CNN host defends Palin over ‘brawl’

September 23rd, 2014

Media outlets jump on report of a Palin family brawl, while Fox News ignores it.

Is the NFL skirting the tax man?

September 23rd, 2014

Did the National Football League make $10.5 billion in 2013, pay its chief executive Roger Goodell $44.2 million, yet pay no taxes to Uncle Sam?

Learn Just How Crazy Russian Smokejumpers Are

September 23rd, 2014

Learn Just How Crazy Russian Smokejumpers Are

To be a smokejumper — the front-line firefighters who parachute into forest fires — in the US, you’ve already got to be a little unhinged. To do the same job in Russia, with antique equipment, for no pay, you must be certifiably insane.

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Spacecraft on course to make history

September 23rd, 2014

Just days after NASA’s Mars orbiter reached the Red Planet, India’s first mission could follow suit and make history Wednesday.

Arab nations join strikes on ISIS

September 23rd, 2014

At least 20 targets in and around Raqqa, Syria, were hit by U.S.-led airstrikes. LIVE BLOG|

Microsoft’s Former Software Guru Wants to Reinvent Phone Calls

September 23rd, 2014

Microsoft's Former Software Guru Wants to Reinvent Phone Calls

Ray Ozzie, former Chief Software Architect at Microsoft, has decided that voice communication — in other words, the venerable phone call — is broken, and he’s going to fix it. With an app.

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Israel: Teens’ kidnapping suspect dead

September 23rd, 2014

A Palestinian man who Israel says was responsible for the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens earlier in the summer was shot and killed by the military. Another suspect was seriously wounded, the military said Tuesday.

Scholar sentenced for ’separatism’

September 23rd, 2014

Less than a week after a tightly controlled trial, a Chinese court Tuesday found a prominent Uyghur scholar guilty of “separatism” and sentenced him to life in prison, his lawyer said.

What you need to know about strikes

September 23rd, 2014

The United States and several Arab nations carried out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria early Tuesday, intensifying the campaign against the Islamic militant group.

‘Big Bang’ season 8

September 22nd, 2014

“The Big Bang Theory” is back in action with its season 8 premiere on CBS Monday.