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Obama's newest executive order

Obama's newest executive order

The White House says it's working to increase the security of the federal government's computer and data systems after high-profile hacks at various agencies, including a recent breach at the Justice Department.
Polls are out, rallies are over. Wi...

Polls are out, rallies are over. Will big numbers mean big wins?

Paltrow and daughter Apple could be...

Paltrow and daughter Apple could be twins

Insert the obligatory joke about the Apple not falling far from the tree.
N. Korean satellite 'tumbling' in s...

N. Korean satellite 'tumbling' in space?

South Korea has released the first images of debris believed to be from a long-range rocket fired by North Korea on Sunday.
What's in the Oscars gift bag?

What's in the Oscars gift bag?

Don't feel bad for the losers at this year's Academy Awards ceremony -- they won't be leaving empty-handed.
Worms that burrow through skin

Worms that burrow through skin

It takes is a snail, a worm and some freshwater to become infected and once you are, it can last for decades -- and prove fatal.

FoxNews

NEW POLLS: HILLARY IN TROUBLE? Once...

NEW POLLS: HILLARY IN TROUBLE? Once commanding national lead over Sanders appears to have disappeared

'JUSTICE FOR KAYLA' ISIS leader's w...

'JUSTICE FOR KAYLA' ISIS leader's wife charged in American woman's death

MARS FROM ALL ANGLES NASA releases ...

MARS FROM ALL ANGLES NASA releases stunning 360-degree video of planet

NOWHERE TO RUN Refugee arrested in ...

NOWHERE TO RUN Refugee arrested in Austria death of American nanny

GERMAN TRAIN TRAGEDY At least 9 dea...

GERMAN TRAIN TRAGEDY At least 9 dead, 150 hurt after head-on collision

Prosecutor busted for drunken drivi...

Prosecutor busted for drunken driving

MSNBC

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex ...

Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead sh...

New poll: Hillary Clinton's lead shrinks

Thai police issue warrant for bomb ...

Thai police issue warrant for bomb suspect

What's in the Ashley Madison data d...

What's in the Ashley Madison data dump?

Image of the day

Image of the day

2 missing after explosion rocks Was...

2 missing after explosion rocks Wash. Motel 6

Washington Post

Spy chief warns that U.S. could fac...

Spy chief warns that U.S. could face attacks inspired by terrorism in Paris

Republicans ready to reject Obama b...

Republicans ready to reject Obama budget and battle among themselves

Congressional Republicans have already announced they will ignore the White House budget being released this morning rather than engage in another round of fiscal brinksmanship with the president.
What the fall of Aleppo would mean ...

What the fall of Aleppo would mean for Syria and the world

New Hampshire primary: Votes are ca...

New Hampshire primary: Votes are cast as candidates make final sprint

Neither contest for the state?s primary appears to have a genuine race for first place, but today?s voting could lengthen both nomination battles into the spring.
Memo to those who don't like Beyonc...

Memo to those who don't like Beyonce or Black Lives Matter: Rudy Giuliani isn't your best spokesman

Lions' Golden Tate won't be able to...

Lions' Golden Tate won't be able to replace Calvin Johnson

Reuters

Wall St. flat as tech rebound offse...

Wall St. flat as tech rebound offsets energy, financials

(Reuters) - Wall Street bounced between gains and losses in choppy trading on Tuesday, as a decline in energy and financial sectors offset gains in materials and technology stocks.
Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spendi...

Obama proposes $4.1 trillion spending plan in final White House budget

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget that laid out his priorities for fighting Islamic State, raising taxes on wealthy Americans and helping the poor.
UBS freezes salaries in investment ...

UBS freezes salaries in investment bank: sources

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS is imposing a pay freeze across its investment banking arm as banks across Europe take an increasingly hard line on costs to improve profitability, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Viacom sales miss estimates, shares...

Viacom sales miss estimates, shares drop; CEO hits out at critics

(Reuters) - Viacom Inc , the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and movie studio Paramount, reported a steeper-than-expected drop in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower advertising sales in the United States and few hit movie releases in the period, sending its shares down 11.3 percent.
U.S. wholesale inventories, sales f...

U.S. wholesale inventories, sales fall in December

WASHINGTON - U.S. wholesale inventories slipped in December for a third straight month as businesses continued to reduce unsold merchandise, suggesting the advance fourth-quarter economic growth estimate could be revised slightly lower.
Goldman CEO eyes more cost cuts ami...

Goldman CEO eyes more cost cuts amid global growth concerns

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc's chief executive officer signaled the U.S. bank could cut costs yet again as market turmoil, declining oil prices and concerns about Germany?s Deutsche Bank AG have cratered the sector's shares this year.

ABC

Bernie Sanders and the Expectations...

