After countless hours of community service and thousands of slightly irritated wrists, it's no secret that the law takes it easy on those in the Hollywood limelight. But apparently, even incarceration can prove a bit of a cakewalk if you have a couple platinum records.
"Some scientists are urging Obama to break out the nuclear weapons and bomb the gushing BP oil well into submission. Is that crazy? With BP seemingly running out of options to seal the broken oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, many are debating a dramatic last resort - a nuclear bomb. (Watch Adm. Thad Allen discuss the nuclear bomb option.) The Soviet Union successfully sealed up four leak
"How widespread is counterfeiting? At any given time, some $200 million in bogus U.S. bills is in circulation worldwide, authorities say. About $60 million of those fakes circulates through the U.S. each year. Counterfeiting represents only a tiny fraction of the $800 billion in circulation, but it can be a nightmare for merchants or consumers who end up with the phony bills, because counterf
"One convenient side effect of Greece's economic meltdown is that journalists now have a compact new way to make predictions of financial Armageddon. It's easy: Just say that "Place X" is the "next Greece." But here's hoping the gloomy forecasts aren't all accurate - together, the countries that have been dubbed "the next Greece" constitute about 60 percent