The air traffic control tower at Dulles International Airport in Virginia.
Some other countries have allowed air traffic controllers to nap during their breaks and some experts think that might help prevent any more cases of American air traffic controllers falling asleep when they should be directing planes.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick during the 2010 season.
Nike announced it has welcomed back NFL superstar Michael Vick to its roster of celebrity endorsers. Vick, the quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, spent 20 months in federal prison on a conviction related to dog fighting.
During that case, Vick became highly unpopular and lost his $2 million endorsement deal with Nike in 2007. The sports apparel company even suspended the release of the Zoom Vick V sneakers.
About 230 million people every month play Zynga games such as "Farmville (above), CityVille and Texas HoldEm Poker.
Zynga, the online game maker behind FarmVille and other popular Facebook pastimes, is going public, the latest in a crop of high-valued Internet IPOs expected after LinkedIn Corp. showed that the online networking craze is a hot commodity on Wall Street.
Today, the second round of the Federal Reserve's stimulus came to an end. In an interview with CNBC, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the second round of quantitative easing — or QE2 as it's come to be known — did very little.
Thousands of state workers had an unscheduled day off in Minnesota Friday. Many functions of state government are on hold after the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton failed to reach agreement on a budget for the fiscal year that began Friday.