| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
If you’ve made a Christmas gift list that includes online gaming this year, you may want to be checking that twice. Intelligence agencies in both Britain and the U.S. have been paying attention to how you play games online — not for the...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:58 PM
In a bold and controversial move, Uruguay on Tuesday became the first country to legalize marijuana and make it a farm-to-table state business.
President Jose Mujica championed the bill that narrowly passed the Chamber of Senators, arguing that "the...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:54 AM
KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukrainian riot police used force in an attempt to disperse protesters in downtown Kiev on Wednesday, further stoking opposition leaders, who vowed to coax hundreds of thousands into the streets, rejected more negotiations and demanded...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:57 PM
Well, that didn't take long. Just one month after taking over her new 9 p.m. time slot at Fox News Channel, Megyn Kelly has the No. 2 show on cable news.
"The Kelly File" averaged 2.2 million total viewers for October, behind only "The O'Reilly Factor"...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:39 PM
BEIJING — Jang Song Taek, the uncle by marriage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was executed for attempting to seize power for himself, the official news service reported early Friday.
In a rambling report, the Korea Central News Agency...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON — For the first time in more than 30 years, the Justice Department will revise its rules for investigations involving journalists to sharply limit the use of subpoenas or search warrants to obtain the phone records and e-mails of...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Russia has deployed two powerful warships to the Mediterranean Sea to augment its normal naval presence amid rising expectations of Western airstrikes on its ally, Syria.
A senior Russian naval officer denied Thursday that the dispatch of an anti-...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:54 PM
No one has ever been brought to justice for one of the most nefarious killings of the Cold War era, the 1978 poisoning of Bulgarian defector Georgy Markov with a ricin pellet jabbed into his leg with the tip of an umbrella.
But there has been little...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:22 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is turning up its efforts to challenge Twitter and take part in the public conversation online, particularly about major news events, television shows and sports.
The giant social network released two new search tools Monday....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Al Jazeera America's coverage of the conflict in Syria differed little from that of CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, according to the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank that often monitors the media.
"The analysis of cable coverage during a...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Iraqi security forces on Tuesday set up dragnets at airports and along highways leading out of the country in a hunt for hundreds of Al Qaeda-allied militants broken out of jail by a massive, coordinated assault on two prisons near Baghdad, Arab media...