CNN

4 die of Legionnaires' disease in I...

4 die of Legionnaires' disease in Ill.

Four patients at a veterans home in Illinois have died of Legionnaires' disease, and six inmates at San Quentin State Prison in Northern California have become ill with the respiratory condition, authorities said Monday.
See stolen pug's adorable reunion w...

See stolen pug's adorable reunion with owner

This is a very cute way to start off your week.
Will Kanye West make it to the West...

Will Kanye West make it to the West Wing?

Mom forgets 2-month-old in shopping...

Mom forgets 2-month-old in shopping cart

The mother who forgot her baby in a shopping cart in front of a grocery store said, "I'm a good mom who made a horrible mistake." CNN affiliate KTVK reports.
Overweight dog does water aerobics

Overweight dog does water aerobics

An overweight dog in Houston, Texas, is getting a second chance at life thanks to K-9 Angels Rescue. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.
Everything he touches turns to gold

Everything he touches turns to gold

A woman came in to get her new gold glasses only to find it wasn't the only thing turned golden. Watch the "The Carbonaro Effect" Wednesdays 10/9c on truTV.

FoxNews

Thousands of Clinton emails release...

Thousands of Clinton emails released, 125 contain classified information

GAY MARRIAGE CASE Supreme Court ru...

GAY MARRIAGE CASE Supreme Court rules Ky. clerk must issue licenses

SKEWED VIEW? Critics: UNC's &lsquo...

SKEWED VIEW? Critics: UNC's ‘Literature of 9/11’ course blames US

'MOUNTAIN JESUS' STAYS Court says ...

'MOUNTAIN JESUS' STAYS Court says statue can remain on Mont. mountain

'ANTI-GUN STUPIDITY' Hawaii police...

'ANTI-GUN STUPIDITY' Hawaii police chief melts $575G of used firearms

DA: Shooter who killed Texas cop un...

DA: Shooter who killed Texas cop unleashed 15 shots at close range - VIDEO: AP: Suspect arrested for the murder of Texas deputy officer

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

WorldViews: Russia removes Western ...

WorldViews: Russia removes Western detergents from supermarkets

It looks as if Russian authorities are trying to outperform one another in their campaign against all things Western. They have burned Dutch flowers, bulldozed cheese of unknown origin, and destroyed apples and carrots. On Tuesday, they came for Western-brand detergents.Read full article >>
U.S. markets rise after wild seesaw...

U.S. markets rise after wild seesaw trading in China

U.S. stocks rallied in early morning trading Wednesday, following a volatile day in China.Both the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor?s 500-stock index jumped by more than 2 percent at the open. Read full article >>
Leaders sign deal to end South Suda...

Leaders sign deal to end South Sudan?s civil war, but challenges loom

NAIROBI ? South Sudan?s president signed a peace deal Wednesday intended to end a 20-month-old civil war that has killed thousands in the wake of the country?s historic independence in 2011.President Salva Kiir signed the accord under massive pressure from the international community, which threatened to impose further sanctions if the deal was not completed before September. Rebel leader Riek Machar, Kiir?s former deputy, had signed the document one week earlier.Read full article >>
Two coalition troops killed at base...

Two coalition troops killed at base in Afghanistan

KABUL ? Two service members of a U.S.-led coalition were killed Wednesday in an apparent ?insider? attack by Afghan soldiers at a military base in Afghanistan?s southwestern Helmand province, officials reported.Read full article >>
Manhunt on for killer of two TV sta...

Manhunt on for killer of two TV station employees in SW Virginia

We love you, Alison and Adam. pic.twitter.com/hLSzQi06XEA television reporter and a videographer for CBS affiliate WDBJ7†in†Roanoke, Va., were shot and killed Wednesday morning as they were doing a live report and authorities are looking for the gunman. The incident was caught on camera†and those at the station said they heard six to seven shots and then nothing as the camera fell.Read full article >>
Merkel condemns rash of Neo-nazi at...

