Travel in Laredo, TX

A flag that has survived actual "bombs bursting in air" can surely survive anything, right? You’d be surprised. Maintaining the Star-Spangled Banner is a monumental task. Jennifer Jones, Curator in the Division of Armed Forces History, and Suzanne Thomassen-Krauss, textile conservator in charge of the preservation of the Star-Spangled Banner, went into the Banner's chamber to perform an examination of the flag.

Since February is Black History Month, we've pulled together a list of books to read with your kids. From tales based on actual historic events to fiction featuring African American kids (who are still underrepresented in children's literature), here are some books here to get your celebration started.Like any book list, this one was hard to narrow down. Hopefully this is a jumping-off point for finding…

International charity Oxfam has compiled a list of countries which it says allow companies to pay too little tax.

Delayed flights, lost luggage and other travel inconveniences are a small price to pay for the amazing educational and networking experiences conferences provide.

Take a look back at the racing career of the late Dan Wheldon in photos.

IndyCar champion Simon Pagenaud saw a toy car display at the Indianapolis Airport, so he went over and signed all of his.

These are some of the most inspiring graduation speeches of the past 20 years.

Flash Flood Warning issued August 27 at 3:43AM CDT until August 27 at 9:15AM CDT by NWS
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 AM CDT FOR JEFFERSON...HARDIN...ORANGE AND SOUTH CENTRAL JASPER COUNTIES... At 338 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated a large area of thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Widespread 3 to 6 inches of rain have fallen, with a few location across Western Harden and Jefferson counties with 6 to 9 inches of rainfall. Flash
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It has been an outstanding season for ice skating in the Jämtland region, located in the northwestern part of Sweden. The ice they are skating on is 10-15 centimeters thick, and is clear enough to see the bottom of the lake, and the fish swimming below!

Are you as excited as we are for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD? Pre-order your copy at GameStop and get the exclusive Sound Selection CD. Here’s a short clip from the soundtrack… Check...

Our art critics highlight ten vibrant works graffiti in NYC streets, including the colorful murals along Johnson Avenue and the 100 Gates Project

Meet Delta, a North American River Otter found abandoned near the Tensaw River Delta in Alabama. A woman had found the otter squealing under her house in a nest and called the Wildlife Fish Game Office after the mother failed to return. The happy little otter eventually found a new home at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo and is now being cared for by her new