JERUSALEM -- A firebombing that killed a Palestinian toddler and critically injured his sleeping family. A stabbing rampage at a gay pride parade that claimed the life of a 16-year-old Israeli girl. The torching of a ...Read more
Late last week, comedian Wyatt Cenac, a writer and correspondent for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" for nearly five years, appeared on Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast. There, he claimed that he left the show because of an ...Read more
LONDON -- A massive sell-off of stocks in Greece on Monday underscored the uncertainty that still surrounds the Mediterranean nation as its government tries to secure a new international bailout to avoid a disastrous ...Read more
LONDON (UPI) -- A British technology vlogger posted a video showing how to use household items to transform a smartphone into a 3-D hologram projector.
YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss posted a video showing how a 3-D hologram can...Read more
BATON ROUGE, La. (UPI) -- The owners of a Louisiana Pomeranian puppy shared video of the compact canine's unexpectedly sizable sneeze.
Roux the Pomeranian, whose Instagram page says he loves "to play and eat a lot of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The White House has expanded its bombing campaign in Syria to help defend a small Pentagon-backed force against other armed insurgent groups or government security forces, officials said Monday.
The decision...Read more
NEW YORK (UPI) -- A conservation charity projected 40-story-tall video clips of endangered species onto the south face of New York's Empire State Building.
The Saturday night event, dubbed "Projecting Change: the Empire ...Read more
PAPEETE, French Polynesia (UPI) -- An Australian daredevil who surfs and rides motocross combined his interests in Tahiti by taking a modified dirt bike out to ride the waves.
Robbie "Maddo" Maddison, a professional stunt...Read more
LAGOS, Nigeria -- The Nigerian military rescued 178 people abducted by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram, with many of the victims in poor health, officials said Monday.
The 101 children, 67 women and 10 men were freed ...Read more
Republican senators, including several running for their party's nomination for president, will begin to test whether voter attitudes toward Planned Parenthood have changed with a Senate vote Monday on a bill that would ...Read more
On a hot and muggy evening 50 years ago this month, four mop-haired young men walked across the top of New York City's Pan Am Building and boarded a waiting helicopter. A few minutes later, the aircraft carrying the ...Read more
Never mind smartphones, biotechnology and streaming video. If you wanted to handily beat the stock market over the last decade, you should have bought WD-40 Co.
The San Diego maker of the decidedly unglamorous WD-40 ...Read more
Sometime between 500 B.C. and 200 B.C., residents of the Greek colony of Kamarina in Sicily dug two graves for two bodies. They pinned down each body with large rocks or pottery; if the bodies awoke from the dead, they ...Read more
BEIJING -- "Monster Hunt," a new Chinese family film that features real-life actors interacting with computer-animated monsters, has shattered box-office records on the mainland, earning more than $250 million and becoming...Read more
Watermelon may be the best picnic dessert nature ever created with its sweet juice cleverly bound inside that spongy red (sometimes yellow) matrix, and fully protected by psychedelic green rind.
Talk about a party orb.
Six days after the Beatles' landmark concert at New York's Shea Stadium on Aug. 15, 1965, the band and the traveling entourage embarked aboard their chartered aircraft for a flight to Portland, Ore. As the aircraft, a four...Read more
DETROIT -- A pay telephone on a busy Detroit street corner could once net $200 a week in just coins. But that was 30 years ago.
These days, Greg Andrick is lucky to find $5 or $6 in a pay phone's change box every couple ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Say goodbye to your stock broker and financial planner. No more trips to Wells Fargo -- you can get your home loan refinanced on your iPad.
The financial tech boom is in full force, driven by Silicon ...Read more
It started with a fuse, and nothing else.
When Buenos Aires-born composer Lalo Schifrin was hired to write the music for a new spy series called "Mission: Impossible," debuting in the fall of 1966, creator Bruce Geller ...Read more
McALLEN, Texas -- Residents had begun to worry about the seemingly endless flow of immigrants dropped off near the bus station here.
They came from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and other locales, carrying ...Read more