Merkel condemns rash of Neo-nazi attacks in Germany

BERLIN ? Seeking to counter a rising tide of neo-Nazi rage in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel traveled to the eastern city of Heidenau on Wednesday to deliver what critics called a long-overdue public statement against a terrifying wave of attacks on asylum seekers.Read full article >>

Reuters

Oil prices drop 3 percent as invest...

Oil prices drop 3 percent as investors retreat from overnight gains

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell 3 percent in Asian trade on Tuesday, with investors covering short positions and taking profits after Brent and U.S. crude soared more than 8 percent in the previous session.
China August factory activity shrin...

China August factory activity shrinks at fastest pace in three years, services cool

BEIJING, Sep 1 (Reuters) - Activity in China's manufacturing sector contracted at its fastest pace in three years in August, an official survey showed on Tuesday, reinforcing fears of a sharper slowdown in the world's second-largest economy despite a flurry of government support measures.
Asian shares slip as downbeat China...

Asian shares slip as downbeat China PMIs revive growth fears

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Tuesday and the dollar struggled after twin surveys showed China's manufacturing sector in the grip of its worst slump in several years, raising fresh fears about the health of its economy.
Wall Street's worst month in three ...

Wall Street's worst month in three years ends on a sour note

(Reuters) - Wall Street ended lower on Monday and wrapped up its worst month since 2012 after comments from a senior Federal Reserve official heightened fears among investors of a potential U.S. interest hike in September.
Oil jumps 8 percent, biggest three-...

Oil jumps 8 percent, biggest three-day surge since 1990

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil futures soared on Monday for a third consecutive day, rising more than 8 percent, as a downward revision of U.S. crude production data and OPEC's readiness to talk with other producers helped extend the biggest three-day price surge in 25 years.
Exclusive: Citi aims to boost equit...

Exclusive: Citi aims to boost equities franchise amid industry shakeout

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup plans to rebuild its long-neglected equities franchise seeking to capitalize on a retrenchment by rivals in the face of new rules designed to make the financial system less risky, according to people familiar with the bank's plans.

ABC

Over 7,000 Pages of Clinton Emails ...

Over 7,000 Pages of Clinton Emails Released

The State Dept. published 7,000 pages of Clinton's private emails Monday night.
In Alaska, Obama Depicts Stark Futu...

In Alaska, Obama Depicts Stark Future Without Climate Action

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without action on climate change by US, other countries
Watch: Chicago Teen Sings for Pope ...

Watch: Chicago Teen Sings for Pope Francis

Valerie Hererra, 17, a senior at Cristo Bey Jesuit High School, performed for Pope Francis today during a virtual papal audience hosted by ABC News.
Video Appears to Show Texas Deputie...

Video Appears to Show Texas Deputies Shot Man With Hands Up

Video appears to show Texas sheriff's deputies fatally shot man who had his hands up
Supreme Court Rules Against Clerk i...

Supreme Court Rules Against Clerk in Gay Marriage Case

Supreme Court rules against clerk in Kentucky gay marriage case, clerk must issue licenses
China Factory Indexes Ebb in New Si...

China Factory Indexes Ebb in New Sign of Economic Weakness

China factory indexes fall to multiyear lows in fresh sign of economic sluggishness

BBC

UN confirms Palmyra temple destroye...

UN confirms Palmyra temple destroyed

Satellite analysis confirms the destruction of the ancient Syrian Temple of Bel in Palmyra, the United Nations says.
Hundreds of migrants arrive in Vien...

Hundreds of migrants arrive in Vienna

Hundreds of migrants reach Vienna after being held at the Hungarian border, as Austria introduces extra checks amid an unprecedented influx.
Netflix dropping thousands of title...

Netflix dropping thousands of titles

Streaming service pins future on exclusives and originals as it lets deal with movie distributor lapse, meaning the removal of thousands of titles.
Thai court acquits Phuket reporters

Thai court acquits Phuket reporters

A court in the southern Thai island of Phuket acquits two journalists of defaming the navy in a 2013 article on human trafficking.
Argentina 'Dirty War' baby found

Argentina 'Dirty War' baby found

Campaigners in Argentina find another child abducted from left-wing political prisoners during military rule between 1976 and 1983.
Google in India antitrust probe

Google in India antitrust probe

Indian authorities accuse internet giant Google of abusing its dominance in search advertising.

