In a pair of a heart-wrenching Facebook posts, the son of one of the two NYPD officers killed in Saturday's apparent ambush paid tribute to his slain father.
Lawmakers, civil rights leaders and other officials took to Sunday-morning talk shows to condemn Saturday's slayings of two NYPD police officers.
Los Angeles used to be a hotbed of racial profiling and unrest. Now Chief Charlie Beck thinks his force could be a model for the rest of the nation.
By Laila Kearney and Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career on Sunday after a gunman killed two police officers in an attack intended to avenge recent police killings of unarmed black men in the United States. New York police officers turned their backs on de Blasio in protest during a news conference and their union said the mayor had blood on his hands after Saturday's shooting. ...
By Michelle Conlin (Reuters) - On December 13, as thousands of protesters mobbed the New York streets, Yuseff Hamm, an NYPD police officer, was monitoring the demonstrations from a mobile command unit near the Brooklyn Bridge. As the protest drew near, Hamm and his fellow officers could hear the chants of the noisy throngs: “What do we want? Dead cops. When do we want them? Now.” In his 13 years on the force, Hamm had never encountered demonstrators shouting out anything like that. ...
(Reuters) - A 27-year-old man was arrested in Maine on Sunday and charged with killing his girlfriend and her two young children, whose bodies were discovered in their mobile home a day earlier, state police said. Keith Coleman, of Garland, about 28 miles northwest of Bangor, was charged with three counts of murder and was awaiting a first court appearance either Monday or Tuesday, Maine State Police said in a news release. ...
The key role Pope Francis played encouraging talks between Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro left fractures among his flock in South Florida, where many older Roman Catholics equate the Castro brothers with the devil.
Authorities made several arrests in the case of the Taliban school attack that killed 148 in the northwestern city of Peshawar, on Sunday, officials said.
The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.
Hydrogen is the most common kind of normal matter in the universe. Perhaps the universe is trying to tell us something, for the most common chemical element makes an excellent energetic rocket fuel. That does not mean, however, that it is easy to manage. Odorless and colorless hydrogen gas becomes liquid, and thus dense enough […]
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In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, writer Naomi Klein discusses dystopian fiction and her new capitalism-vs.-the-climate nonfiction book This Changes Everything.
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From the reactions to Sony pulling The Interview to the end of the beloved Serial, a lot happened on the Internet last week. Catch up here.
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Finished the Serial podcast and want to know what all those people and places looked like without just using your imagination? Here's every Google image search you were scared to do until it was over.
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On Friday, Google filed a lawsuit in federal court against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood.
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When asked to predict the future, it’s hard to forget that the totally automated future that expo organizers and Sci-Fi prognosticators prepared us for has not come to pass. We are all still waiting for our flying cars — not to mention the end of email spam. In fact, we’ve recently come to realize that without […]
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Apple is not the only company that benefits from a system where cost-saving efficiencies come with a human toll.
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They were a discussion topic on Google’s Earnings Call and were a focus at I/O. Facebook created a standalone initiative called App Links to take a leadership position. Long time internet watcher John Battelle claims the quickening is nigh. What is it about deep links that has everyone so worked up? Today, they help us […]
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In his end-of-year press conference today, President Barack Obama called the decision by Sony Pictures Entertainment to cancel the release of its film The Interview a “mistake.” “I am sympathetic to the threats they face,” Obama said. “Having said all that, yes, I think they made a mistake…. “We cannot have a society in which […]
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In 1996, the first episode of Internet Cafe looked at the net's hacker problem. Not a lot has change since then.
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