Islamic State claims to have beheaded Japanese journalist
Beth Balen - 16 hours ago
Islamic State claims to have beheaded Japanese journalist
A video was released Saturday night showing what appears to be the beheading death of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.
Art museums bet on Super Bowl with painting exchange Art museums bet on Super Bowl with painting exchange
Cynthia Collins - Jan 31, 2015
The Seattle Art Museum and The Clark Art Institute have a painting exchange bet based on the winner of the 2015 Super Bowl.
Marriott to cease blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots
Michael Green - Jan 31, 2015
The hotel chain will drop its FCC petition on customer Wi-Fi blocking.
Tim Cook: Most iPhone 6 buyers switched over from Android
Craig Manning - Jan 31, 2015
Apple CEO Tim Cook recently claimed that only 15 percent of iPhone 6 buyers upgraded to the device from older iPhone models.
After 'screw the left' speech in Iowa, Sarah Palin earns scorn -- sometimes from GOP After 'screw the left' speech in Iowa, Sarah Palin earns scorn -- sometimes from GOP
Dan Taylor - Jan 31, 2015
Sarah Palin was heavily criticized for her recent speech in Iowa after she became incoherent on several occasions.
San Francisco police detain man after finding body parts in suitcase San Francisco police detain man after finding body parts in suitcase
Dan Taylor - Jan 31, 2015
Police said the man had been spotted in surveillance footage in the general area outside of the store where the remains were found, and that they had also detained a second suspect in the case.
Massachusetts-based nonprofit willing to pay thousands for your poop Massachusetts-based nonprofit willing to pay thousands for your poop
Agustin Guerrero - Jan 30, 2015
Nonprofit OpenBiome is willing to pay for healthy poop donations.
National Weather Service 'potentially historic' snowstorm forecast costs East Coast millions due to unnecessary shutdowns National Weather Service 'potentially historic' snowstorm forecast costs East Coast millions due to unnecessary shutdowns
Beth Balen - Jan 30, 2015
The snowstorm that wasn't cost the East Coast millions after unnecessary shutdowns.
Climate change is causing Iceland to rise and could increase volcanic activity
Justin Beach - Jan 30, 2015
As Iceland's glaciers recede, the land underneath is literally rising which could cause problems for everyone.
Poll: American public respects science but disagrees with scientists views
Justin Beach - Jan 30, 2015
A new survey shows a broad gap between the public and scientists on many important scientific topics.
Scientists believe Neptune-like planets could support life
Peter Lane - Jan 30, 2015
Scientists believe Neptune-like gas planets could be made habitable.
Research suggests that chicks may use mental number lines
Justin Beach - Jan 30, 2015
Research suggests that baby chickens assign higher values to numbers on the right of a line.
Houston fastest growing city and America's Coolest according to 'Forbes' Houston fastest growing city and America's Coolest according to 'Forbes'
Deven Bhagwandin - Jan 30, 2015
Forbes ranks Houston as America's fastest growing city in 2014.
Mitt Romney will not run in 2016
Stephen Jordan - Jan 30, 2015
Republican Mitt Romney has decided to skip the 2016 presidential race.
"Exploding Kittens" card game breaks Kickstarter record for most backers
Craig Manning - Jan 30, 2015
A card game called "Exploding Kittens" has nearly 124,000 backers on Kickstarter, more than any other campaign in the history of the site.
Hagrid from Harry Potter is hospitalized Hagrid from Harry Potter is hospitalized
Courtney Frazer - Jan 30, 2015
Robbie Coltrane, better known as Rubeus Hagrid from the Harry Potter series, was taken to the hospital immediately after a flight from London to Florida.
ACM Award Nominations
Rob Goldman - Jan 30, 2015
Full list of ACM nominees.
Jay-Z sets sights on high-quality streaming music industry Jay-Z sets sights on high-quality streaming music industry
Rob Goldman - Jan 30, 2015
Jay-Z buys music services WiMP and Tidal.
Denver teen killed by police Denver teen killed by police
Kristen Psaki - Jan 30, 2015
Two Denver police officers shot and killed 16 year-old Jessica Hernandez early Monday morning, after one officer was rammed by the stolen car she was driving.
Mexican government says Ayotzinapa students are dead Mexican government says Ayotzinapa students are dead
Aaron Rodriguez - Jan 30, 2015
Insufficient evidence leaves questions as to whereabouts of missing students, despite government assertions that they are dead.
The Williams sisters' longevity in tennis is unprecedented The Williams sisters' longevity in tennis is unprecedented
Frederick Mintchell - Jan 30, 2015
The Williams sisters' longevity in tennis is unprecedented. Since 1997, at least one of the Williams sisters has been in a major final every year counting singles, doubles and mixed doubles.
