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Motorcycle Rider Dies In Brutal Crash

AP | EILEEN NG | Posted 12.23.2011 | Sports

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Italian rider Marco Simoncelli died Sunday after crashing and being hit by two other riders at the Malaysian MotoGP mot...

Tropical Storm Lee Hits Gulf Coast Shores

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green

SAUCIER, Miss. — Lee dumped more than a foot of rain in New Orleans and spun off tornadoes elsewhere Sunday as its center came ashore in a slow ...

Maryland Man Gets 10 Years For Taping Nude Women

AP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Crime

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to breaking into homes and secretly recording videos of hundreds of unsuspecting nude women. ...

Experts Debate Destroying Last Smallpox Virus

AP | By MARIA CHENG | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home

LONDON -- Smallpox, one of the world's deadliest diseases, eradicated three decades ago, is kept alive under tight security today in just two places &...

Feather Hair Extensions: A Trend To Try?

refinery29.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

When we got an email from jeweler and handbag designer Wendy Nichol today with the subject line "hair feather for shit weather," it goes without sayin...

How To See Chicago On A Budget

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Chicago isn't just an important cog in the global economic system; it's also a hot tourist destination for people around the world. With a wealth of l...

Obama Challenges GOP To Stop Blocking Rules Limiting Corporate Donations

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP)-- President Barack Obama says Republicans should join him in opposing a Supreme Court ruling that vastly increased how much...

Gulf Oil Spill Gives Senators Pause On Energy And Climate Bill

The New York Times | JOHN M. BRODER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The loss of life and the looming ecological catastrophe from the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico have piled political complicati...

The 'Bobble': A BPA-Free Water Bottle With A Filter

Inhabitat | Brit Liggett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here at Inhabitat we're pretty much glued to our reusable water bottles, so we got a little giddy when we saw the Bobble, a water filtering bottle tha...

President's College Debt Forgiveness plan is unfair, deserves an F

oregonlive.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The president already was a hit with young people who typically don't pay property taxes or have mortgages. With his pledge to wipe out some college d...

Deep-Sea Trawling Is Destroying Coral Reefs, Marine Habitats

The Guardian | Ian Sample | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Deep-sea trawling is devastating corals and pristine marine habitats that have gone untouched since the last ice age, a leading marine biologist has w...

L.A.-Area Real Estate Agents Are Holding Open Mansions

latimes.com | Lauren Beale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

For Florence Mattar, each open house has a routine. She drives around the neighborhood placing signs, brings in fresh flowers, stocks the refrigerator...

Fort Hood Victims:

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scroll down for the latest news listed chronologically. Live updates via Twitter are HERE. See previous days' updates HERE Monday, 1:20 a.m. EST: Fo...

UN General Assembly: Britain Rules Out Formal Meeting With Gaddafi

AFP | 2 Hrs 55 Mins Ago | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AFP) Prime Minister Gordon Brown will not hold a formal meeting with Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi at this week's UN General Assembly, his offi...

Google Better Than Bing, Yahoo Study Finds

InformationWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A group of 1,100 software testers has rated Google the best search engine in terms of accuracy, speed, and relevance. ...

Marc Jacobs To Marry This Weekend

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

LOUIS Vuitton designer Marc Jacobs (above) is planning to marry his boyfriend in Provincetown, Mass., this weekend....

Brooklyn: The Bed Bug Borough

BrickUnderground | BrickUnderground | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The recent news that a Manhattan co-op spent $250,000 battling bed bugs made us wonder if buildings in some NYC neighborhoods were statistically more ...

Belfast: Romanians Leave After Racist Attacks

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Almost 100 Romanians are fleeing Belfast as violence targeting the migrant community continues, it was reported today by the Irish Times. Last week s...

Stocks jump after 5 days of heavy selling

AP | SARA LEPRO and TIM PARADIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Stocks broke a five-day losing streak Wednesday as hope spread that China and the U.S. are taking convincing action to restart their ...

Kirsten Gillibrand, New York's New Democratic Senator, Says She Keeps 2 Rifles Under Her Bed

newsday.com | TOM BRUNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who argues her pro-gun stance aims to protect hunters' rights and the Second Amendment, last week said she and her h...

Rahm Emanuel On Gregg Withdrawal: Obama Disappointed But 'Not Hard Feelings'

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel told reporters this afternoon that the president is disappointed by Judd Gregg's decision to withdraw but that there...

Lost U.S. Weapons May Be Going To Taliban, GAO Says

washingtonpost.com | Joby Warrick and R. Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tens of thousands of assault rifles and other firearms in Afghanistan are at risk of being stolen because U.S. officials have lost track of them, acco...

Jamie Dimon, Chase CEO, Fires Back At Obama

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said it's "unfair" for politicians to criticize Wall Street pay without differentiating compe...

Citigroup May Book $10 Billion Gain From Morgan Stanley Deal

bloomberg.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Citigroup Inc. may book a gain of as much as $10 billion by forming a brokerage venture with Morgan Stanley, helping to replenish capital depleted by ...

Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo Not Amused By Facebook Prank

Guardian.co.uk | Matthew Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There are hundreds of George Bushes, scores of Fidel Castros, and dozens of Hugo Chavezes, all with prank profiles on the social networking website Fa...