New York Times

The Manhattan Marriage Bureau, Unio...

The Manhattan Marriage Bureau, Union of Matrimony and Bureaucracy

The number of marriage ceremonies at Lower Manhattan?s cradle of codified romance has jumped by nearly 50 percent since 2008.
Migrant Crisis Tests Core European ...

Migrant Crisis Tests Core European Value: Open Borders

People flooding into Europe, and an inability to accommodate them in an organized way, may be starting to fray a commitment to erase old borders.
Serena Williams Coasts Through Shor...

Serena Williams Coasts Through Shortened Match at U.S. Open, Losing Only Five Points

Williams, seeking to complete a Grand Slam, won 32 of 37 points and all eight games against Vitalia Diatchenko, who retired with an injury.
De Blasio?s Aide on Homeless Is Res...

De Blasio?s Aide on Homeless Is Resigning Amid Crisis

Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, the deputy mayor overseeing the city?s response to the homelessness crisis, will resign at the end of September to become the volunteer chairwoman of the board of the Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Supreme Court Says Kentucky Clerk M...

Supreme Court Says Kentucky Clerk Must Let Gay Couples Marry

The new case from Kentucky, Davis v. Miller, was the court?s first opportunity to consider whether government officials may refuse to recognize same-sex marriages on religious grounds.
Sports of The Times: U.S. Tennis As...

Sports of The Times: U.S. Tennis Association?s New Executive Waits Patiently for American Boys to Fill a Void

Martin Blackman, the U.S.T.A.?s new general manager of player development, wants to temper the expectations the public places on players.

WallStreet Journal

Patent-Law Change Would Raise Medic...

Patent-Law Change Would Raise Medical Costs

A patent law change pushed by the pharmaceutical industry could cost federal health-care programs $1.3 billion over a decade by delaying new generic drugs, the Congressional Budget Office estimates.
David Einhorn's Greenlight Takes a ...

David Einhorn's Greenlight Takes a Beating in August

The firm told investors it lost 5.3% in August as the value of its major holdings declined, said people familiar with the matter, widening its loss for the year to 13.8%.

Wired News

The Fantasy Epic On MTV Trailer: Th...

The Fantasy Epic On MTV Trailer: The Shannara Chronicles

The Fantasy Epic On MTV Trailer: The Shannara Chronicles

MTV's new show demonstrates just how far the network is willing to go into full-on Westeros territory. (Answer: very far.)

The post The Fantasy Epic On MTV Trailer: The Shannara Chronicles appeared first on WIRED.

The Latest YA Dystopia Trailer: The...

The Latest YA Dystopia Trailer: The 5th Wave

The Latest YA Dystopia Trailer: The 5th Wave

ChloŽ Grace Moretz is ready to ride the young adult wave.

The post The Latest YA Dystopia Trailer: The 5th Wave appeared first on WIRED.

Google Life Sciences Makes Diabetes...

Google Life Sciences Makes Diabetes Its First Big Target

Google Life Sciences Makes Diabetes Its First Big Target

Google teams up with a pharmaceutical giant and shows it's getting serious about biomedical research.

The post Google Life Sciences Makes Diabetes Its First Big Target appeared first on WIRED.

The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver ...

The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks

The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks

He transformed modern medicine's understanding of the brain. And he rethought neurology---and his memory---from the inside out.

The post The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks appeared first on WIRED.

Finally, The Regular-Size New Ninte...

Finally, The Regular-Size New Nintendo 3DS Comes to America

Finally, The Regular-Size New Nintendo 3DS Comes to America

New Nintendo 3DS will launch September 25, bundled with two Animal Crossing-themed faceplates and a new game, for $220.

The post Finally, The Regular-Size New Nintendo 3DS Comes to America appeared first on WIRED.

Hostile Corporate Takeovers: Just a...

Hostile Corporate Takeovers: Just a Kind of Hug

Hostile Corporate Takeovers: Just a Kind of Hug

"There are varying degrees of hugs. I can hug you nicely, I can hug you tightly, I can hug you like a bear."

