Names of Those Killed on September 11, 2001
Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Memorial services will be held all across the country, many involving a reading of the victims' names.
New iPhones — 5S and 5C Make Their Debuts [UPDATED]
Apple unveiled two new iPhones, the 5S and the 5C, on Tuesday afternoon, in addition updates to iTunes and its mobile operating system, iOS. Here's what's new (updated with pictures from the presentation below):
Would You Put This Kidnapped-Woman Decal on Your Pickup Truck?
A marketing company in Waco, Texas, has created an unusual new type of decal, and it's causing quite a controversy.
NFL and Former Players Reach $765 Million Settlement on Concussions
The National Football League and its former players have reached a settlement regarding concussion-related injuries, avoiding what could have been years of court battles. The league will pay out $765 million to its former players.
Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years for Leaking Classified Information
Bradley Manning received a 35-year prison sentence on Wednesday after being convicted of espionage and theft. Manning shared more than 700,000 documents—including battlefield videos, diplomatic cables and classified files regarding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—with the website Wikile…
12 MLB Players Accept 50-Game Suspensions for Biogenesis Connections [UPDATED]
Update 3:10 p.m. (EST): MLB has released an official statement confirming the suspensions of the players listed below. As for Alex Rodriguez, he will be suspended for 211 games, a period starting Thursday, August 8, and extending through the remainder of this season, the 2013 postseason and the full…
Possible Al Qaeda Threat Leads to Closure of Multiple U.S. Embassies, Travel Warning
The U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel warning Friday morning for Americans, as a result of possible threats from Al Qaeda. It will also temporarily close multiple consulates and embassies in countries located in the Middle East and North Africa starting Sunday, August 4.
FBI Busts Massive Child-Prostitution Ring, Rescue 105 Missing Kids
The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Monday that it executed an extensive operation over the weekend that led to the arrest of 150 people on child-prostitution charges and the rescue of 105 children.
New Movies: ‘The Wolverine,’ ‘The To-Do List’
This weekend, a beloved comic-book character who isn't Superman or an Avenger returns to screens. On the other end of the cinema spectrum is a coming-of-age comedy set in the glory days of the early 1990s.
High-Speed Train Derails in Spain, Killing 78, Injuring Many More
A high-speed train in northwestern Spain derailed Wednesday night, killing 78 passengers and injuring at least 140 more, including five Americans.
George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty in Death of Trayvon Martin
A six-person jury comprised of all women in Florida found George Zimmerman not guilty in the killing of Trayvon Martin on Saturday after more than 16 hours of deliberation over two days.
Watch These People Riding Horses Wrong — Daily Distraction
Horseback riding can be tons of fun, unless of course the horse just doesn't like you.