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Are tougher U.S. sanctions against North Korea the right call after Sony hack?

On Wednesday Sony Pictures canceled the release of “The Interview,” a movie about an assassination plot against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, after the nation’s largest theater chains had said they wouldn’t play the movie. Sony has...Show More Summary

Sprint’s Efforts Hurting AT&T, Impact May Be Short-Lived

Growing competition and aggressive promotions by rivals Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon are expected to hurt margins in the fourth quarter. However, CFO John Stephens stated that the company was not particularly worried about these short term hiccups, as such promotions were unlikely to continue in the long run. Show More Summary

College football bowl game TV schedule

13 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

College football’s bowl game season kicks off Saturday, Dec. 20, with five scheduled games and culminates with the first College Football Playoff national championship game on Jan. 12. Defending champion and second-ranked Florida State will meet No. 3 Oregon in the first semifinal on Jan. 1, while top-ranked Alabama will take on No. 4 Ohio […]

Predicting When ‘Call of Duty’ Will Head Back To World War II

Despite being an annual series, Activision likes to keep its Call of Duty plans pretty close to the vest, and is usually better than most than preventing leaks about their upcoming titles from slipping out. Mostly. But with Advanced Warfare winning the fall (and the entire year), it’s already time to start thinking about where […]

Target Has One More Amazing Xbox One Deal for the Holidays

There was no shortage of Xbox One deals over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, but if you missed out, Target's circled back with a new deal that's just as good. Read more...

VICE Premiere: Listen to Yokai's New Track 'Pharmacy' and Float on the Chillest Wave Imaginable

I don't know very much about Oculus Rift, but I do know it induces people into a sort-of otherworldly bizarro state. Statistically speaking, there has to be at least one guy who's tried it and lost all subsequent control of his bowels. Show More Summary

Bangin Candy: Sun-Kissed Miami Model Iesha Mariee

This week has been full of new additions to our Bangin Candy, but there’s room for one more…Continue.

Cam Newton likely to start vs. Browns

After missing a week with two back fractures, Newton appears ready to start against Cleveland. The Carolina Panthers are fighting for their playoff lives this Sunday at home against the Cleveland Browns, and it appears they will have their starting quarterback on the field. Show More Summary

Crocodile Eats Sea Turtle Shell On Beach Then Waddles Away With Very Full Belly [Viral Video]

A salt water crocodile ate a sea turtle shell before waddling off the beach a full stomach. Footage of the crocodile eating the sea turtle quickly captured by park range Dani Best became a viral video. The crocodile seat turtle shell...Show More Summary

Stephen Collins says he's not attracted to children

For the first time since Stephen Collins' history of child molestation was revealed by TMZ in October, the Seventh Heaven star spoke about it in an interview. He chatted with Yahoo's Katie Couric about the scandal. A pedophile is someone who is mainly or wholly attracted to children. Show More Summary

WATCH: Plainclothes NYPD officer repeatedly strikes teen already subdued by three other cops

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A plainclothes New York Police Department officer is being investigated by Internal Affairs after a video in which he rushes up and attacks a teen surfaced, the Daily News reports. In the video, three uniformed officers can be seen subduing the suspect while another uniformed officer supervises...

CVG to close - the website of the long-running CVG brand - will close, publisher Future has announced. Computer and Video Games began life in 1981 as a magazine, with the brand existing in some form on and off since then. Show More Summary

Watch Stephen Colbert and Friends End Final Episode with an Epic Sing-Along

Stephen Colbert bid farewell to "The Colbert Report" with a joyous sing-along of "We'll Meet Again," which saw cameos from nearly every friend of "The Colbert Report" you could imagine, from Jon Stewart, James Franco, Samantha Power, Patrick Stewart, Bill de Blasio, George Lucas, and many more. Show More Summary

Google Maps Adds a 360-Degree Virtual Tour Inside ‘The Colbert Report’ Studio

17 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Just in time for the end of its Comedy Central run, Google Maps is offering up a Business View 360-degree virtual tour inside the studio of The Colbert Report (previously). Other recent additions to the indoor version of Street View include the Salt Lake City, Utah Hilton and the Riad Nejma restaurant in Paris. image […]

'Star Wars,' 'Frozen' inspire Christmas home light show

What says "Happy Holidays" better than those kick-ass animated Christmas light spectacles timed to popular songs? Every year, one homeowner seems to outdo the most extravagant house from the year before. And now there's even an ABC reality show that tracks down those creative homeowners and awards them with $50,000. Show More Summary

Obama Says Sony Made A Mistake In Canceling “The Interview” Release

13 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Disagree with Sony’s decision to pull The Interview from theaters? So does President Barack Obama. In a statement during a press conference this afternoon, President Obama said: “I am sympathetic to the concerns that [Sony] faced. Having said all that, yes, they made a mistake. Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy Note 4, two months on

Is Samsung's big phone a big hit? We reflect on two months with the Note 4. When Samsung refreshes the Galaxy Note line, people take notice — and the leap this year was as big as any other. After an imperfect Galaxy S5 that didn't exactly blow us away, the Galaxy Note 4 really hit it out of the park. Show More Summary

Why poor people stay poor

Excerpted from "Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America," by Linda Tirado:

What Started This Mysterious Square Fire, a Ghost? Or What?

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A devilish London mystery, just in time for the holidays. Read more...

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