Clock runs out on efforts to make daylight saving time permanent
WASHINGTON - Early this Sunday morning, Americans will engage in the annual autumnal ritual of "falling back" - setting their clocks back one hour to conform with standard time. If some lawmakers had their way, it would mark the end of a tradition that has stretched for more than a century. But a familiar story unspooled of congressional gridlock and a relentless lobbying campaign, this one from advocates that some jokingly call "Big Sleep."Subsc
Not-so-fun facts about Daylight Saving Time
It's that time of year when we turn the clocks back an hour, and supposedly get an extra hour of sleep. There are arguments against adopting a spring-ahead/fall-behind life – or for making Daylight Saving Time permanent.