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Monday, September 15, 2014
The video game world saw a massive acquisition Monday when Microsoft confirmed it was buying Mojang, the company behind the immense world-building game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion.
Now let's be clear: While the ink on the deal might say Microsoft bought Mojang, they really just bought the game franchise Minecraft. ...
Sunday, August 24, 2014
The British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his son told BBC News. He was 90.
Lord Attenborough forged a lengthy acting career in such films as Brighton Rock and The Great Escape. As a director, Attenborough was known for A Bridge Too Far and Gandhi, for which ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014
President Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.
A senior Obama administration official says the president "whether ...
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A preliminary private autopsy performed by Dr. Michael Baden shows that Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, reports the New York Times.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
After four nights of tense clashes with police and several high-profile arrests, protests appeared to calm in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday night.
Earlier it was announced that the Missouri Highway Patrol would take over policing of the St. Louis suburb, where protesters have clashed with local authorities since a ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Thursday, July 31, 2014
With a 91-3 vote in the Senate Thursday, Congress has passed a massive $16.3 billion bill to address problems with health care for veterans and other problems with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The bill now moves forward to the White House for President Obama's signature. The House voted overwhelmingly ...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Updated at 5:35 p.m. ET.
As the conflict between Israel and Gaza approaches the three-week mark, the fighting seems to have only intensified. At least 119 Palestinians were killed Thursday, making it the bloodiest day of the war.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo and has handed ...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
We are following the news of a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine with 298 passengers and crew onboard, and some airlines are now operating over the area with added caution.
U.S. officials told NPR that they believe the plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile, ...
Sunday, July 13, 2014
In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, Germany was finally victorious over Argentina to take home the 2014 World Cup title on Sunday with a 1-0 win.
In a game that at times seemed more like a ...
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Coming off of a devastating loss to Germany, World Cup host Brazil's chances at redemption were dashed by the Netherlands on Saturday. The 3-0 victory secured a third-place finish for Oranje in the 2014 World Cup.
A penalty kick at just 3 minutes in from Robin Van Persie, granted ...
Sunday, July 06, 2014
The world of e-sports was rattled this past week when an organization vying to become its governing body drew anger for organizing gender-divided tournaments.
Here's a quick breakdown of what happened: Until last week, the International e-Sports Federation (IeSF), a South Korea-based organization that seeks to get e-sports recognized as ...
Friday, July 04, 2014
After the first round of World Cup quarterfinal matches, Brazil and Germany will advance and face each other on Tuesday.
Brazil vs. Colombia
It had been an impressive World Cup for Colombia, going further than many expected, but they couldn't hold off the assault from World Cup host Brazil, ...
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Costa Rica will advance to its first World Cup quarterfinal after winning a 5-3 shootout against Greece on Sunday.
And they did it with only 10 men for most of the second half.
After Costa Rica took the lead early in the second half, defender Oscar Duarte was sent off ...
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Michelle Wie won the United State's Women's Open on Sunday at Pinehurst No. 2, her first major title of her career.
"There were moments of doubt in there, but I had a lot of people around me who never lost faith in me," Wie said. "It's just amazing."
Though only ...
Sunday, June 15, 2014
In a dramatic Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs triumphed over the Miami Heat to win the NBA title Sunday night, closing out the series with a 104-87 victory.
After a dismal start, the Spurs rallied and turned things around, entering halftime with a 47-40 lead. ...
Sunday, June 15, 2014
"The idea that there's not diversity in gameplay is just not true," says Archer star Aisha Tyler. "Does it need to be better? Absolutely."
Best known as an actress, comedian and podcaster, Tyler's also a big name in video game circles. An avid gamer herself, she's hosted game developer Ubisoft's ...
Saturday, June 07, 2014
A Cinderella story came to a stunning end on Saturday, when California Chrome missed the chance to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978.
California Chrome tied for fourth place with Wicked Strong, falling in behind Tonalist in first, followed by Commissioner and Medal Count at ...
Sunday, June 01, 2014
The Emmy-winning actress, famous for often keeping the rowdy household on The Brady Bunch under control as Alice the housekeeper, died Sunday in San Antonio. She was 88.
The Associated Press reports that an autopsy is planned for Monday, but that according to Bill Frey, a longtime friend of Davis, ...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
A White House official said Thursday that President Obama will tap San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become housing secretary and Shaun Donovan, his current housing chief, to run the budget office.
A formal announcement is scheduled to be made on Friday afternoon.
Reporting for our Newscast unit, NPR's Scott ...