RAF Fires £150,000 Anti-Tank Missile in Iraq - At a Pickup Truck

The RAF has made it’s first attack on ISIS ground forces in Iraq, dropping a single laser guided...

October 1, 2014

No party country for Lady A

October 1, 2014

Muslim Premier League Footballer Takes Second Wife; Can't Understand What All The Fuss Is About

A Muslim premier league footballer has taken a second wife in his native Côte d’Ivoire. Although...

October 1, 2014


Dr Fox Arrested for Alleged Sex Offences

Millionaire radio star disk jockey Dr. Neil Fox was arrested yesterday at his studio for alleged historic...

October 1, 2014

FLYING BLIND? US airstrikes reportedly hindered by intel gaps

Officials give mixed signals on Khorasan Group's Al Qaeda tiesVIDEO: Al Qaeda at the core of Khorasan...

October 1, 2014

Airline money secrets hidden away in the fine print

Ever curl up by the fire with a good contract-of-carriage?   It might be worth it.

October 1, 2014


Congress Making Friends Isn't Going to Solve Washington's Problems

"Can we all get along?" That famous plea, uttered by Rodney King in the aftermath of his infamous pounding...

October 1, 2014

Kenya Plans to Hang a Nurse for Botching an Illegal Abortion

Abortion is prohibited in Kenya except under certain circumstances, forcing hundreds of thousands of women...

October 1, 2014

Vicar: Iraq Now Has 1,000 Saddams, Thanks to US

Canon Andrew White, the Anglican priest known as the Vicar of Baghdad, says he predicted the withdrawal...

October 1, 2014


Bits Blog: German Regulator Warns Google Over Collecting Users’ Data

The city of Hamburg’s data protection commissioner said the tech giant’s information gathering risked...

October 1, 2014

'Like Lingerie for Men': How Statement Socks Became So Trendy

Last year, all five of the surviving U.S. presidents gathered in Dallas. They were there to dedicate...

October 1, 2014

Why So Many Voters Don't Care About Midterms

Doyle McManus, LATThe looming midterm elections, which will decide whether the U.S. Senate is run by Democrats...

October 1, 2014


Watch: California Mayor Shot, Killed at Home

Police say Daniel Crespo was shot in what appeared to be a domestic dispute with his wife.

October 1, 2014

City Room: New York Today: Month of Festivals

Wednesday: A festival for every taste, clouds stick around, and a case of burglar vs. Swedish tourist.

October 1, 2014

UBM Agrees to Buy Advanstar

U.K. media company UBM has agreed to buy Advanstar Communications, a U.S. events company best known for producing...

October 1, 2014


Adidas Plans Shareholder Return

German sportswear giant Adidas is launching a shareholder return program in an effort to assuage disgruntled...

October 1, 2014

Full Episode: WN 9/30: Bill Gates Helps Fight Ebola

Realtor kidnapped and killed on way to home showing; Michael Phelps allegedly fails sobriety test, gets...

October 1, 2014

Hong Kong Government’s Strategy on Protesters: Wait Them Out

The city’s top leader and his aides are said to hope that the disruption will eventually turn the public...

October 1, 2014


Jury Selection Resumes in Jodi Arias Retrial

Jury selection resumes in retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias as prosecutors seek death

October 1, 2014

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October 1, 2014

Man Convicted in 1994 Nicotine-Poisoning Death of His Wife

Paul Curry was convicted of murder Tuesday in the 1994 nicotine-poisoning death of his wife.

October 1, 2014


Royals 9, Athletics 8 (12 innings): Royals Keep Coming Back, and Advance to a Division Series

The Royals, in their first postseason in 29 years, overcame deficits of 2-0, 7-3 and 8-7, winning on a two-out...

October 1, 2014

Wipe That Smog Off Your Face

The effects of air pollution on skin are the beauty industry's next frontier.

October 1, 2014

Secret Service Rules Violated on Obama's Trip to Atlanta

The contract security guard also managed to take pictures during the encounter, an official said, violating...

October 1, 2014


Bell Gardens mayor shot to death

Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo died Tuesday after his wife, Levette, shot him several times during...

October 1, 2014

Obama's call to action at UN: Join us in fight against 'evil' Islamic State (+video)

Saying that 'the future of our civilization depends on us coming together' to fight Islamist extremists,...

