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  • Future terrorists

    What turns people into terrorists? That question might sound simplistic, but it's at the heart of the struggle to prevent terrorist attacks. Take a look at some of the people who have tried to do us harm in the last few years. Umar Farouk...
  • Sam Berns dies at 17; subject of film about genetic condition progeria

    Sam Berns dies at 17; subject of film about genetic condition progeria
    Sam Berns, a spunky teenager who was proud to call himself a "band geek" and was at the heart of a 2013 documentary about a genetic condition that accelerates aging, has died. He was 17. Berns, a Massachusetts high school junior and Eagle Scout who...
  • Clifford Nass dies at 55; sociologist warned against multitasking

    When Clifford Nass moved to a Stanford University freshman residence hall as a "dorm dad" in 2007, he wasn't quite prepared for college life in the 21st century. Even as a professor who for decades had studied the interaction of humans and computers, he...
  • Aaron Hernandez indicted on murder charge by grand jury

    Aaron Hernandez was indicted on first-degree murder charge Thursday by a Massachusetts grand jury. Hernandez, a Pro Bowl tight end released by the New England Patriots in June upon his arrest on murder and weapons charges, has pleaded not guilty to...
  • Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times

    Dodgers owner Mark Walter explores possible purchase of L.A. Times
    Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times. "The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
  • Whitey Bulger won't talk, considers trial a sham, lawyer says

    BOSTON -- Whitey Bulger sat in court as he was called a rat, Satan, a coward, a punk, a psychopath, a bag of jailhouse rags and some other terms not suitable for mention in a family newspaper, and after all that, decided to keep silent. The Boston...
  • #Roofbreakup: Are average people no longer entitled to privacy?

    One unlucky New York couple became the subject of comedian Kyle Ayers's tweets on Saturday night. Using the hashtag #roofbreakup, Ayers spent the hours live-tweeting all of the sordid action, if you can call it that -- the banality of banality might...
  • F1 United States Grand Prix 2013 TV schedule

     
    F1 United States Grand Prix 2013 TV schedule: NBC Sports presents live coverage of the United States Grand Prix from Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 2pm ET. Sebastian Vettel will be driving for a record eighth straight...
  • George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' no work of art, reviews say

    On paper, "The Monuments Men" has a lot going for it, including a starry cast led by director and co-writer George Clooney and a remarkable true story -- about a group of soldiers on a mission to protect priceless works of art in World War II Europe -- as...
  • 'Lego Movie' a colorful, outside-the-box adventure, reviews say

    Playtime has just begun for "The Lego Movie," and film critics could scarcely be more delighted. Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller's new 3-D animated film about an ordinary Lego minifigure-turned-unlikely-hero is meeting with nearly unanimous...
  • 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' competent, not compelling, reviews say

    When it comes to reviews of "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," superlatives are in short supply. Most movie critics agree that the reboot of the Tom Clancy action franchise, starring Chris Pine and directed by Kenneth¬†Branagh, is competent — or...