Boston Holds Ceremony to Commemorate One Year After Marathon Bombings [PHOTOS]
On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260. On Tuesday, the city of Boston commemorated the event with a brief ceremony on Boylston Street.
Facebook, Gmail & More — Change Your Passwords for These Sites Affected by Heartbleed
A quick roundup of sites that were vulnerable to the Heartbleed Internet-security flaw, and what to do about changing your password.
Angry Birds Attack Peace Doves Released by Pope Francis & Children
Just after Pope Francis and two children released two doves into the air above St. Peter's Square in Rome on Monday, a seagull and a crow swooped in and attacked the smaller birds.
A ‘Polar Vortex’ Is Freezing Over Much of America
If you live in the Midwest, you already know this: it's very, very, extremely, downright absurdly cold out there. And things are only going to get worse as what weather experts call a "polar vortex" begins covering more and more of the country.
New Movies: ‘Paranormal Activity — The Marked Ones’
The holiday movie season is in full swing already, leaving precious few screens available for anything new. This weekend we only get one big film opening. If you like the previous installments in this franchise, you should probably get a kick out of this one as well.
Waitress Receives Massive Tip After Returning Lost Money to Wrong Guy
The giving spirit is strong this time of year.
Massive Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $636 Million, May Reach $1 Billion
The Mega Millions lottery drawing being held Tuesday night is now for a pot of an estimated $636 million, not far off from the record $656 million Mega Millions prize awarded in March 2012. If there's no winning ticket, then Friday's drawing could top $1 billion.
Watch These People Shoveling Snow and Not Doing It Well — Daily Distraction
Much of the country got slammed by snow this past week, which means lots of us had to break out our shovels for the first time this season. For some, it didn't go so well.
Stunning Footage of Sole Survivor of Sunken Ship Being Rescued After 3 Days Underwater [VI…
This past May, Harrison Okene was working as a cook on the tugboat Jacson-4 when his ship capsized and sank in freezing waters off the coast of Nigeria. Everyone else onboard died, but Okene managed to survive in a tiny air pocket for 60 hours, drinking only Coke.
Gunman Spotted on Yale Campus; Lockdown Lifted [UDATED]
UPDATE 3:15 p.m. EST: The lockdown and shelter-in-place orders have been lifted, according to the Yale alert system. Police have been going door-to-door on campus searching for the gunman, though authorities will not confirm whether it may have been a hoax.
LAX Shooting — Gunman Opens Fire at L.A. Airport, Kills One TSA Agent [UPDATED]
UPDATE 2:30 p.m. EST: NBC is reporting that one TSA agent was killed and three others wounded. Airport police shot and may have killed the gunman at the scene. The shooter, whose identity has not been confirmed, was taken into custody after being shot.
Nevada Student Shoots Teacher, Wounds 2 Others, Commits Suicide
At a middle school in Sparks, Nevada, on Monday morning, a student shot and killed a teacher, then shot himself in the head fatally, according to early police reports.