December 13, 2012 | 9:50am

TV viewers finally should get some relief from a major annoyance: excessively loud commercials. SAY WHAT?

December 11, 2012 | 9:29am

After decades of rising childhood obesity rates, several American cities are reporting their first declines. Here's more.

December 10, 2012 | 2:08pm

Bad news, guys. The chances of making it to 100 are much greater if you're a woman. Here's why.

December 7, 2012 | 9:35am

Anybody got an extra $750 million? If you do, a private company will fly you to the moon.

December 5, 2012 | 3:21pm

What do the president of the United States, the pope and a co-founder of Facebook (FB) have in common? Each is prominently featured in Forbes' 2012 ranking of the world's most powerful people.

December 3, 2012 | 8:15am

Buckingham Palace/Clarence House announced Monday that the duchess and Prince William are expecting an heir to the throne. Here's more.