Islamic State claims to have beheaded Japanese journalist
Beth Balen - 7 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.
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.
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.
Aaron Hernandez faces prosecutors
Chad Wicklund - Jan 29, 2015
No Superbowl for Mr. Hernandez
Marshawn Lynch exposes absurdity of NFL media coverage Marshawn Lynch exposes absurdity of NFL media coverage
Jason Reynard - Jan 29, 2015
The two best teams in the NFL are playing each other this Sunday, which should be the story, but Lynch's nonstory is getting more press than the upcoming game.
1,000 people being watched for measles in Arizona
Mike Valles - Jan 29, 2015
The spread of measles has hit Arizona and now more than 1,000 people are being watched for it in the Phoenix area.
50-foot-long dragon-like dinosaur species discovered in China 50-foot-long dragon-like dinosaur species discovered in China
Agustin Guerrero - Jan 29, 2015
A new, dragon-like dinosaur species named Qijanglong was discovered in China.
CDC outfitted with new camera system after several potentially dangerous incidents CDC outfitted with new camera system after several potentially dangerous incidents
Agustin Guerrero - Jan 29, 2015
After a series of dangerous accidents, the CDC is implementing a camera system to monitor their highest-security labs.
Nickelodeon is launching a paid video service
Rob Goldman - Jan 29, 2015
Viacom becomes the latest media company to venture outside the cable bundle.
Jim Parsons to play God on stage
Rob Goldman - Jan 29, 2015
Jim Parsons is heading back to broadway to play god.
Worker killed on Scorsese set
Rob Goldman - Jan 29, 2015
An unfortunate death on the Hollywood director's set.
Bruce Jenner docu-series to air on E
Kate Ferguson - Jan 29, 2015
Bruce Jenner is taking on a producer role of his own docu-series to air this spring on E.
Bruce Jenner docu-series to air on E
Kate Ferguson - Jan 29, 2015
Bruce Jenner is taking on a producer role of his own docu-series to air this spring on E.
Scott Walker follows trend of political division Scott Walker follows trend of political division
Jason Reynard - Jan 29, 2015
If dividing the U.S. in half is the modern standard for American Presidents, Scott Walker's political background fits the bill.
Justin Bieber claims he is not who he was 'pretending to be' Justin Bieber claims he is not who he was 'pretending to be'
Kate Ferguson - Jan 29, 2015
Justin Bieber claims to be ready to move on from his bad boy ways and laugh about the past instead.
Cobie Smulders and Taran Killiam have second child Cobie Smulders and Taran Killiam have second child
Meredith Rodefer - Jan 29, 2015
'How I Met Your Mother' star Cobie Smulders and Taran Killiam welcome their second child.
Soda removed from shelves in California Dollar Tree stores Soda removed from shelves in California Dollar Tree stores
Courtney Frazer - Jan 29, 2015
A tax passed in Berkeley, California results in Dollar Tree stores removing soda from their shelves.
Scientists unearth 55,000-year-old skull that could provide clues on early Europeans Scientists unearth 55,000-year-old skull that could provide clues on early Europeans
Dan Taylor - Jan 29, 2015
The skull would be the first to be discovered outside of Africa that was dated between 50,000 and 60,000 years old, and it could provide clues on modern humans' migration from Africa to Europe.
Bill Gates says search for immortality 'egocentric' when poor continue to suffer Bill Gates says search for immortality 'egocentric' when poor continue to suffer
Dan Taylor - Jan 29, 2015
Gates said he was focusing research on helping those in developing countries battle disease through techniques that include processing raw sewage.
WATCH: SpaceX animation shows how reusable rocket would work [VIDEO] WATCH: SpaceX animation shows how reusable rocket would work [VIDEO]
Dan Taylor - Jan 29, 2015
A previous attempt at landing a rocket on an ocean platform failed, but SpaceX founder Elon Musk said the company could try again as early as next month.
Jeb Bush says illegal immigrants should be 'politely' asked to leave Jeb Bush says illegal immigrants should be 'politely' asked to leave
Dan Taylor - Jan 29, 2015
Bush also struck back at claims that the economy had recovered under Obama, arguing that most Americans haven't felt the recovery yet.