The New York Times published an éxposé Sunday on the CIA's drone program, which is under considerable scrutiny after the accidental killings of two hostages during a drone strike on an al Qaida compound were revealed by the White House last week.
A woman from Chongqing discovered her husband's affair after an automated bank text message showing a booking at a local hotel aroused her suspicion. [ more › ]
There's no substitute for what the Detroit Red Wings stars have in spades—playoff experience. The Red Wings' new starting goaltender may be a rookie, but it’s the overall experience of the team that has made the playoffs an incredible...Show More Summary
"Strike!" via Erik Wilson · Assembly votes to name tunnel after Robin Williams · There will be a 'fan village' for the Super Bowl at the foot of Market Street, but 'no room' for the homeless · Free citywide tenants'...
Jockey Blake Shinn left racers behind him with quite the view at Canterbury Park Racecourse in Sydney on Thursday. Moments after the horse race began, Shinn's pants started to slip, exposing his rear to those behind him (as well as everyone watching on television). "I was more worried about winning the race," Shinn told Stuff. Show More Summary
These days it is becoming more common for Android OEMs to introduce fingerprint sensors to their smartphones, especially after seeing the success Apple has enjoyed with Touch ID after the release of the iPhone 5s. However it seems that...Show More Summary
After a J.J. Redick three-pointer cut the San Antonio Spurs' lead over the Los Angeles Clippers to 88-83 with five minutes left in the fourth quarter of Game 2, the Spurs started intentionally fouling DeAndre Jordan every chance they got. Show More Summary
On today's Morning Joe, ardent Hillary Clinton fan Howard Dean ran into a buzzsaw when he tried to defend her against serious charges of conflict of interest by going after the authors of the stories rather than the substance of theShow More Summary
After blowing the whistle on mass US government surveillance, Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who sparked global debate after exposing the body’s privacy violations, is viewed unfavorably by the majority of Americans.
“The Fly: Outbreak” #2 takes us through the first 17 days of quarantine after everyone is exposed to the “disease” during Bartok’s escape. Martin sits in solitary secretly video chatting with Beth while tension grow among the quarantined. The disease is spreading fast and it affects the mind in really scary ways. The looming creepiness […]
Ben Affleck’s slavery ancestry was denied by the actor after it was uncovered during a television show, which led to an attempted cover-up exposed during the infamous Sony email hack last year. Now, Affleck is apologizing for attempting to force the network to remove the portion in which the revelation is made. Show More Summary
S oon after I became a mother, I was exposed to a motherhood reality that I never knew existed: the “mommy wars.” Ignoring the generally offensive nature of the term, the concept originated from the battle between working mothers and...Show More Summary
In the days after Andreas Lubitz flew himself and 149 others into a mountainside, investigations have exposed weaknesses throughout the airline industry in dealing with mental illness among pilots.
Five years after the BP blowout that killed 11 workers and dumped millions of barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration has proposed exposing Atlantic and Arctic waters to the risk of a similar disaster. Under aShow More Summary
Ireland allows religious leaders (priests, ministers, etc.) to get out of jury duty because, the reasoning goes, their congregations need them at all times. It's a convenient excuse that privileges those leaders over teachers, CEOs,Show More Summary
As more Sony leaks surfaced this week, Ben Affleck was one of the many people caught in the crossfire of exposed emails after his demands for a PBS special surfaced. The actor, clearly embarrassed about a piece of his past, insisted that PBS hide the fact that one of his ancestors owned slaves. Show More Summary
The USS Independence — a World War II-era aircraft carrier — has been found in 2,600 feet of water off the coast of California's Farallon Islands. Surprisingly intact after 64 years, it was exposed to atomic blasts during the Bikini Atoll tests until it was deliberately sunk in 1951. Read more...
About two years ago, a Pakistan-based developer named Ammar Askar discovered a vulnerability in Minecraft while he was working on mods for the block-building game. Askar says he informed Mojang AB of the problem, but after the studio failed to act on … Continue reading ?
Physical, sexual, mental, and emotional abuse cases were unraveled into the public’s hands after a 900-page report exposed five mental health institutes in California. Since 2002, 13 developmentally disabled (I/DD) people died as a direct result of abuse, neglect, and lack of supervision, according...
A sheriff’s deputy in Washington state could be fired after a sex discrimination suit against him revealed racist text messages he exchanged with other law enforcement officers. An internal investigation revealed the texts sent by Sgt. Dewey Burns to Amy Shoblom, a fellow deputy who filed the sex...