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Leonard Nimoy, Spock from 'Star Tre...

Leonard Nimoy, Spock from 'Star Trek,' has died

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, has died, family members say. FULL STORY | PHOTOS | FACTS
The best moments of Spock

The best moments of Spock

See Leonard Nimoy is his most memorable moments as Spock from the first time he appeared on screen to the moment he first showed any emotion.
Photos: People we've lost in 2015

Photos: People we've lost in 2015

Remembering those who died in 2015.
Girl's call exposes trail of death

Girl's call exposes trail of death

Eight people, plus a suspect, were found dead in multiple locations after a report of gunfire in south-central Missouri, police said. One death apparently was from natural causes. FULL STORY
U.S. blogger knifed in streets

U.S. blogger knifed in streets

A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger who spoke out for freedom has died after being attacked on a Dhaka street, a local police official said Friday.
'Jihadi John's' past revealed

'Jihadi John's' past revealed

Mohammed Emwazi was detained in Tanzania in 2009 and by counterterrorism officials in Britain in 2010, according to the Washington Post. By 2012, he was in Syria. FULL STORY

FoxNews

MASS MURDER-SUICIDE 8 dead in Misso...

MASS MURDER-SUICIDE 8 dead in Missouri after late-night shooting rampage

PUBLIC ENEMY No. 1 Holder: US 'work...

PUBLIC ENEMY No. 1 Holder: US 'working on' how to catch or kill 'Jihadi John'

'THE DRESS' EXPLAINED? Doc: (Insert...

'THE DRESS' EXPLAINED? Doc: (Insert color here) dress is a brain teaser

Perry at CPAC: 'We will survive the...

Perry at CPAC: 'We will survive the Obama years' - FOX NEWS FIRST: High wire act for Jeb

Ex-Notre Dame President Hesburgh di...

Ex-Notre Dame President Hesburgh dies at 97 - Earl Lloyd, first black NBA player, dies at 86

British pop star Gary Glitter sente...

British pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years

MSNBC

Leonard Nimoy, ?Star Trek?s? Spock,...

Leonard Nimoy, ?Star Trek?s? Spock, Dies at 83

8 dead in Missouri killing spree in...

8 dead in Missouri killing spree including suspect

First photo of 'Jihadi John' as adu...

First photo of 'Jihadi John' as adult revealed

House Republicans advance plan for ...

House Republicans advance plan for security funding extension

The big melt: Antarctica's retreati...

The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

Police chief reveals JonBenét Ramse...

Police chief reveals JonBenét Ramsey details

Washington Post

Senate passes Homeland Security bil...

Senate passes Homeland Security bill as House GOP works on stopgap measure

House Republicans are hoping to pass a stopgap funding bill Friday that would avert a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security at midnight, as the Senate passed its own bill that would fund the agency through September.Read full article >>
Families of slain Islamic State hos...

Families of slain Islamic State hostages react to outing of ?Jihadi John?

LONDON ? The widow of a man killed by the masked Islamic State militant previously known as ?Jihadi John? said Friday she wanted him caught alive, insisting he does not deserve an ?honorable death.?Britain?s prime minister, meanwhile, defended the country?s security agencies amid questions about intelligence gathering on the man ? identified by The Washington Post as Mohammed Emwazi ? during his many years in Britain.Read full article >>
Leonard Nimoy, a pop culture force ...

Leonard Nimoy, a pop culture force as Spock of ?Star Trek,? dies at 83

?Someday,? producer Gene Roddenberry said many decades ago, ?I?m going to make a science-fiction series and put pointed ears on that guy.?The series was ?Star Trek,? and the guy was Leonard Nimoy, who died Feb. 27 at 83. A tall, taut-faced actor, he had been laboring in obscurity for 15 years before Roddenberry hired him in 1966 to play the half-human, half-alien space explorer Spock.Read full article >>
Police: Gunman killed seven and the...

Police: Gunman killed seven and then himself at multiple crime scenes in rural Missouri

A gunman killed seven people in multiple homes in the southern Missouri town of Tyrone before turning a gun on himself, authorities said Friday.A ninth person ? an elderly woman ? was found dead in the course of the police investigation but ?appeared to have died from natural causes,? according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.Read full article >>
Israel to let water flow to West Ba...

