| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Aside from widespread viewer ambivalence over the quality of Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom" and an unexpected Emmy for star Jeff Daniels, the series has had a mostly uneventful three-season run. And with just one episode to go -- the series...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Before astronaut Chris Hadfield won the world over with his rendition of David Bowie's space song "Major Tom," he was already a social media star. High above the Earth in the International Space Station, Hadfield photographed the planet -- often cities at...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 6:35 PM
In this week's roundup, we'll take a look at CM Punk's latest revealing podcast, a (former?) World Wrestling Entertainment superstar's big movie role and another WWE superstar's assault charge.
** CM Punk once again joined his friend Colt Cabana for the...
| Dec 7, 2014
Once upon a time, the only places we'd see fake stories were at supermarket checkouts. You either knew or you didn't that what's in those tabloids is a joke, and how you reacted was up to you.
Gone are the days when you sneaked a peek at this utter...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:33 PM
If you haven't cut the cord on your landline phone service, pretty soon you may not have a choice.
The Illinois Telecommunications Act is up for review this spring, and big phone companies are expected to push to eliminate a legal obligation to provide...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
During the U.S. Open of Surfing this year, the Huntington Beach Police Department took a different approach to letting residents and visitors know that illegal activity on the beach would not be tolerated.
"[Officer]: How much have you had to drink?...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:20 PM
SAN JOSE, Calif. For weeks, San Jose Police Officer Phillip White had been using his personal Twitter account to vent displeasure over the ongoing protests in Oakland and around the country over the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of law...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Authorities in southern India on Saturday arrested a 24-year-old man who ran a Twitter account that glorified the Islamic State militant group.
Investigators say the man did not have direct links to Islamic State or its recruits and appeared to be...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:55 AM
See Internet? This is why you can't have nice things. The New England Patriots are winners, but in their effort to celebrate, the nasty face of racism took over.
The Patriots official Twitter account was the first for an NFL team to reach 1 million...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:42 AM
So-called "hot" or "cute" mugshots have become a thing thanks to social media, but unlike many others, the latest viral mugshot was an act of self-promotion.
Alysa Suguro Bathrick, an 18-year-old from Raleigh, N.C., tweeted her booking photo on Dec. 1....