Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million The famous upright went to auction on Monday in New York. It came with a signed photograph of actor Humphrey Bogart who played Sam, and with the old wad of chewing gum found under the keyboard.
Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, overcrowded airports, long lines and very little personal space on trains, planes and buses. This week is expected to be the busiest travel week of the year.
New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi Birds are one of the most widely studied forms of life on the planet. And, there are still new species out there to discover — as one young researcher found recently in a forest in Indonesia.
White House To Find Successor To Defense Secretary Hagel Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation on Monday. He will stay on until his replacement is found. Why did Hagel resign, and what does it mean for the Obama administration's policies?
Officer Fatally Shoots Cleveland Boy Brandishing Fake Gun A Cleveland police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who had an air pistol. It's not the first such death in the city in recent years, and it sparked a number of peaceful protests.
Magazine Sheds Light On Allegations Of Rape Culture At UVA In an issue of <em>Rolling Stone</em>, a female freshman said she was raped by seven men at the prestigious Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012. The University of Virginia's governing board meets Tuesday.
Britain To Announce Sweeping Counterterrorism Legislation The British government plans to introduce measures it says will help authorities combat terrorism. The proposed legislation includes a ban on insurance companies covering the cost of ransom demands.
Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of <em>Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America</em>.