 Student Science Experiments Lost In Rocket Explosion Melissa Block speaks with high school freshman Natalie Moyer about her experiment that was lost on the Antares rocket when it exploded on Tuesday.
No Ebola, S'il Vous Plait, We're French: The Ivory Coast Mindset The country borders Liberia and Guinea, but so far Ebola hasn't arrived. Maybe it's because of the French heritage. When the authorities tell people what to do to keep the virus out, they listen.
Janet Yellen Brings A Different Leadership Style To The Fed Melissa Block talks to Neil Irwin, senior economic correspondent for <em>The New York Times</em>, about the leadership style of Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve.
Federal Reserve Votes To End Quantitative Easing Federal Reserve policymakers voted Wednesday to end a giant bond-buying stimulus program that's been in place in one form or another for the last six years.
At Ben Bradlee's Funeral, Mourners Mark More Than His Life At Washington, D.C.'s National Cathedral on Wednesday, friends, family and former colleagues paid tribute to Benjamin C. Bradlee, the late executive editor of <em>The Washington Post</em>.
Germany Hopes Incentive Plan Will Strengthen Its Military The German defense minister announced plans to increase the pay and benefits of her country's soldiers as a first step to restoring the effectiveness of Germany's military. The state of the German armed forces is an ongoing national scandal after it was revealed most of the country's military aircraft were grounded and German battle tanks are in need of repair. The defense minister says the shortage of military personnel is equally problematic, rendering half of its submarine fleet unusable because there aren't qualified people to operate them.