NASA probe snaps pictures of Pluto to prepare for its long-awaited encounter
Christina Kelly - Jan 25, 2015
NASA probe snaps pictures of Pluto to prepare for its long-awaited encounter
The probe's journey has been long, but should help us better understand the distant dwarf planet.
Infant girl found dead near Los Angeles, father charged with murder Infant girl found dead near Los Angeles, father charged with murder
Dan Taylor - Jan 25, 2015
Few details were available on exactly how the child died, with even those who knew about the death refusing to discuss what happened.
Hurricane-strength winds blast Southern California, knock out power Hurricane-strength winds blast Southern California, knock out power
Dan Taylor - Jan 25, 2015
A total of 54,000 customers in the San Fernando Valley were without power after Santa Ana winds came blasting through, hitting 89 miles per hour at one point.
'Gang-related' shooting in Omaha leaves three dead, five wounded 'Gang-related' shooting in Omaha leaves three dead, five wounded
Dan Taylor - Jan 25, 2015
Authorities said that witnesses refused to cooperate -- possibly because they were intimidated by certain people at the scene.
Closest asteroid flyby of the Earth for 12 years to occur on Monday
Katharine Gripp - Jan 25, 2015
A giant rock hurtling through space will pass by the Earth within 745,000 miles on Monday night, the closest something so big will come until 2027.
Auction fetches $25,000 for Lincoln's most personal possession
Katharine Gripp - Jan 25, 2015
A Dallas auction of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia made over $800,000 on the collection, which included a lock of the former president's hair.
Mysterious spot on asteroid dwarf planet
Katharine Gripp - Jan 25, 2015
The dwarf planet Ceres that routinely spews water into space has baffled scientists with images from the NASA Dawn space telescope of a flickering white spot on its surface.
Coffee habit may lead to reduced risk of skin cancer, new study shows
Katharine Gripp - Jan 24, 2015
A recently published study finds that drinking caffeinated coffee can reduce the risk of developing melanoma by as much as 20 percent.
Lost Alan Turing notebook goes up for auction
Justin Beach - Jan 24, 2015
Rare, handwritten journal expected to fetch seven figures after Oscar nominated film about Turing.
UK nurse and Ebola virus patient makes full recovery
Meredith Rodefer - Jan 24, 2015
The first person to be treated for Ebola on British soil made a full recovery and was discharged from the hospital Saturday.
Many mourn 'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks, who died Friday night at 83
Meredith Rodefer - Jan 24, 2015
The loss of "ever optimistic and kind hearted" Ernie Banks has had a major impact on the sports world and the city of Chicago.
Obama will skip visit to Taj Mahal Obama will skip visit to Taj Mahal
Deven Bhagwandin - Jan 24, 2015
President Obama will skip his scheduled visit to Agra despite the Indian government's massive clean up of the ancient city.
Cosby postpones Charlotte show as TV family offers support
Jamie Lloyd - Jan 24, 2015
The embattled comic shelves concert in North Carolina; no new date has been confirmed.
Blake Shelton to be host and musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live'
Meredith Rodefer - Jan 24, 2015
Blake Shelton will host and perform on 'Saturday Night Live' and he says he is ready for the show.
U.S. home sales up in December: Housing market recovery still stagnant
David Keup - Jan 24, 2015
For all, of 2014 existing home sales fell 3.1 percent, the first annual drop in 3 years.
Federal regulators rule that Exxon Mobil must pay $1.05 million penalty for a 2011 oil spill in Montana
David Keup - Jan 24, 2015
Besides the 2011 oil spill incident, the Yellowstone River in Montana is the site of another Exxon Mobil oil spill cleanup effort following a pipeline break last week.
Kia recalls more than 86,000 Forte sedans in U.S.
Slav Kandyba - Jan 24, 2015
The South Korean automaker has discovered a problem with the cooling fan resistor, which has been linked to engine fires.
Agricultural sector to see relief from recent plunge in fuel prices Agricultural sector to see relief from recent plunge in fuel prices
David Keup - Jan 24, 2015
Lower fuel prices may allow farmers this spring to plant more energy-intensive crops such as corn or rice.
Vampire bat drone walks and flies independently
Justin Beach - Jan 24, 2015
Search and rescue bot would be able to conduct aerial surveillance as well as investigate sites close up.
GOP pushing bills across U.S. to undermine gay marriage ahead of Supreme Court ruling GOP pushing bills across U.S. to undermine gay marriage ahead of Supreme Court ruling
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
The bills would seek to provide incentives for government officials to refuse to perform gay marriage.
DirectX 12 can be found on Windows, but it's not yet operational DirectX 12 can be found on Windows, but it's not yet operational
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
DIrectX 12 updates DirectX 11, which is now five years old, and provides a vastly improved performance that Microsoft hopes will lure PC gamers.
