William and Laura Betts live on Dana Lane in the community of Moreno Valley, Calif. The couple stand out because they actually paid off their mortgage in 2005. William, who lost his job in November 2009, is glad they don't have to worry about making payments on their house.
A woman flaps her arms to make a character fly on a Wii Fit Plus game at the Nintendo exhibit at a games expo in 2009 in Los Angeles. Experts say middle-aged women represent the largest demographic playing games online now.
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An estimated 1,000 people marched through the streets of Reykjavik on Saturday to protest a plan to compensate the British and Dutch governments because of the collapse of an Icelandic bank.
A technician at pharmaceutical company pursuing new gene therapy treatments collects re-engineered viruses, called "vectors." Viruses, stripped of their virulence and ability to replicate, are the most common delivery vehicles for healthy DNA.