Feb 20, 2013 8:09AM ET
The NPR senior strategist plays "online news anchor" by weaving together tweets and social-media footage, all while engaging his followers to take an active role in helping him cover the news. Here are some of his must-follows.
Feb 20, 2013 7:34AM ET
Days after cybersecurity firm Mandiant published an eye-popping report of state-sponsored cyber espionage by the China's People’s Liberation Army, the Chinese have fired back.
Feb 20, 2013 6:53AM ET
At least 14 people were injured, some critically, and authorities fear there may be some deaths after a gas explosion leveled a restaurant in Kansas City.
Feb 19, 2013 11:26PM ET
Frontline finally aired the findings of its weeks-long investigation into Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza, his mother, and his mental health on Tuesday night. Answers were not among the findings.
Feb 19, 2013 10:00PM ET
Yes, you read that headline right. Strapped for cash and obviously desperate, the United States Postal Service is launching a new line of "'smart apparel' — also known as wearable electronics."
Feb 19, 2013 9:14PM ET
Warren Hill, a convicted murderer with an IQ of about 70, had already taken sedatives to get him ready for his lethal injection on Tuesday night when both a federal and a state appeals court granted him a stay.
Feb 19, 2013 3:10PM ET
A bunch of Wesleyan seniors were kicked out of a Connecticut museum this past weekend after some of them were caught having sex and consuming drugs in a bathroom, vomiting over a stairwell railing, and mounting a (possibly animatronic) dinosaur.
Feb 19, 2013 3:01PM ET
Today in viral videos: Alison Brie raps (poorly), Jimmy Kimmel is an equal opportunity moment ruiner, and a pen that lets you draw on air.
Feb 19, 2013 12:52PM ET
Given the increasing acceptance from the Roberts court of the concept of money as free speech, legal watchers are already saying that, yes, there's more than a good chance that McCutcheon vs. FEC could lead to the end of federal limits on campaign-finance contributions.
Feb 19, 2013 10:48AM ET
Virginia Beach pizza-shop owner Jay Laze is offering a 15 percent discount to anyone who brings in a gun — or concealed handgun permit — to his restaurant, which instantly grabbed the attention of gun-rights advocates across the country.
Feb 19, 2013 9:27AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Feb 19, 2013 7:17AM ET
A new report claims that killer who shot 26 children and teachers in Newtown, Connecticut, believed that he was "in direct competition" with a notorious mass murderer, but after a closer look, the basis of that claim seems pretty shaky.
Feb 18, 2013 9:14PM ET
There's an unexpected but not entirely surprising upside to a years-long global economic downturn. Governments don't buy as many guns and bombs.
Feb 18, 2013 3:23PM ET
Today a Columbia professor stripped down and curled into a ball as imagery of 9/11 and the Holocaust played in the background — apparently as a way to teach quantum mechanics. Why? How? What?
Feb 18, 2013 3:05PM ET
Today in viral videos: all the foods that taste better with Sriracha, how much Hollywood loves pizza (sans Sriracha), and how people really drive under the influence.
Feb 18, 2013 2:27PM ET
Kim Kardashian went to Nigeria to promote a party. Stop, we can feel your eye roll from here. That said, we were wondering what her reception was like and (surprise?) it appears Nigerians dislike Kardashian as much as most Americans do—but for completely different reasons.
Feb 18, 2013 12:51PM ET
After years of wild guess and flawed estimations, Gallup has attempted to get some hard data on just how many gay, lesbian, and bisexual people there are in America. So how good are their are numbers?
Feb 18, 2013 9:16AM ET
Feb 18, 2013 7:38AM ET
Hours before Janay Mcfarlane was shot and killed on Friday, her 14-year-old sister was standing behind President Obama during his speech about gun violence and stricter gun legislation.
Feb 18, 2013 6:50AM ET
There's still no video or solid proof that Hugo Chavez is alive and well, but apparently the Venezuelan president (or someone who has access to his account) has started tweeting again after receiving after receiving his fourth cancer surgery in December.
Feb 17, 2013 6:08PM ET
Florida's Simpsons-like Python Challenge has ended, and the results aren't the greatest. Of the 150,000 Burmese pythons populating the state's Everglades, only 68 pythons were killed during the month long harvest.
Feb 16, 2013 9:55AM ET
So, after yesterday's Russian meteor, and the asteroid passing that could have leveled an entire city, we thought the brief "space stuff falling from the sky" trend was over. But that's not the case. The U.S. just needed to have its own meteor sighting.
Feb 15, 2013 5:33PM ET
Robbie Rogers, who played for the national team in the 2008 Olympics and Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew, revealed that he's gay. He also revealed he no longer intends to play soccer.
Feb 15, 2013 3:12PM ET
On Friday afternoon an asteroid known as "2012 DA14" floated by this lonely Earth and, thank God, did not collide with it. But it came close. Not as close as expected, but close.
Feb 15, 2013 9:36AM ET
Feb 15, 2013 9:30AM ET
As a final indignity perpetrated on the passengers of the disabled Triumph cruise ship after it reached port last night, a bus ferrying tired and disheveled tourists back to their homes broke down halfway to New Orleans this morning.
Feb 15, 2013 8:48AM ET
If it weren't for a pesky news report, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would have had a NIS 10,000 ($2,700) allotment to purchase delicious frozen treats.
Feb 14, 2013 10:39PM ET
The Carnival Triumph pulled into the Port of Mobile at about half past nine, local time, bringing an end to the days-long, feces-filled journey. Sort of.
Feb 14, 2013 8:10PM ET
Police finally and definitively identified the charred remains inside the Big Bear Mountain cabin as former cop and suspected cop killer Chris Dorner on Thursday evening. Let the martyrdom begin.
Feb 14, 2013 5:06PM ET
That's an average of 28 deaths per day, and it's probably a lot more than that.