Study: Free Android apps track personal info without consent
Michael Green - May 04, 2015
Study: Free Android apps track personal info without consent
The study found that the 2,000 apps studied connected to 250,000 urls.
Big names converging on Washington for the Humans to Mars Summit this week
Justin Beach - May 02, 2015
It's been a big year for Mars news and all of the big players in space exploration will sit down to discuss it all this week.
Scientists monitor undersea volcanic eruption off Oregon coast
Justin Beach - May 02, 2015
If confirmed, the small eruption off the Northwest coast could signal a big step forward in predicting volcanic activity.
Elusive new bird species discovered in China -- and you'll never guess how Elusive new bird species discovered in China -- and you'll never guess how
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
The bird is actually quite common in central China, so why did it take researchers so long to track it down -- and how did they do it?
Is NASA developing a Hyperspace Drive? Could get man to Mars in 70 days Is NASA developing a Hyperspace Drive? Could get man to Mars in 70 days
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
It may sound like something out of Star Wars, but scientists at NASA think they may be onto something with an electromagnetic-powered drive that could send humans on vast distances.
Could space travel give astronauts brain damage? Could space travel give astronauts brain damage?
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Scientists wanted to know just what all the cosmic radiation in space would do to the human brain -- and the results shocked them.
Bombardier Beetle blasts toxic fumes from its rear -- and you'll be amazed how
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
It's not your ordinary fart -- and scientists have discovered just how this amazing insect can carry such toxic substances and not kill itself in the process.
1 dead as 2 men found stabbed in Oklahoma home 1 dead as 2 men found stabbed in Oklahoma home
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Police were still trying to figure out what happened as one man was found dead and another wounded in an apparent stabbing attack.
Watch 'Walking Dead' star Chad Coleman go on NYC Subway rant [VIDEO]
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Cops behave better with body cameras: study Cops behave better with body cameras: study
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Police officers simply act better when they know all of their actions are being recorded, states a study, and it applies to civilians as well.
Ohio's Kasich: I can win GOP 2016 nomination if I get enough money Ohio's Kasich: I can win GOP 2016 nomination if I get enough money
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Kasich could be a dark horse in the 2016 GOP nomination campaign due to his position as governor of a key battleground state and his extensive experience in politics.
The Pentagon's sex assault problem: bullying, vengeance the norm The Pentagon's sex assault problem: bullying, vengeance the norm
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Defense Department leadership is struggling to define what qualifies as retaliation against sex assault victims.
Jeb Bush hails charges against 6 Baltimore police officers, says 'the process works’ Jeb Bush hails charges against 6 Baltimore police officers, says 'the process works'
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Bush also said that people are "innocent until proven guilty" and encouraged people to show patience and trust in the legal process.
Woman texts 'Driving drunk woo' before fatal crash: prosecutors Woman texts 'Driving drunk woo' before fatal crash: prosecutors
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
Mila Dago, 22, was allegedly in the midst of an angry breakup with her boyfriend via text message when she got in the accident, which killed her friend and passenger.
Stunning ruling: U.S. government is liable for Katrina flooding, judge says Stunning ruling: U.S. government is liable for Katrina flooding, judge says
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
The judge ruled that under the Fifth Amendment, the flooding amounted to a taking of property without adequate compensation due to the fact that the flooding was caused by levees maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failing.
House moves to shut down NSA's warrantless surveillance of phone, Internet records House moves to shut down NSA's warrantless surveillance of phone, Internet records
Dan Taylor - May 02, 2015
However, civil liberties advocates say the bill doesn't go nearly far enough -- and the government has too much leeway to misrepresent how much spying it is actually doing.
Bruce Jenner gets hit with wrongful death lawsuit over 'reckless' car accident Bruce Jenner gets hit with wrongful death lawsuit over 'reckless' car accident
Gene Johnson - May 02, 2015
According to the suit, the ex-Olympian "violated the rules of the road" and was "negligent, careless and reckless" in causing the wreck.
Conan O'Brien writes touching tribute for David Letterman Conan O'Brien writes touching tribute for David Letterman
Gene Johnson - May 02, 2015
In his letter, O'Brien offered a brief history of comedy in the early Eighties before Letterman came onto the scene with his brand of comedy and unlikely television looks.
Chris Christie maintains his innocence as 'Bridgegate' trial intensifies Chris Christie maintains his innocence as 'Bridgegate' trial intensifies
Ella Vincent - May 02, 2015
The New Jersey governor Chris Christie maintains innocence as his aides are charged with fraud.