Bernie Sanders and the Expectations Game in NH

He might be the underdog nationwide, but he's been leading the polls for months.
2 Trains Collide, Killing 8, Injuri...

2 Trains Collide, Killing 8, Injuring Dozens

The collision happened at Bad Aibling in Bavaria.
Chinese New Year Fireworks Display ...

Chinese New Year Fireworks Display Uses Molten Iron

Blacksmiths hurl molten iron in remote part of China for ?poor man?s fireworks."
Obama Sends Congress Record $4.1 Tr...

Obama Sends Congress Record $4.1 Trillion 2017 Spending Plan

President Barack Obama sent Congress his eighth and final budget, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives
'Serial' Convict Adnan Syed's Heari...

'Serial' Convict Adnan Syed's Hearing Wrapping Up

Syed's lawyers are pushing for a new murder trial.
Zika Updates: Florida Expands State...

Zika Updates: Florida Expands State of Emergency to 7th County

Also, CDC has moved emergency operations to highest level.

BBC

German trains in deadly head-on cra...

German trains in deadly head-on crash

At least nine people are killed and more than 100 injured as two passenger trains collide in the German state of Bavaria.
N Korea 'restarts plutonium reactor...

N Korea 'restarts plutonium reactor'

North Korea has restarted a plutonium production reactor that could provide a stockpile for nuclear weapons, a US spy chief has said.
Andy Murray's wife gives birth to g...

Andy Murray's wife gives birth to girl

Tennis star Andy Murray's wife Kim Sears has given birth to a girl.
UN fears for fate of Aleppo civilia...

UN fears for fate of Aleppo civilians

Up to 300,000 people could be cut off from food supplies if Syrian government forces encircle rebel-held parts of the northern city of Aleppo, the UN says.
New Hampshire votes in key US prima...

New Hampshire votes in key US primary

People in New Hampshire begin voting for Democrats and Republicans seeking their party nomination in the first primary of the US presidential race.
Google boss becomes highest-paid in...

Google boss becomes highest-paid in US

The chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (138m) in shares, a regulatory filing reveals.

New York Times

Obama?s Last Budget, and Last Budge...

Obama?s Last Budget, and Last Budget Battle With Congress

The president submitted his last spending plan to a hostile Congress. It includes $19 billion to protect government from hacking.
New York Today: New York Today: Jok...

New York Today: New York Today: Jokes From the Trail

Tuesday: Political comedy, a sprinkling of snow, and a campaign freeze.
Review: Samantha Bee?s Fierce, Fier...

Review: Samantha Bee?s Fierce, Fiery Feminism Anchors ?Full Frontal?

The comedian?s new weekly show, which began on Monday, could free her from chasing the 24-hour news cycle, and she is one of few female comics in a boys? club.
German Train Crash Leaves 9 Dead an...

German Train Crash Leaves 9 Dead and Scores Injured

Two commuter trains collided head-on in the southeastern state of Bavaria, an accident that the police said was among the worst in the region.
Taiwan Earthquake Investigators Arr...

Taiwan Earthquake Investigators Arrest Developer of Collapsed Building

Lin Minghui and two associates were being held on suspicion of bearing some responsibility for the structure?s collapse, an official said.
First Draft: Bernie Sanders Prevail...

First Draft: Bernie Sanders Prevails and G.O.P. Has 3-Way Tie as 3 New Hampshire Towns Vote

In Dixville Notch, Millsfield and Hart?s Location, Bernie Sanders got 17 votes in total, while Hillary Clinton received nine. On the Republican side, Ted Cruz, Donald J. Trump and John R. Kasich each had nine votes.

WallStreet Journal

U.S. Stocks Decline After Rout in J...

U.S. Stocks Decline After Rout in Japan

U.S. stocks slipped Tuesday after the recent turmoil in financial markets rippled across Asia and an early-session recovery in beaten-down sectors faded.
5 Things to Watch in Janet Yellen's...

5 Things to Watch in Janet Yellen's Congressional Testimony

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen heads to Capitol Hill on Wednesday and Thursday for two days of congressional testimony.
As Voters Head to Polls, Candidates...

As Voters Head to Polls, Candidates Look to Score by Beating Expectations

For the crowded primary field of nine Republican candidates and two Democratic candidates, beating the expectations can be almost as beneficial as winning. Here is where each candidate has to place in the New Hampshire primary to match or beat expectations.

Wired News

IDEO Just Sold Part of its Business...

IDEO Just Sold Part of its Business to Join a ?Creative Collective?

IDEO Just Sold Part of its Business to Join a “Creative Collective”

Ideo now belongs to the Kyu collective, which is part of Tokyo's Hakuhodo DY Holdings and includes other agencies like Sid Lee, Red Peak Group, and Digital Kitchen.

