As a strong winter storm approaches the northeast, airlines have already canceled 370 flights by Friday afternoon in anticipation of the storm, which is expected to bring blizzard conditions to some, and heavy winter snow up to 2 feet beginning Friday night. Most airlines have begun instituting weather waivers, allowing...
Firefox web browser maker Mozilla saw its newest CEO, Brendan Eich, resigned just a few days after becoming CEO because of pressure he is facing for supporting a ban on gay marriage in California under a state constitutional amendment called Proposition 8.  Eich is also known for and credited...
Miami, Fla. - Police and FBI agents have arrested two men trying to sell a stolen Matisse painting worth $3 million. The 1925 painting, “Odalisque in Red Pants" was stolen from a Venezuelan museum and replaced by a forgery and authorities here say the two suspects were trying to sell...
San Bernardino, CA Police in Southern California has identified two suspects who attacked a holiday office party killing 14 people and wounding 17 others on Wednesday before being killed themselves. San Bernardino Police released a statement late Wednesday night identifying the shooters as Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27. ...
San Jose, CA Tesla has said it will build its massive $5 billion battery “gigafactory” just outside of Reno, Nevada.  The new manufacturing plant will cover 10 million square feet, equivalent to 174 football fields. Once built, the new plant will be able to manufacture enough batters to build 500,000 cars...
To the dismay of meat-a-tarians worldwide, McDonald's will be opening up new vegetarian fast food restaurants soon. The McAloo Tikki burger already accounts for a quarter of all sales for McDonald's in the land where cows are sacred and meat offerings are significantly reduced, mostly to tourist. McDonald's already operates...
The Verruckt waterslide being built at Kansas City water park will become the world's tallest at 17 stories, and the fastest at 65mph and riders sit in a raft to take the plunge down a drop that is taller than Niagara Falls or the Statue of Liberty and then...
Baton Rouge, LA Protests erupted in Louisiana Tuesday night after a shooting involving two white police officers left a black man dead and was caught on video. The altercation occurred after Baton Rouge Police were called to the Triple S Food Mart convenience store. Someone reported to police that there was...
Kathmandu, Nepal The US State Department has announced that three American Citizens are among the over 2,000 dead from the divesting earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. There are no further details on the identities of the three Americans who were in Nepal or what they were doing at the time. So...
Washington, D.C. During a Republican leadership meeting on Tuesday in Washington, a decision was made to abandon efforts to raise the nation's debt limit and restore military pension cuts because of lack of support from so-called "rank and file" Republican members of Congress. Now, a "clean" bill to raise the debt...