| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died on Monday at the age of 94.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:21 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Chances are Facebook is going to blow out the candles on its 10th anniversary with another blowout quarter.
Fueled by revenue from the ads that Facebook users see on mobile devices and video ads that automatically play in their News...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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Texas reproductive rights hero (and I really mean hero) Wendy Davis' children think she was a fine mother. End of discussion, right?
Were that it were so, but Bristol Palin disagrees.
On her blog...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With a little help from its billion or so friends, Facebook seems to have cracked the code on how to turn the world's largest social network into a moneymaking machine.
The giant social network which began as a project in Mark...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:59 PM
From the land that gave the cinema world Greta Garbo and Ingrid Bergman comes a plan for pressuring filmmakers to correct decades of gender stereotyping and sexism.
Four independent Swedish cinemas, in collaboration with the state-funded Swedish Film...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Society has slowed down global warming several times over the last century without even trying, new research says.
A study found that the rate of global warming has ratcheted down in response to major world events, including the two world wars, the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:13 AM
JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, the iron-willed army general who fought in nearly all of his nation's major wars and spearheaded Jewish settlement of Palestinian territories, then years later presided over Israel's withdrawal...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:29 AM
What do executions, joining the military and naming your son “Junior” have in common?
They’re all more common in the South and the West, researchers found, and they’re all tied to a “culture of honor,” where...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Twitter Inc. has launched a full Web version of its popular Vine video-sharing social network, expanding the service beyond its smartphone app.
Vine users can now view and "like" videos, leave comments and "re-vine" others via the new website. Users,...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
You may have missed it, given the launch of the Christmas shopping season and all the foofaraw about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, but earlier this month Barack Obama gave the most important speech of his presidency.
The topic was the rising...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Privacy advocates are raising the alarm about a new feature in Google's email service Gmail that lets Google+ users send you emails even if they don't know your email address. Google said Thursday that it has broadened Gmail contacts to...