Links that got us thinking on Friday, December 20: What would happen if we really went to war against Christmas?Relive the first tech bubble with this.com edition of Monopoly.The information singularity is coming.The terrifying permanence...Show More Summary
You can watch India cricket live online as the squad takes on South Africa in Day 4 of the First Test between the teams. On Friday, the teams met for the third day, with India quickly wrapping up South Africa’s tail, bowling out the top ranked team for 244 for a 36-run lead. Show More Summary
Carrie got some good and not-so-good news in "The Carrie Diaries" fall finale on Friday (Dec. 20). The fledgling writer got her first byline but lost her first boyfriend to long-distance. Read on for the full recap...
(CONCORD, N.H.) — A former Fortune 500 executive was charged Friday with second-degree murder in a crash that killed a young Vermont couple expecting their first child in January. Attorney General Joseph Foster and state police announced upgraded charges against Robert Dellinger, 53, who lives in Sunapee and also maintains a home in Kansas. Show More Summary
Warner released the first full trailer for Transcendence just a few minutes ago. (Dropping a trailer this late on a Friday before Christmas? shakes fist WARNER!) We’ve already seen the teasers narrated by Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman, the latter of which we used as an excuse to make a Shawshank Redemption joke because you know how we do.
"[Robert J.] Shelby’s ruling is the first federal decision to address whether a state may ban same-sex marriages or refuse to recognize legal same-sex marriages since the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision this summer that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act."
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Vance Walker practiced Friday for the first time since suffering a concussion at the New York Jets on Dec. 8 and is listed as being questionable to play Sunday at the San Diego Chargers. “He’s...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama said in his end-of-year press conference Friday that more than 500,000 people had enrolled in health insurance plans on the federal health care website through the first three weeks of December. "For all the challenges we've had... Show More Summary
At President Obama’s end-of-the-year news conference Friday, he was given the opportunity to second-guess two bureaucracies that report to him: the intelligence community and the Department of Justice. He threw only the first one under the bus by implying strongly that he was open to ending the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone records.
A Friday tradition, Mike Florio takes calls and tweets from PFT Planet and tackles the hard-hitting questions like which New York coach will be fired first, if Joe Philbin deserves Coach of the Year honors if the Dolphins make the playoffs and more.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil is not likely to receive the first of its new fighter jets from Saab AB for more than four years, the head of the Swedish company's aerospace unit told Reuters on Friday, underscoring the need for stopgap aircraft in coming...
(Reuters) - News Corp on Friday made its first acquisition as a stand-alone company with the $25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful.
METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints special teams coordinator Greg McMahon spoke for the first time about kicker Garrett Hartley's release when coordinators were made available to the media on Friday. Naturally McMahon, who has been with Hartley since he first arrived in 2008, said it was a difficult move. "Hey, I love Garrett Hartley. Show More Summary
Some stores are ending the holiday shopping season the same way they began it—with round-the-clock, marathon shopping hours. Kohl's for the first time is staying open for essentially five days straight, from 6 a.m. on Friday through 6 p.m. Show More Summary
More than one million Americans signed up for health insurance through the insurance exchanges at the heart of the health reform law in the first three weeks of December, President Barack Obama said Friday. Obama, speaking at his year-end...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday more than half a million Americans enrolled in health insurance plans under Obamacare using the HealthCare.gov website during the first three weeks of December.
TAMPA, Fla. -- For the first time, Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano addressed reports Friday that offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan is a candidate for the job as the head coach at Army. Some reports said Sullivan was to interview Friday. Show More Summary
‘Tis the season. David Pogue at Yahoo Tech recommends the Jambox Mini for wireless sound on the go. Quote of the day Justin Fox, […] The post Friday links: complicated powers appeared first on Abnormal Returns.
The FBI confirmed on Friday it has made a new arrest related to the recently relaunched online drug marketplace Silk Road, known as Silk Road 2.0. The development comes after a night of intense speculation among the site's communityShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Janet Yellen, an unwavering advocate of the Federal Reserve's aggressive steps to boost the U.S. economy, on Friday took a big step toward becoming the first woman to chair the central bank as her nomination cleared a Senate proc...