October 1, 2014

Is Google Making Students Stupid?

One of the oldest metaphors for human interaction with technology is the relationship of master and slave....

September 30, 2014


In Atlanta, Educators Stand Trial for Cheating on High-Stakes Tests

In Atlanta this week, opening arguments are underway in a racketeering trial where prosecutors will argue...

September 30, 2014

The Eruption of Japan's Mount Ontake

On Saturday, Japan's Mount Ontake volcano erupted without warning, surprising several hundred nearby...

September 30, 2014

Income inequality: States struggle to balance budgets as rich-poor gap widens

That finding adds a new layer to already-hot public debate about rich-poor gaps in America, and the degree...

September 30, 2014


AFL-CIO leader: Hillary needs a primary, Obama needs bold action

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has not endorsed Hillary Clinton for president: A 'coronation' is 'dangerous...

September 30, 2014

Brown sets deadline for Exide plant on hazardous waste

In a wide range of bill signings Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown approved measures to expand privacy rights...

September 30, 2014

Without mandatory helipads, L.A. skyline can take off

For four decades, the Los Angeles skyline has been shaped by one rule: Every tall building must have...

September 30, 2014


Drought-conscious residents turn the water tables on public agencies

The scene captured on video by a onetime aspiring filmmaker had neither actors nor dialogue, but it spoke...

September 30, 2014

Driverless car rides? Garcetti hopes L.A. will be first

Los Angeles would be the first city offering people rides in self-driving cars, if Mayor Eric Garcetti...

September 30, 2014

Gov. Brown signs law banning tax write-offs for pro sports fines

Professional sports team owners will no longer be able to write-off league penalties from their taxes...

September 30, 2014


10 die as shells hit Ukraine bus, school

A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people...

October 1, 2014

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

October 1, 2014

Ebola in U.S.

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if.

October 1, 2014


The great American freakout

Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that...

October 1, 2014

Turkey mulls action against ISIS

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will...

October 1, 2014

Hikers' bodies moved from volcano

Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams...

October 1, 2014


Huge crowds join Hong Kong protests

Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy...

October 1, 2014

Apprenticeships provide boost for SC skilled-worker pool

A chamber of commerce study found an apprenticeships program could help get pipeline of skilled workers...

October 1, 2014

Officials: Mayor shot, killed by wife

The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said. ...

October 1, 2014


Source: DNA links cases of Va. women

DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student...

September 30, 2014

Get real: Okla. beheading is terrorism

Colleen Hufford, 54, was beheaded by Alton Nolen during a surprise attack at a Vaughan Foods plant in Oklahoma...

September 30, 2014

College, by the numbers

12 million are women? The student-body breakdown at U.S. colleges and universities may surprise you. ...

September 30, 2014


10 die as shells hit Ukraine bus, school

A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people...

October 1, 2014

Look at me! 24 selfies of the week

October 1, 2014

Ebola in U.S.

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if.

October 1, 2014


The great American freakout

Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that...

October 1, 2014

Turkey mulls action against ISIS

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will...

October 1, 2014

Hikers' bodies moved from volcano

Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams...

October 1, 2014


Huge crowds join Hong Kong protests

Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy...

October 1, 2014

Apprenticeships provide boost for SC skilled-worker pool

A chamber of commerce study found an apprenticeships program could help get pipeline of skilled workers...

October 1, 2014

Officials: Mayor shot, killed by wife

The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said. ...

October 1, 2014


Source: DNA links cases of Va. women

DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student...

September 30, 2014

Get real: Okla. beheading is terrorism

Colleen Hufford, 54, was beheaded by Alton Nolen during a surprise attack at a Vaughan Foods plant in Oklahoma...

September 30, 2014

College, by the numbers

12 million are women? The student-body breakdown at U.S. colleges and universities may surprise you. ...

September 30, 2014


George Clooney's wedding photo

It may have taken him awhile, but it looks like waiting to get married was more than worth it for George...

September 30, 2014

'Where's Waldo' ... for finding rhinos

Remember those "Where's Waldo" books? You know, the ones featuring a bespectacled, beanstalky character...

September 30, 2014

WWF: Half of wildlife lost in 40 years

The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report...

September 30, 2014