Jun 29, 2014 10:24pm

Author Defends Study That Experiments With Facebook User’s Emotions

An author of what some are calling a “shady” study is apologizing today for the anxiety caused by a 700,000-person experiment polling people’s emotions on Facebook. “Having written and designed this experiment myself, I can tell you that our goal was never to upset anyone,”… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 28, 2014 6:50pm

Girl Crushed by Ice Cream Shop Security Door

A 3-year-old girl was killed today in what police are calling a freak accident at a Philadelphia ice cream shop. According to police, a 3-year-old girl who was with her mother at a Rita’s Water Ice in the Brewerytown section became trapped when a metal… Read More »

Jun 28, 2014 6:31am

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Ramadan

The Muslim observance of Ramadan begins this evening and ends a month later on Monday, July 28. Here are five things to help non-Muslims appreciate why this month is the holiest on the Islamic calendar. 1. What is it? Ramadan is the actual name of… Read More »

By Erin Mizraki

Jun 27, 2014 2:58pm

Albuquerque Climber Hospitalized After Mountain Tumble

An Albuquerque woman is in serious condition after falling off a cliff and landing flat on her back near the Sandia Crest early Thursday morning, authorities say. The experienced climber was rappelling down a steep rock formation when she fell nearly 30 feet onto her… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 25, 2014 8:26pm

Minnesota Teen Planned to ‘Destroy Everyone’ in School Attack

A Minnesota teenager planned to “destroy everyone” in a massive attack on his high school and family, according to newly-released police interrogation tapes. In the tapes, John David LaDue calmly outlined a plot to attack Waseca Junior and Senior High School, where he was an… Read More »

Jun 25, 2014 5:49pm

Bee-Friendly Gardeners May Accidentally Poison Their Bees, Study Says

Over half of garden plants sold at some of the nation’s top big-box retailers are treated with a powerful type of pesticide linked to the ongoing global bee die-off, a study out today said. As more gardeners make deliberate moves to attract the pollinators, their… Read More »

By Bill McGuire

Jun 24, 2014 10:24pm

Federal College Financial Aid Tweet Offends Some

A tweet appeared tonight on the Twitter account of the federal financial aid agency known as FAFSA including an odd photo of a woman seated on an airplane with the caption, “Help me. I’m poor,” under the line, “If this is you, then you better… Read More »

By Erin Mizraki

Jun 24, 2014 4:48pm

Seattle Police Investigate Possible Peeping Drone Outside Woman’s Apartment

Seattle Police are investigating a possible case of a peeping drone after a woman reported spotting an unmanned craft with a camera hovering outside her high-rise apartment window, police said today. Lisa Pleiss said she was getting dressed Sunday morning when she spotted the drone… Read More »

By Sabrina Elfarra

Jun 24, 2014 2:22pm

San Francisco Hopes Sexy Ads Will Help Save Water

There’s no denying that sex sells, but whether it can promote water conservation is being put to the test by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. In a new ad campaign that features a Barry White-style voice-over, the TV commercials are racy, provocative and funny,… Read More »

By Savannah O'leary

Jun 23, 2014 5:13pm

WATCH: Boyfriend Proposes to Girlfriend in a World Cup Commercial

autostart=true mainvideo=true] Nick Bastress is getting a lot of attention for his impressive proposal to his long-time girlfriend Nicole: a commercial he shot that aired during the U.S.-Portugal game on Sunday night. Bastress wanted to stun his girlfriend, who he met at Texas State University,… Read More »