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Sunday, February 08, 2015
A riot outside of a major soccer match broke out in Egypt Sunday night. Authorities said the stampede and fighting between fans and police killed at least 25 people.
The riot comes just three years after similar violence left more than 70 people dead in 2012.
The stampede occurred ...
Sunday, February 01, 2015
Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is being released and deported from Egypt.
The Associated Press is reporting that Greste's release follows a presidential "approval" and was coordinated with the Australian Embassy in Cairo. The AP says Greste is on his way to the Cairo airport to leave the country.
Monday, December 08, 2014
Ralph H. Baer, the man widely acknowledged as the "father of home video games" for his pioneering work in electronics and television engineering, died on Saturday at his home in Manchester, N.H. He was 92.
Video games have become a ubiquitous, billion-dollar industry that has in recent years surpassed ...
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown nearly four months ago, is resigning, according to his attorney.
Wilson's resignation was announced Saturday by Neil Bruntrager, who says his client's resignation is effective immediately. Wilson had been on administrative leave since Aug. 9.
In his ...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Note: A letter from Ray Magliozzi on the passing of his brother asked that fans make a donation to their favorite public radio station in Tom's memory. That note was later appended to encourage people also to donate to the Alzheimer's Association.
Saturday, October 04, 2014
In the latest sortie in the #Gamergate debate – a complicated and confusing battle over ethics and misogyny in the video game industry – Intel, one of the world's largest chip makers, is facing backlash after pulling an advertising campaign from a gaming site.
On Wednesday, Intel pulled an ...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The NFL Players Association formally filed an appeal of the indefinite suspension of Ray Rice on Tuesday evening. They have also asked that the appeal be taken out of the hands of Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff.
"This action taken by our union is to protect the due process ...
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, ...