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3 Hrs Ago
A federal judge dismissed a 2012 fine against a drone photographer on Thursday. The fine was the first leveled by the Federal Aviation Administration over the commercial use of unmanned aircraft.
5 Hrs Ago
At the opening of the meeting of China’s National People’s Congress on Wednesday, Prime Minister Li Keqiang pledged to do more to reduce pollution in the country.
7 Hrs Ago
7 Hrs Ago
RT America may have anchors quitting on live TV and denouncing its take on the Ukraine invasion, but one of its most famous contributors says he has no plans to stop airing his shows on the channel.
9 Hrs Ago
Today in things that make my chosen profession look bad, reporters chased a 64-year-old engineer around Southern California because he may or may not have invented Bitcoin.
Mar 6, 2014 8:05PM ET
Just a day after Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a man who took photos up a woman's skirt without her consent was not breaking the law, the state's Congress has passed a bill making the act illegal.
Mar 6, 2014 6:19PM ET
Two surveys released Thursday found that only ten percent of uninsured people who qualify for private insurance have signed up for Obamacare, according to The Washington Post.
Mar 6, 2014 6:09PM ET
Julia Quinn, Amtrak's Director of Social Media, did an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit today to discuss the company's writer's residency program. According to Quinn, Amtrak is still "formalizing" the official program, but she did offer a few new details.
Mar 6, 2014 5:54PM ET
I, Too, Am Harvard is a play, a Tumblr, a video, and a hashtag all geared towards raising awareness about the experiences of black students at Harvard University.
Mar 6, 2014 5:51PM ET
Brandchannel gave The Secret Life of Walter Mitty an award for the worst product placement of 2013, and they were right.
Mar 6, 2014 5:33PM ET
The slate for the Tribeca Film Festival has finally been revealed in full, and along with a bunch of interesting indies and Roman Polanski’s much-anticipated adaptation of Broadway hit Venus in Fur, there’s also the possibility of a Katie Holmes comeback beginning here.
Mar 6, 2014 5:09PM ET
You may have found yourself, like us, perusing Martha Stewart's AMA on Reddit this afternoon. You may have seen, like us, the frequent mentions of Snoop Dogg. Well, Martha and Snoop go way back.
Mar 6, 2014 5:01PM ET
Tucker Carlson may have called it quits on the bow tie, but a new generation of young conservatives are adopting the dapper look.
Mar 6, 2014 4:53PM ET
E! is venturing out of the real life (ha!) world of the Kardashians, picking up their first original scripted series, a drama about fictional British royals starring 90s icon who didn't have an affair with Bill Clinton Elizabeth Hurley.
Mar 6, 2014 4:51PM ET
NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre gave a master class in choir-preaching at the annual CPAC conference in Maryland on Thursday.
Mar 6, 2014 4:13PM ET
Simon and Schuster has revoked the deal for the "behind-the-curtain" book from John LeFevre, the man who created the popular Twitter account "Goldman Sachs Elevator," Business Insider reports.
Mar 6, 2014 4:09PM ET
Remember how excited everyone got back in 2005 for the first Sin City? Revolutionary green-screen technology that made it look like everyone was inside a comic book? A teeming cast of stars?
Mar 6, 2014 4:05PM ET
Here is a trailer for Frank, in which beautiful man Michael Fassbender wears a giant papier-mâché head for the entire movie to play the titular character.
Mar 6, 2014 3:52PM ET
It’s rare for comedy pilot to totally click on all cylinders from the get-go, but in the case of Review, it’s essential that audiences give it a real chance.
Mar 6, 2014 3:41PM ET
The wife of a sitting Supreme Court justice asked a panel of conservative activists on Thursday to discuss whether President Obama can be tied to any crimes because of Benghazi.
Mar 6, 2014 3:25PM ET
After heated debate on the floor, the Senate voted to block Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's Military Justice Improvement Act, which would take major crimes like sexual assault outside the military chain of command.
Mar 6, 2014 3:20PM ET
At the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, Paul Ryan told a touching anecdote of a poor boy who said he didn't want a free lunch at school, but a brown bag one, because "a kid who had a brown paper bag had someone who cared for him."
Mar 6, 2014 3:15PM ET
If there’s one thing that’ll always be true about Hollywood, it’s that it never learns its lesson. Tomorrow, DreamWorks Animation will release Mr. Peabody & Sherman, a CGI animated update of the '60s Jay Ward cartoon. Sound familiar?
Mar 6, 2014 1:56PM ET
Harry Reid gave his wife Landra credit for his new favorite line: "Republicans are addicted to Koch." Literally everyone ever, up to and including George Washington, probably, has made that same "joke."
Mar 6, 2014 1:40PM ET
A country music album linked from Archer is now for sale, and fans have been pleasantly surprised at the solid musicality of the songs.
Mar 6, 2014 1:39PM ET
The Government Accountability Office announced on Wednesday that it will look into the problems with the nation's five really bad state-run Obamacare exchanges.
Mar 6, 2014 1:39PM ET
Oh, no no no. Warby Parker sells a monocle, people are buying it, and the Times is on it, again.
Mar 6, 2014 1:37PM ET
Scientists in Portugal have discovered the fossils of a previously unknown 150 million-year-old dinosaur that may have been the largest European predatory land dinosaur from the Jurassic period.
Mar 6, 2014 12:56PM ET
According to Public Policy Polling, McCain is the least popular senator in the country — something of an accomplishment in itself.
Mar 6, 2014 12:45PM ET
There's a new teaser out for the first part of the final season of Mad Men. It's cryptic! What did you expect?