Tuesday's magnitude 7.0 earthquake was the largest recorded in Haiti since 1770, but more than a dozen quakes of that size have shaken the country's Caribbean neighbors repeatedly over the past centuries. That's because Hispaniola, the Caribbean Island Haiti…

In another in our series, "The Next Chapter of Reading," Jeffrey Brown talks to Wired staff writer Priya Ganapati, who is at the International Consumer Electronics Show, about what she's seeing in the latest e-reader products.

The Environmental Protection Agency proposed stricter new limits on smog Thursday that could have big health benefits, but could also cost up to $90 billion for corporations and the government to implement. The proposal would limit smog to…

The Census Bureau launched its 2010 campaign Monday and will spend $340 million on a media campaign to convince Americans to fill out and send back the decennial surveys. Millions of forms will be mailed to residences and shelters as…

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