Israel to let water flow to West Bank development at center of political feud

JERUSALEM ? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has intervened to allow the newly constructed Palestinian city of Rawabi in the West Bank to connect to Israeli-controlled water sources, Israeli senior officials said Friday.Read full article >>
Why Silicon Valley is the new revol...

Why Silicon Valley is the new revolving door for Obama staffers

In 2004, when Barack Obama was running for the U.S. Senate, he made his first visit to Google?s campus and saw firsthand how a search on the Internet worked. It left such a strong impression that he returned during his first presidential run vowing to protect the industry.Read full article >>

Reuters

Former AIG head Benmosche dies at 7...

Former AIG head Benmosche dies at 70

(Reuters) - Robert Benmosche, former president and chief executive officer of insurer American International Group , died Friday at 70, the company said in a statement.
Jobs report may test market's compl...

Jobs report may test market's complacency

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been quiet this week - too quiet.
Exclusive: Greece set to get green ...

Exclusive: Greece set to get green light for EBRD support

LONDON (Reuters) - Greece is expected to get the green light early next week for what could add up to over a billion euros of funding support and investments from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, according to sources at the bank.
Wall St. flat as mixed data offsets...

Wall St. flat as mixed data offsets upbeat earnings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed in early afternoon trading on Friday as mixed economic data was offset by some upbeat corporate earnings.
Dudley, top U.S. economists urge la...

Dudley, top U.S. economists urge later Fed rate hike

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Raising interest rates too late is safer than acting too early, an influential Federal Reserve official said on Friday, endorsing a high-profile research paper that argues that the U.S. economy, given time, can rebound to normal growth.
U.S. economy slowed in Q4, but grow...

U.S. economy slowed in Q4, but growth outlook still favorable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. economic growth braked more sharply than initially thought in the fourth quarter amid a moderate increase in business inventories and a wider trade deficit, but strong domestic demand brightened the outlook.

ABC

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead...

'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy Dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, known for his iconic character Mr. Spock on "Star Trek," has died, ABC News has confirmed via the actor's granddaughter. He was 83.
'Just So Tragic': Mom of Slain Host...

'Just So Tragic': Mom of Slain Hostage Pities 'Jihad John'

Parents of James Foley say terror group must be stopped.
Why People See the Dress in Differe...

Why People See the Dress in Different Colors

Blame your brain, not your eyes, for the way you see the dress.
Not Just an Ancient Disease: Lepros...

Not Just an Ancient Disease: Leprosy Cases Hit Florida Counties

A Florida county has reported three leprosy cases in the last five months.
Canadian City Sues US Guardrail Mak...

Canadian City Sues US Guardrail Maker For $500M

Class action lawsuit: Co. didn't tell us guardrail system was unsafe.
8 Shot to Death, Including Gunman, ...

8 Shot to Death, Including Gunman, in Missouri Rampage

8 people dead, including gunman, in house-to-house shooting rampage in Missouri

BBC

Star Trek legend Nimoy dies at 83

Star Trek legend Nimoy dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.
Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held

Mexican security forces confirm the arrest of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.
Snatched baby found after 17 years

Snatched baby found after 17 years

A South African girl has been found 17 years after she was stolen from her mother shortly after being born in a Cape Town hospital.
Extremists 'not radicalised by MI5'

Extremists 'not radicalised by MI5'

Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.
US-Bangladesh writer hacked to deat...

US-Bangladesh writer hacked to death

A US-Bangladeshi blogger whose campaigning for a secular society in Bangladesh angered Islamists is hacked to death on a street in the capital Dhaka.
Second Cuba-US talks under way

Second Cuba-US talks under way

American and Cuban diplomats are meeting in Washington in a new round of negotiations that seek to restore full relations between the two countries.

New York Times

Bits Blog: Google Unveils Plan for ...

Bits Blog: Google Unveils Plan for New Corporate Campus

Google unveiled a radical proposal for a new campus that would replace its current headquarters in Mountain View.
Gunman Kills 7 in Tyrone, Mo., and ...

Gunman Kills 7 in Tyrone, Mo., and Tiny Town Is Reeling

The suspect, who was found dead after the shootings, is believed to have killed his victims in four different homes.
In Europe, Bond Yields and Interest...

