Tales of young crew members helping passengers escape the doomed Sewol ferry are emerging in the aftermath of its sinking off South Korea. At the same time, the official death toll from the disaster continues to climb and funerals are held for those victims whose bodies have already been recovered.
The social network Twitter was flooded with malicious posts Wednesday from thousands of compromised accounts.
Now is the season of my discontent. After a last-minute flurry of Broadway openings, in advance of Thursday’s deadline for Tony nominations, I find myself with little to rave about.
Spend a few days riding around the separatist badlands of eastern Ukraine, and you’d have a good chance of running into Alexander Mozhaev, the fighter suspected of being a Russian government operative.
Some travelers like to pick a vacation destination and leave the details to chance, while others feel the need to carefully plan and schedule their vacation days. Whichever side of the planning spectrum you fall on, you’ll want to have an idea of the area’s must-see attractions and best places to eat.
In a private message sent to healthcare providers earlier this month, the FBI warned that the healthcare industry has especially lax data security systems and is particularly vulnerable to cyberattacks compared to other sectors.
Academy Award winner Jodie Foster over the weekend married her girlfriend of a year, Alexandra Hedison.
Foster, 51, began dating Hedison last summer, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Hedison, a photographer, was formerly in a relationship with Ellen DeGeneres until 2004.
Meg Ryan will narrate the mom on the How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Dad.
Meg Ryan’s role will mirror that of Bob Saget from the original CBS series, Deadline reports.
“F— you and your cheap drunken whining,” writes Hunter S. Thompson in his foreword to Gonzo The Art, a collection of Ralph Steadman’s drawings.
Back in November, Seth Rogen and James Franco decided to spoof the video for Kanye West’s “Bound 2,” which featured the rapper and his fiancée, Kim Kardashian, humping on a motorcycle.
The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for preferential treatment,
(TOKYO) — Facing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, President Barack Obama will seek to convince Japan’s leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges, even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S.
The man who for decades gave voice to the Sesame Street character Elmo will no longer face three charges of sexual abuse after an appeals court threw out the cases.
An EVA selfie. The space suit makes it very difficult to get a good selfie. I tried several today. http://t.co/GvMEOj3ewu— Rick Mastracchio (@AstroRM) April 23, 2014
A UNESCO study released Wednesday says that hundreds of thousands of people in developing countries are using their mobile phones to read, suggesting that mobile technology could help tackle illiteracy and boost access to educational and
Facebook once again exceeded analyst projections in its latest quarterly earnings report Wednesday, as the world’s largest social network continued to show investors it can transition its advertising business to mobile devices.
Tech titan Apple reported a 4.6% increase in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, handily beating Wall Street expectations after selling significantly more iPhones than analysts had predicted.
Officials were given a fright Wednesday when baggage handlers at Los Angeles’ LAX airport raised alarm about an object vibrating in a bag.
Actress Drew Barrymore and her husband, Will Kopelman, welcomed their second daughter Tuesday.
Both mother and child — Frankie Barrymore Kopelman — are “health and happy,” according to a statement released to People.
On Wednesday, the New York Post ran a giant, one-word headline, as they so often do: “VIDIOT!”
A hostage negotiator and a SWAT team have been dispatched to the Trumbull, Ohio, County Jail after three inmates took a guard hostage Wednesday.
Two non-uniformed Philadelphia police officers shot a pizza deliveryman in the head Tuesday night, officials confirmed Wednesday. Philippe Holland, 20, remains hospitalized in critical condition.
A Kansas judge on Wednesday allowed Bradley Manning to change the imprisoned Army private’s name to Chelsea Manning. “It’s a far better, richer, and more honest reflection of who I am and always have been—a woman named Chelsea,” Manning said in a statement on ChelseaManning.org.
Nearly six months after supertyphoon Haiyan laid waste to central-eastern Philippines, survivors continue to live in the shadow of the record-breaking storm’s impact.
Apple’s haters like to say the company is only successful because of marketing. The masses are so entranced by Apple advertising that they’re blind to the existence of other, potentially better products.
A Washington state group wants the state to keep tobacco out of the hands of those under 21.
The King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Board, which recommends substance abuse polices, wants the state legislature to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18, KOMO News reports.
Tell the truth: Did you stay inside today? If you did, was any of it due to the sky-is-falling (literally), Earth-shaking (again, literally) reports that at any moment we could be hit by a city-killing meteor?
When Dong Nguyen released Flappy Bird last May, I don’t think he—or, for that matter, anyone else—could have predicted the game’s spectacular rise and abrupt flameout. Even after Nguyen pulled Flappy Bird from app stores (because, remember, it “ruin[ed] his simple life”), the game lived on in an absurd number of clones.
In what is becoming a recurring theme, Justin Bieber has publicly apologized for being insensitive while abroad.
This time the pop-icon said he was sorry for visiting the Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan’s war dead, including some military leaders who committed mass atrocities during the Second World War.