Aug 23, 2013 7:36AM ET
The U.S. military is reportedly re-thinking its options for possible strikes on Syria, but President Obama is still not committing the country to direct action against Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Aug 22, 2013 1:26PM ET
All securities trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange — home to companies like Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft — were on hold for over three hours on Thursday after an apparent computed glitch brought down the whole system.
Aug 22, 2013 12:53PM ET
Two years after being overthrown by a revolution, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was released from prison — and he seems pretty pleased about it.
Aug 22, 2013 12:37PM ET
NBC San Diego is now reporting that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has finally agreed to resign, more than a month after sexual harassment allegations against him first surfaced.
Aug 22, 2013 11:20AM ET
The Historical Collections Division is the office that catalogs the record of our nation's clandestine service and decides how much of it the American public gets to see — and they all just lost their jobs because of the sequester.
Aug 22, 2013 7:45AM ET
France's Foreign Minister suggested today that the international community must respond "with force" if it's proven that hundreds of deaths in Syria on Wednesday were caused by chemical weapons.
Aug 21, 2013 4:29PM ET
Warning: Many of the photos and videos in this post will be disturbing to some readers. They feature numerous images of dead bodies and people in distress, including young children and infants.
Aug 21, 2013 10:21AM ET
Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private who gave thousands of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks has been given a 35-year prison sentence for giving away government secrets.
Aug 21, 2013 9:33AM ET
An Egyptian court has ruled that former president Hosni Mubarak can be released from prison, despite still facing charges that was responsible for deaths of demonstrators.
Aug 21, 2013 7:07AM ET
Just days after U.N. inspectors arrived in Syria to investigate the possible use of chemical weapons, opposition activists allege that as many as 650 people have been killed in a poison gas attack.
Aug 20, 2013 3:30PM ET
There's a fine line between helping the child of good friend get their first job, and giving a kid a job in order to bribe their powerful parent into giving you a sweet deal.
Aug 20, 2013 11:36AM ET
The newly released medical testimony on Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reveals that he suffered numerous severe injuries on the night he was captured, including a gunshot wound that "entered through the left side inside of his mouth and exited the left face."
Aug 20, 2013 9:08AM ET
The Obama Administration is still not willing to call the coup in Egypt a coup, but there are reports that the United States is quietly behaving as though it has, putting a halt to "most" of the military aid it gives to Cairo.
Aug 20, 2013 7:02AM ET
Bo Obama is still the top dog at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but he does have some company now, thanks to the addition of his new "sister," Sunny.
Aug 20, 2013 6:29AM ET
Just so everyone is clear, Ted Cruz officially distanced himself from the one special interest group that could sink his still theoretical run for the Presidency of the United States before it even starts.
Aug 19, 2013 11:50AM ET
Seven people in five states were attacked by wild bears in the last four days, which is more than enough to make people wonder if there's some kind of trend going on here.
Aug 19, 2013 7:43AM ET
Islamist militants struck back at Egypt's military rulers on Monday, killing as many as 25 police officers in an attack that is sure to inspire more retribution and more unrest.
Aug 16, 2013 4:29PM ET
The upcoming Winter Olympics has put Russia's anti-gay laws in the center of the coverage of the games. The best way to get more attention is for this conversation to keep going all the way through next February, not by boycotting the games.
Aug 16, 2013 10:57AM ET
Friday morning in Egypt has sadly unfolded the way were expecting, with more large protest marches being met by deadly force from the police and army.
Aug 16, 2013 9:14AM ET
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gets 3,000 words and a dramatic new photo in the September issue of Vogue, introducing the "CEO of the moment" to remaining few people who were already aware of her fabulously successful story.
Aug 16, 2013 6:39AM ET
60 Minutes is reporting today that documents implicating certain baseball players in the Biogenesis doping investigation were actually leaked to the media by another baseball player: New York Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Aug 15, 2013 2:33PM ET
More than 20 people are feared dead after a large car bomb exploded near a Hezbollah compound in central Beirut today.
Aug 15, 2013 12:33PM ET
Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution say they have discovered a previously unrecognized species of mammal; a rare tree-dwelling carnivore that looks like "a cross between a house cat and a teddy bear." Awwwwww.
Aug 15, 2013 10:19AM ET
President Obama took a break from his Martha's Vineyard vacation to address the situation in Egypt and has finally announced some small measure of sanction against the military regime.
Aug 15, 2013 7:18AM ET
Officials in Egypt continue to add to the grim body count from yesterday's military assault on civilian protesters that may have been the single bloodiest day of the entire Arab Spring.
Aug 14, 2013 11:47AM ET
The Justice Department (with the help of several states) is attempting to block a merger that would create the world's largest airline, but some experts think war they are fighting — for more competition and lower fares — has already been lost
Aug 14, 2013 9:03AM ET
Despite more than two decades of bringing medical care to one of the most dangerous countries in the world, the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders is withdrawing from Somalia due to "unparalleled levels of risk."
Aug 14, 2013 6:21AM ET
War once again broke out on the streets of Cairo on Wednesday, after Egyptian security forces launched a bloody effort to break up protests by supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi, leading to resignation of a key government figure.
Aug 13, 2013 3:19PM ET
Despite its massive, world-dominating success, Facebook still lags behind certain other social networks in some areas — most notably, its fawning treatment of famous people.
Aug 13, 2013 1:32PM ET
A commuter train in Tokyo was struck by lightning yesterday and all the internet got out of it was this really cool weather video of lightning hitting a train.