In Europe, Bond Yields and Interest Rates Go Through the Looking Glass

Policy makers are taking drastic measures to revive the economy, resulting in financial transactions that seem upside-down.
U.S. Economic Growth at Year?s End ...

U.S. Economic Growth at Year?s End Revised Downward

The fourth-quarter rise in gross domestic product was put at 2.2 percent, after an initial estimate of 2.6 percent.
Lens Blog: Winners of Pictures of t...

Lens Blog: Winners of Pictures of the Year International

This year?s winners included coverage of overseas crises, innovative uses of multimedia storytelling, and outstanding editing.
For Leonard Nimoy, Spock?s Hold Mad...

For Leonard Nimoy, Spock?s Hold Made Reaching Escape Velocity Futile

Leonard Nimoy?s irresistibly distinct, coldblooded and cerebral Mr. Spock was something new and long-lasting.

WallStreet Journal

U.S. Growth in 2014 Looking Less Ro...

U.S. Growth in 2014 Looking Less Robust

The U.S. economy cooled in the final months of 2014, a return to the moderate growth that has marked much of the recovery.
U.S. Stocks Edge Lower

U.S. Stocks Edge Lower

U.S. stocks traded slightly lower Friday, but were still on track to post their biggest monthly percentage gains since 2011.
CFTC Questions Banks on Tax Trade

CFTC Questions Banks on Tax Trade

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is examining the role played by a number of large banks in controversial trades that are designed to minimize or avoid taxes.
Russia to Draw Half Its Reserve Fun...

Russia to Draw Half Its Reserve Fund to Support Budget

Russia sharply raised the amount it plans to draw from its reserve fund to support this year?s budget, as revenues fall along with oil prices and Western sanctions cut the country off from international financing.
Big Insurer Tightens Hysterectomy R...

Big Insurer Tightens Hysterectomy Rules

The nation?s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, is imposing tighter controls on its coverage for hysterectomies after more than a year of debate over a medical device that was found to spread hidden cancer in some women undergoing the procedure.
Oil's Big Swings Are the New Normal

Oil's Big Swings Are the New Normal

Volatility is roiling the oil market, luring traders in search of quick profits but discouraging longer-term investors who had grown accustomed to more muted swings.

Wired News

What I Wish I Knew in My 20s as an ...

What I Wish I Knew in My 20s as an Entrepreneur

What I Wish I Knew in My 20s as an Entrepreneur

In 2015, one thing is clear, startups are continuing to dominate. Entrepreneurs are using their visions and abilities to overturn industries. But for all that makes entrepreneurs different, the successful ones share one common practice: they are able to learn and adapt while making their vision a reality. Below, I list some of the lessons […]

The post What I Wish I Knew in My 20s as an Entrepreneur appeared first on WIRED.

Your First Look at Google?s Reconfi...

Your First Look at Google?s Reconfigurable, See-Through HQ

Your First Look at Google’s Reconfigurable, See-Through HQ

Our first look at Google's new headquarters.

The post Your First Look at Google’s Reconfigurable, See-Through HQ appeared first on WIRED.

The Internet Remembers Leonard Nimo...

The Internet Remembers Leonard Nimoy

The Internet Remembers Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy, the legendary actor known to the world as Star Trek's Mr. Spock, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 83. Almost as soon as word of his passing hit the Internet, friends, former co-stars, and fans began expressing grief over the actor's passing.

The post The Internet Remembers Leonard Nimoy appeared first on WIRED.

Eruption Update for February 27, 20...

Eruption Update for February 27, 2015: Volcanoes Seen from Space

Eruption Update for February 27, 2015: Volcanoes Seen from Space

Great shots of volcanoes erupting somewhere on Earth in the last month.

The post Eruption Update for February 27, 2015: Volcanoes Seen from Space appeared first on WIRED.

How To Sabotage Encryption Software...

How To Sabotage Encryption Software (And Not Get Caught)

How To Sabotage Encryption Software (And Not Get Caught)

When crypto researchers set out to discover the best way to undermine encryption software, they did so believing it would help them eradicate backdoors in the future. Here's what they found.

The post How To Sabotage Encryption Software (And Not Get Caught) appeared first on WIRED.

A Picture-Sharing App That Lets You...

A Picture-Sharing App That Lets You Experience the Life of a Total Stranger

A Picture-Sharing App That Lets You Experience the Life of a Total Stranger

Tworlds offers shades of Snapchat, and even Chatroulette.

