• IOC VP sets out on 'risk assessment' of 3 bids for 2020 Olympics

    Seven months before the vote, the International Olympic Committee is sending a panel of experts on a series of site-inspection visits that could prove influential in the race to host the 2020 Summer Games.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 28, 2013, 4:24 PM EST

    The White House cybersecurity executive order, to be unveiled by President Obama's top security officials, will be the most comprehensive plan yet. 

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 12, 2013, 6:16 PM EST
  • The nation's lifelines — its roads, airports, railways and transit systems — are getting hammered by extreme weather beyond what their builders imagined.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 7:30 AM EST
  • Now, 8,000 "leading edge" boomers are turning 65 every day, and will continue to do so for the rest of the decade. That could reshape the landscape of transportation in the U.S

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 6:30 AM EST