Saudi King Abdullah leaves mixed legacy
Christopher Duggan - Jan 24, 2015
King Abdullah forged lasting relationships with political leaders around the world
Ford finds a place in Silicon Valley Ford finds a place in Silicon Valley
Michelle Fitzsimmons - Jan 24, 2015
Ford opened a Silicon Valley research facility to work on advanced technologies like voice recognition, infotainment and self-driving features.
New study suggests mercury in fish may not be harmful to pregnant women New study suggests mercury in fish may not be harmful to pregnant women
Agustin Guerrero - Jan 24, 2015
A new study suggests consuming seafood when pregnant may not be detrimental to child development.
Bill Maher has harsh words for 'Sniper' Chris Kyle - "Psychopath," "Not Very Christian"
Jamie Lloyd - Jan 24, 2015
The host of HBO's 'Real Time with Bill Maher' is the latest Hollywood celeb to comment on the hugely successful war film.
Is Iggy Azalea a problem in the genre of rap music?
Stephen Jordan - Jan 24, 2015
Iggy Azalea has become a megastar in the world of hip-hop, but does she deserve that top spot?
Jellyfish swim in a way that is 'close to impossible,' study finds Jellyfish swim in a way that is 'close to impossible,' study finds
Michelle Fitzsimmons - Jan 24, 2015
Research shows brainless jellyfish can detect ocean currents and actively swim against them.
'Not taking any chances': American 19-year-old sentenced four years for wanting to join ISIS 'Not taking any chances': American 19-year-old sentenced four years for wanting to join ISIS
Kaela Amaral - Jan 24, 2015
This marks the first time an American has been convicted for attempting ties with ISIS.
'Handy' stone tools discovered to date back earlier than we thought 'Handy' stone tools discovered to date back earlier than we thought
Kaela Amaral - Jan 24, 2015
A new study dismantles the assumption that 'Handy Man' Homo habilis was the first to craft tools.
Bill Clinton and Scorsese clash over documentary's contents Bill Clinton and Scorsese clash over documentary's contents
Courtney Guetschow - Jan 24, 2015
The filmmaker's project has been indefinitely stalled over the disagreement.
Watch touching video of blind mother seeing her newborn for the first time [VIDEO] Watch touching video of blind mother seeing her newborn for the first time [VIDEO]
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
The woman was able to use special glasses provided by a company called eSight that replicates sight for those who are blind.
Need to monitor your glucose levels? FDA approves an app for that. Need to monitor your glucose levels? FDA approves an app for that.
Christina Kelly - Jan 24, 2015
The FDA approved app will help diabetics better manage their health by monitoring their glucose levels in real-time.
Company wants to trademark Grand Canyon's most historic lodges Company wants to trademark Grand Canyon's most historic lodges
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
Experts believe the company is trying to use the names as a bargaining chip in upcoming negotiations for future contracts at the park.
An HD future: Google chairman predicts the beginning of endless connectivity An HD future: Google chairman predicts the beginning of endless connectivity
Christina Kelly - Jan 24, 2015
According to Schmidt, the end of the Internet means the beginning of complete cyberspace integration with everyday life.
Box shocks investors, posts massive 66% gain in stock market debut Box shocks investors, posts massive 66% gain in stock market debut
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
Box Inc. big day could encourage other cloud-computing companies to think about launching their own IPO to cash in.
Surprise: Jellyfish are strong swimmers, not brainless blobs cast about by the ocean, study says Surprise: Jellyfish are strong swimmers, not brainless blobs cast about by the ocean, study says
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
Scientists used GPS trackers to monitor both the jellyfish and ocean currents, and they found that the jellyfish often swam against currents, allowing them to choose where they were going.
Eerie 'The Witch' raises eyebrows at Sundance film festival Eerie 'The Witch' raises eyebrows at Sundance film festival
Dan Taylor - Jan 24, 2015
The movie isn't likely to appeal to mainstream horror fans, but it could attract a cult following.
Teenage would-be jihadist sentenced to four years for trying to join ISIS
Kerry Sullivan - Jan 24, 2015
Judge says "she's a bit of a mess."
Google's Eric Schmidt: 'The Internet will disappear'
Michael Green - Jan 24, 2015
The Internet will become so prevalent that people do not even notice it anymore.
Teenaged would-be jihadist sentenced to four years in federal prison Teenaged would-be jihadist sentenced to four years in federal prison
Melissa Davis - Jan 24, 2015
Radicalized girls leave home to fight for ISIS
Disneyland measles outbreak strikes San Francisco Bay Area Disneyland measles outbreak strikes San Francisco Bay Area
Courtney Frazer - Jan 24, 2015
The measles outbreak from California Disney theme parks continue to spread. The disease has now spread to the Bay Area and continues to spread throughout California and the United States.