The post A Picture-Sharing App That Lets You Experience the Life of a Total Stranger appeared first on WIRED.

Sports ESPN

Heat's Bosh out for season with blo...

Heat's Bosh out for season with blood clots

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh will miss at least the remainder of the season after developing blood clots on one of his lungs, the team announced Saturday.
Rose has surgery, earliest return i...

Rose has surgery, earliest return is 4 weeks

Derrick Rose underwent surgery Friday on the torn medial meniscus in his right knee and his estimated return to the team was pegged at four to six weeks.
Vandy coach scolds player, later ap...

Vandy coach scolds player, later apologizes

Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings has apologized for a postgame incident Thursday night in which he berated Commodores player Wade Baldwin IV profanely, at one point saying, "I'm going to f---ing kill you."
Several Hernandez texts are missing...

Several Hernandez texts are missing from phone

A phone company official testifying in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial says several texts exchanged with a co-defendant before the killing are missing from his phone.
NFL to reconsider decades-old combi...

NFL to reconsider decades-old combine drills

The NFL will reconsider tweaking its long-standing timing and testing drills at the scouting combine this offseason.
Dude, where's my Cup car? Hotel hei...

Dude, where's my Cup car? Hotel heist in Ga.

Travis Kvapil is without a Sprint Cup car this weekend as authorities are investigating the Friday morning theft of the Team Xtreme No. 44 car from a hotel parking lot.

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

Op-Talk: Is Introversion Still a Li...

Op-Talk: Is Introversion Still a Liability in Politics?

Introversion has become hip ? or, at least, much-discussed. But when it comes to political candidates like Jeb Bush, the trait still seems to arouse suspicion.
Taking Note: Charlie Dent: A Republ...

Taking Note: Charlie Dent: A Republican Moderate (Gasp)

The congressman has become the go-to quote guy for journalists as he openly criticizes the G.O.P. majority.
Opinion: How We Learned to Kill

Opinion: How We Learned to Kill

In the madness of war, I saw that taking a life could be banal.
Op-Ed Columnist: Mr. Netanyahu Goes...

Op-Ed Columnist: Mr. Netanyahu Goes to Washington

The prime minister of Israel plans to address a joint meeting of Congress next week.
Op-Ed Contributor: Dividing the U.S...

Op-Ed Contributor: Dividing the U.S. on Israel

Israelis put security first and need all Americans as their ally; Netanyahu hurts that goal by favoring one party.
Opinionator | The Stone: How Libera...

Opinionator | The Stone: How Liberalism and Racism Are Wed

Racism, racial exclusion and racial violence aren?t antithetical to liberalism. They are an essential part of it.

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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Seattle woman knocked unconscious i...

Seattle woman knocked unconscious in drive-by egg throwing incident

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle police searched on Friday for a vandal who hurled an egg at a woman standing outside a local bar, striking her in the head and knocking her unconscious in an apparently random drive-by attack, officials said.
Today's dialectic: Is that dress wh...

Today's dialectic: Is that dress white or is it blue?

(Reuters) - Cyberspace was being consumed by an acute philosophical debate on Friday over a picture of a dress many claim is obviously white and gold but others argue just as trenchantly is black and blue.
Circus acrobat reported missing in ...

Circus acrobat reported missing in Atlanta has been found

(Reuters) - An acrobat reported missing in Atlanta by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has been found, a production company said on Friday.
Authorities in Arizona chase down t...

Authorities in Arizona chase down two llamas on the loose

(Reuters) - Two escaped llamas led authorities in Phoenix on a long chase on Thursday as audiences nationwide were captivated by live video of their escapades filmed from television news helicopters.
Stone Age Britons imported wheat in...

Stone Age Britons imported wheat in shock sign of sophistication

OSLO (Reuters) - Stone Age Britons imported wheat about 8,000 years ago in a surprising sign of sophistication for primitive hunter-gatherers long viewed as isolated from European agriculture, a study showed on Thursday.
At least eight linked to theft, bea...

At least eight linked to theft, beating death of emu in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Eight people have either been arrested or cited by police for their roles in stealing an emu in a rural Texas town and beating it to death, the Comanche County Sheriff's Department said on Thursday.
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