The post Hostile Corporate Takeovers: Just a Kind of Hug appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Golson wins Seminoles QB battle ove...

Golson wins Seminoles QB battle over Maguire

Golson wins Seminoles QB battle over Maguire
Cousins to open season as Redskins&...

Cousins to open season as Redskins' starting QB

Cousins to open season as Redskins' starting QB
Gruden: 'Door not shut' o...

Gruden: 'Door not shut' on RG III with Redskins

Gruden: 'Door not shut' on RG III with Redskins
Jags' Thomas mulls surgery, co...

Jags' Thomas mulls surgery, could miss 4 weeks

Jags' Thomas mulls surgery, could miss 4 weeks
Judge: Brady, Goodell fail to reach...

Judge: Brady, Goodell fail to reach settlement

Judge: Brady, Goodell fail to reach settlement
McManus: NFL fine system harsh on d...

McManus: NFL fine system harsh on defenders

McManus: NFL fine system harsh on defenders

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

Editorial: Europe Must Reform Its D...

Editorial: Europe Must Reform Its Deadly Asylum Policies

The European Union?s failed policies cannot escape blame for the suffering of thousands of people seeking to escape these crises.
Room for Debate: The First Year Col...

Room for Debate: The First Year College Reading List

Many colleges and universities require "great books" courses for first year students to introduce them to classic works. Which books should be included?
Taking Note: ?The Cost of Cable Is ...

Taking Note: ?The Cost of Cable Is Preposterous?: Readers Sound Off on Set-Top Boxes

Many readers of a recent editorial were dissatisfied with rented cable boxes, but some had already bought their own ? and others have given up cable entirely.
Taking Note: Tracking People Like P...

Taking Note: Tracking People Like Packages: Republicans? Inhumane Immigration Ideas

Chris Christie?s latest proposal is just one of many Republican strategies that treat immigrants like objects, diseases or invaders.
Taking Note: Denali?s Name Change U...

Taking Note: Denali?s Name Change Upsets a Senator

Senator Rob Portman called the renaming ?another example of the President going around Congress,? but he hasn?t always felt that Congress should concern itself with names.
Editorial: Mr. Erdogan?s War Agains...

Editorial: Mr. Erdogan?s War Against the Kurds

Renewed fighting with Kurdish separatists looks suspiciously like a move by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to salvage his political ambitions.

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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Bartender finds $20 bill, wins $1 m...

Bartender finds $20 bill, wins $1 million California lottery with it

(Reuters) - A Bay Area man who found a $20 bill on a street outside San Francisco International Airport used it to play the California lottery and won $1 million, a lottery spokesman said on Monday.
Trump says 'no interest' in buying ...

Trump says 'no interest' in buying Pope's favorite soccer team

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump denied a newspaper report on Friday that he wanted to buy top-tier Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo, Pope Francis' favorite team.
Devil to pay: Taiwan to launch soft...

Devil to pay: Taiwan to launch softer than soft porn-star metro cards

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan will roll out "angel" and "devil" metro cards featuring a Japanese porn star next week, despite a public outcry and a previous decision to scrap the project.
Two men hospitalized after jumping ...

Two men hospitalized after jumping into canal at Venetian in Las Vegas

(Reuters) - Two men jumped into a canal at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and, because they could not swim, had to be rescued and hospitalized, a spokesman for the hotel said on Thursday.
Segway knocks Bolt off his stride a...

Segway knocks Bolt off his stride at the Bird's Nest

BEIJING (Reuters) - A television cameraman and his Segway succeeded in doing what none of Usain Bolt's rivals could in the 200 meters final at world championships on Thursday -- knock the Jamaican off his stride, and his feet, during his lap of honor.
Balkans out-score EU at Vienna dipl...

Balkans out-score EU at Vienna diplomacy soccer

VIENNA (Reuters) - The European Union might have had a better start, but in the end it was the Balkan countries who brought the game home in this unlikely diplomatic soccer match on Wednesday to kick off the Western Balkan summit in Vienna.
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