Bernie Sanders raises $1 million on very first day of campaign Bernie Sanders raises $1 million on very first day of campaign
Ella Vincent - May 02, 2015
The socialist senator's presidential campaign brings in $1 million.
Newly-discovered 'puffy' planet contradicts previous research on planet formation
Susan Douglin - May 02, 2015
Discovery of new planet 'puffy' could lead to capabilities of hosting life one day.
DIY lab to genetically modify embryos would only cost $2,000 DIY lab to genetically modify embryos would only cost $2,000
Susan Douglin - May 01, 2015
A mere $2,000 can start a laboratory that can modify human embryos by using a genome-editing computer technique according to a recently released report.
Radiation in deep space could cause permanent brain damage in astronauts
Justin Beach - May 01, 2015
Before NASA can get astronauts to Mars and back there is a huge safety hurdle to overcome.
Loaded gun discovered in John Boehner's bathroom by a child
Stephen Jordan - May 01, 2015
Child reportedly finding loaded gun in John Boehner's Capitol suite bathroom upsets gun groups
New Kurt Cobain album to be released
Courtney Slusser - May 01, 2015
Set to be released this summer.
House Judiciary Committee votes to put a leash on NSA's snooping power House Judiciary Committee votes to put a leash on NSA's snooping power
Steven DiCarlo - May 01, 2015
U.S. Freedom Act will prohibit the NSA from continuing the secret bulk collection of metadata.
Number of sexual assaults within military has dropped 27 percent since 2013 Number of sexual assaults within military has dropped 27 percent since 2013
Steven DiCarlo - May 01, 2015
Pentagon-sponsored study reveals that the number of sexual assaults in the military is decreasing, though some politicians remain skeptic.
Researchers re-discover ultra rare bird by recognizing its unique whistle
David Keup - May 01, 2015
The Sichuan bush warbler has been rediscovered in China, a bird species largely unknown to biologists.
Legendary singer Ben E. King dies at 76
Courtney Slusser - May 01, 2015
The soul legend leaves behind a legacy.
B.B. King currently in hospice
Stephen Jordan - May 01, 2015
The blues legend's website says he is in hospice care at his home in Las Vegas.
A new Prince song in Freddie Gray's memory
Stephen Jordan - May 01, 2015
Prince records ode to Baltimore after Freddie Gray protests
Tiny hairs on a bats wings could lead to improved aircraft
Justin Beach - May 01, 2015
The maneuverability of a bat in the air surpasses anything else that flies, now scientists think that they know why.
Baltimore police will face criminal charges, thanks to prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Baltimore police will face criminal charges, thanks to prosecutor Marilyn Mosby
Stephen Jordan - May 01, 2015
Baltimore's top prosecutor says she plans to file criminal charges against six officers in the case of Freddie Gray who died in police custody.
Chicago chosen as the site of Obama Presidential Library Chicago chosen as the site of Obama Presidential Library
Kerry Sullivan - May 01, 2015
After much deliberation, Chicago is chosen over New York or Hawaii
Microsoft unveils website that estimates your age by analyzing photos Microsoft unveils website that estimates your age by analyzing photos
Madison Smith - May 01, 2015
The new website advertises the power of Microsoft's Azure machine-learning system to make inferences and predictions.
Review: Review: "Avengers: Age of Ultron"
Stephen Jordan - May 01, 2015
Director Joss Whedon promised fans a better, worthy sequel to 2012's The Avengers, and the critically praised filmmaker more than delivers on that promise with Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Atlanta black woman killed in a bizarre shoot out with police Atlanta black woman killed in a bizarre shoot out with police
Kerry Sullivan - May 01, 2015
A woman in police custody fires from the back of a squad car.
Climate change will drive one-sixth of all species to extinction, study suggests Climate change will drive one-sixth of all species to extinction, study suggests
David Keup - May 01, 2015
The report insists that governments must take action to cut rising greenhouse gas emissions.
Man gets 20 years for hate crime
Kaela Amaral - May 01, 2015
The youngest defender in the James Craig Anderson hate crime case got the second-toughest sentence of 20 years.
Apple to release new iPad tailored specifically to Japanese senior citizens Apple to release new iPad tailored specifically to Japanese senior citizens
Madison Smith - May 01, 2015
The companies hope to bring the simplified device to other countries soon.
Elite American psychologists aided CIA in its torture tactics
Kaela Amaral - May 01, 2015
American psychologists participated in the CIA's torture program.