The post IDEO Just Sold Part of its Business to Join a “Creative Collective” appeared first on WIRED.

Why Firewatch?s Makers Were So Secr...

Why Firewatch?s Makers Were So Secretive About Their Game

Why Firewatch’s Makers Were So Secretive About Their Game

With developers that range from poster-art legends to Telltale Games vets, Campo Santo is captivating people with its secretive (and searing) debut title.

The post Why Firewatch’s Makers Were So Secretive About Their Game appeared first on WIRED.

How to Hack the Power Grid Through ...

How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners

How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners

Researchers show how hackers can manipulate the remote on-off device installed on some air conditioners to cause a blackout.

The post How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners appeared first on WIRED.

Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight...

Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing

Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing

The thumb drives gathering dust in your desk drawer could help to open one of the world's most closed countries.

The post Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing appeared first on WIRED.

A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for ...

A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for Conspiracy Theorists

A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for Conspiracy Theorists

Conspira-Sea is a seven-day cruise where fringe thinkers can discuss everything from crop circles to mind control on the open sea.

The post A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for Conspiracy Theorists appeared first on WIRED.

Surprise, Surprise: The RIAA Gets S...

Surprise, Surprise: The RIAA Gets Streaming All Wrong

Surprise, Surprise: The RIAA Gets Streaming All Wrong

The RIAA has updated how albums reach platinum, but it hasn't made streaming any less sticky.

The post Surprise, Surprise: The RIAA Gets Streaming All Wrong appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Newton defends himself, says he&apo...

Newton defends himself, says he's 'sore loser'

Newton defends himself, says he's 'sore loser'
Senators acquire defenseman Phaneuf...

Senators acquire defenseman Phaneuf from Leafs

Senators acquire defenseman Phaneuf from Leafs
Sources: Kings plan to fire Karl in...

Sources: Kings plan to fire Karl in coming days

Sources: Kings plan to fire Karl in coming days
Attorney: Manziel hit ruptured Crow...

Attorney: Manziel hit ruptured Crowley's eardrum

Attorney: Manziel hit ruptured Crowley's eardrum
Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch leaves b...

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch leaves behind complicated legacy

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch leaves behind complicated legacy
Pistons' Drummond hits longest...

Pistons' Drummond hits longest shot since 2007

Pistons' Drummond hits longest shot since 2007

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Room for Debate: Can Activists Be P...

Room for Debate: Can Activists Be Politicians?

In running for mayor of Baltimore, DeRay Mckesson is one of a group of activists nationwide hoping to turn their activism into political power.
Taking Note: Women and the Draft

Taking Note: Women and the Draft

As long as men are required to register, women should be, too.
Dot Earth Blog: What?s Missing at t...

Dot Earth Blog: What?s Missing at the U.N. Climate Panel?s Meeting on Climate Change Communication

Three things are missing at the I.P.C.C.?s two-day meeting on improving climate communication.
Opinionator | The Stone: What Is th...

Opinionator | The Stone: What Is the Self? It Depends

When it comes to our relationship to the world, there is an East-West divide. But it can be bridged.
Opinionator | Fixes: Staying Sober ...

Opinionator | Fixes: Staying Sober After Treatment Ends

Increasingly, continuing care for addicts in recovery means more than handing them a list of A.A. meetings when they leave rehab.
Op-Ed Contributor: Seoul?s Colonial...

Op-Ed Contributor: Seoul?s Colonial Boomerang

Anger over the comfort women agreement fuels anti- Japanese sentiment and domestic discord.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Do you want fries with that? Man ch...

Do you want fries with that? Man charged with throwing alligator into fast food restaurant

(Reuters) - A Florida fast food restaurant got a customer it wasn't expecting when a live alligator was tossed through a drive-thru window by a patron.
Wisconsin couple, too drunk to driv...

Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to 9-year-old: court

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk County Circuit Court records.
Leopard found in school grounds in ...

Leopard found in school grounds in India

A leopard was seen strolling on the grounds of a school in India's southern Karnataka state on Sunday, with closed-circuit television footage showing video of the animal on the premises.
Sparrow defies nature and joins Jap...

Sparrow defies nature and joins Japanese family

FUKAYA, Japan - - A sparrow has set up home with an elderly couple in Fukaya, in Japan's Saitama prefecture, becoming the newest member of their family.
Scientists investigate suspected me...

Scientists investigate suspected meteorite death in southern India

CHENNAI (Reuters) - Indian scientists are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite, which if confirmed would be the first recorded death from falling fragments of space rock in almost 200 years.
Cars parked on thin ice get icy bat...

Cars parked on thin ice get icy bath in Wisconsin

(Reuters) - Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks.
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