China tightens grip on Internet amid social media crackdown
Michael Green - Jan 30, 2015
China has upgraded its system of web filters to more effectively block access to the World Wide Web.
FCC calls for faster Internet speeds, revises 'broadband' defintition
Michael Green - Jan 30, 2015
The FCC announced that it was was dramatically raising the threshold of what would be considered broadband Internet.
Doctors starting to refuse unvaccinated patients
Mike Valles - Jan 30, 2015
Because measles are so contagious, some doctors are refusing to treat patients who remain unvaccinated.
Panel: Full overhaul of military benefits needed; heated debate coming Panel: Full overhaul of military benefits needed; heated debate coming
Dan Taylor - Jan 30, 2015
The congressional commission said in a report that a new savings plan needs to be enacted for future service members, and old plans with current service members will need to be grandfathered in.
Bill Gates is nervous about artificial intelligence, too Bill Gates is nervous about artificial intelligence, too
Dan Taylor - Jan 30, 2015
Gates also discussed bitcoin, a new Microsoft effort called "Personal Agent," and his work in eradicating disease in the developing world.
'Surprise' Katy Perry guest at Super Bowl halftime show will be Missy Elliott: report 'Surprise' Katy Perry guest at Super Bowl halftime show will be Missy Elliott: report
Dan Taylor - Jan 30, 2015
Perry declined to name the surprise singer who would join her on stage at half time of Super Bowl XLIX, but a source told the AP it would be Missy Elliott.
Northrop optimistic about 2015 as next-generation bomber contract looms Northrop optimistic about 2015 as next-generation bomber contract looms
Dan Taylor - Jan 30, 2015
The LRSB contract would be worth up to $55 billion, and Northrop is competing with a mega-team of Lockheed Martin and Boeing for the contract.
Do we need tougher regulations on commercial drones after White House crash? Do we need tougher regulations on commercial drones after White House crash?
Dan Taylor - Jan 30, 2015
The crash on the White House lawn of a drone piloted by a government employee has led to concerns about security on the grounds of the president's primary residence.
Humans of N.Y. blogger raises more than $1 million for students after story goes viral Humans of N.Y. blogger raises more than $1 million for students after story goes viral
Dan Taylor - Jan 30, 2015
The story of a Brooklyn boy lavishing praise on his principal for pushing them to do better rather than punish them caused an outpouring of support to help her reach her goal of sending the kids on an annual visit to Harvard University.
Sleep patterns could determine victory in sports
Kerry Sullivan - Jan 30, 2015
A recent study shows that when you wake up in the morning affects your peak physical performance
Blizzard death toll rises to 4 after two found dead in Massachusetts Blizzard death toll rises to 4 after two found dead in Massachusetts
Dan Taylor - Jan 30, 2015
Snow-removal operations remained stalled as communities are finding their snow plows ill-equipped to deal with three-foot snow drifts.
McCain blasts protestors for confronting Kissinger at Senate hearing
Melissa Davis - Jan 30, 2015
Protestors close in on Kissinger during Senate hearing
Review: Project Almanac
Stephen Jordan - Jan 30, 2015
The found footage sub-genre adopts the plot mechanics of time travel in "Project Almanac".
Sean Penn is willing to consider marrying Charlize Theron, despite his two failed marriages
Steven DiCarlo - Jan 30, 2015
Two-time Oscar winner is willing to give marriage another shot, despite failed attempts with Madonna and Robin Wright.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet courtside prior to proposed megafight
Jackson Chan - Jan 30, 2015
Few would have imagined the first face-to-face meeting between two of the world's most popular boxers would take place at the courtside of an NBA game instead of a weigh-in session for a matchup of the ages.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet courtside prior to proposed megafight
Jackson Chan - Jan 30, 2015
Few would have imagined the first face-to-face meeting between two of the world's most popular boxers would take place at the courtside of an NBA game instead of a weigh-in session for a matchup of the ages.
Mini-Neptunes could become habitable in certain star systems
Justin Beach - Jan 29, 2015
Researchers at the University of Washington believe that, under the right conditions, planets like Neptune could be pulled into the goldilocks zone and made habitable.
Unusual spider's strong nano fiber web could have applications in synthetic fibers
Justin Beach - Jan 29, 2015
Unlike most spiders the 'garden centre spider' spins dry webs using thousands of fibers just a few nanometers thick.
Comcast bill changes customer name to 'a**hole'
Jamie Lloyd - Jan 29, 2015
The cable company is on the hot seat again after customer complains about obscenity.
A brief history of Pete Carroll A brief history of Pete Carroll
Carson Link - Jan 29, 2015
The history behind the man who is attempting to lead his team to two Super Bowls in a row.