The journalist whose candid interviews of Gen. Stanley McChrystal led to the officer's eventual removal from his post has died in a car crash, according to reports.
Amazon ends the contracts of people and businesses that are paid for sending customers to the retailer. The company has taken similar steps in other states that have passed laws like Minnesota's new sales tax legislation.
The court filing comes one week after Google asked the U.S. government's permission to provide the public with information about the national security requests it receives.
The whereabouts of the ex-Teamsters boss is the stuff of urban legend. Here are the highlights and lowlights of the various searches for Jimmy Hoffa's body.
When we get free perks we didn't earn, negative feelings can result, according to researchers. Part of the problem? Fellow customers. It helps if they're not around, a new study says.
Six former employees and one contractor say Bank of America's mortgage servicing unit consistently lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications and offered bonuses to staff for intentionally pushing people into foreclosure, according to a Salon.com report.
After police broke up the protests in Turkey's Taksim Square over the weekend, a new protest has sprung up — but this one is still and silent. A lone man stood motionless in the square for six hours overnight, and soon many others decided to join the "standing man."
The U.S. military said in January that it will end its front-line combat exclusion for women; the shift means that women could join elite forces such as the Army Rangers and Navy SEALs in the next three years.
FBI agents believe they have a credible lead on the whereabouts of Jimmy Hoffa's body. If they're right, it will solve a longstanding mystery, which will also deflate Hoffa's resonance in popular culture.
Administration officials defended the government's surveillance programs before the the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday, saying they believe the U.S. has struck the right balance between security and privacy. Officials also revealed they had thwarted more than 50 terror plots.
The Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 Monday night to take a two-game lead in the NHL's Stanley Cup championships. Boston was helped by the peerless performance of goalie Tuukka Rask, while Chicago suffered from the loss of forward Marian Hossa.
In Rio de Janeiro, more than 100,000 people filled the streets calling on the government to concentrate on them and not on international events.
Also: Russia defends the Syrian government at the G-8 summit; hundreds of thousands of Brazilians protest taxes and government corruption; Boston takes the lead over Chicago in the NHL Stanley Cup championship; and former New York City mayor Ed Koch's tombstone has the wrong birth date.
The anonymous book sculptor of Edinburgh strikes again; the childhood drawings of E.E. Cummings; Jonathan Franzen on literary sexism.
It marks the first time the whole country has been under Afghan control since the coalition invaded to oust the Taliban in 2001.
Obama told PBS' Charlie Rose that he rejected comparisons to the Bush-Cheney administration, saying he had added safeguards to protect the privacy of Americans.
Police reportedly questioned former advertising executive Charles Saatchi for five hours Monday, after pictures emerged of him with hands around the throat of his wife, TV personality Nigella Lawson.
The case dates from April of 2012, when a female midshipman reported that she had been sexually assaulted by three men after she went to a party in Annapolis. The men have not been identified publicly.
The Obama administration says the bill "makes unacceptable deep cuts" to federal food aid programs and extends, rather than cuts, crop insurance payments to farmers.