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Netflix CEO Wants More “Arrested Development”

Netflix CEO Wants More “Arrested Development”

Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New Yorker(NEW YORK) — The CEO of Netflix wants another season of Arrested Development. Days after a Netflix-exclusive fourth season of the cult hit show was released, CEO Reed Hastings tells The Wall Street Journa…

US Mom Slain in Syria Not a Terrorist, Daughter Says

US Mom Slain in Syria Not a Terrorist, Daughter Says

Nicole Lynn Mansfield was one of three westerners reportedly killed in Idlib province in Syria. (Facebook)(BURTON, Mich.) — The daughter of an American woman killed in a firefight in Syria denied that her mother was a “terrorist” and said she was a r…

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/31/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/31/13

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) –  MLB:  Chicago Cubs 7 (23-30) – Arizona Diamondbacks 2 (30-24)
Miami Marlins 5 (14-41) – New York Mets 1 (22-30)
Baltimore Orioles 7 (31-24) – Detroit Tigers 5 (29-24)
New York Yankees 4 (31-23) – Boston Red S…

Colombian Drug Den Raked in $44 Million Last Year

Colombian Drug Den Raked in $44 Million Last Year

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In recent years, drug dealers have created a new form of criminal enterprise in Colombia. Micro-traffickers in Bogotá and other cities have taken over small neighborhoods to establish hubs commonly referred …

Justine Bateman, 47, Goes Back to College

Justine Bateman, 47, Goes Back to College

Rachel Murray/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Justine Bateman may have played ditzy Mallory Keaton on the ’80s sitcom Family Ties, but in real life, she’s anything but.  At 47, Bateman is wrapping up her first year as a freshman at UCLA, whe…

Mother, Baby Among the Dead as Tornadoes Hit Oklahoma

Mother, Baby Among the Dead as Tornadoes Hit Oklahoma

NOAA National Weather Service(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Less than two weeks after a tornado killed dozens of people in Moore, Okla., more twisters and violent weather swept through the area, leaving at least five people dead, flipping trucks on interstate high…

Sick of Typing Passwords? Get an Electronic Tattoo or Ingest a Pill

Sick of Typing Passwords? Get an Electronic Tattoo or Ingest a Pill

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The average person inputs a password 39 times a day, with power users typing that string of letters and numbers up to 100 times a day, Motorola’s head of Advanced Technology & Projects Regina Duga…

Obamacare Offers Slight Improvement to Medicare Outlook

Obamacare Offers Slight Improvement to Medicare Outlook

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A new government review shows that the passage of the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — has extended the life of the Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund by nearly a decade.According to a press…

Obama Slams GOP Student Loan Proposal, Urges Congress to Act

Obama Slams GOP Student Loan Proposal, Urges Congress to Act

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — At a Rose Garden event surrounded by students on Friday, President Obama pressured Congress to prevent student loans from doubling from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1, and he slammed the House Republican’s …

Yankees Activate Teixeira, Youkilis From DL

Yankees Activate Teixeira, Youkilis From DL

Rob Carr/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Help is on the way for the struggling New York Yankees.
The team has activated both first baseman Mark Teixeira and third baseman Kevin Youkilis from the disabled list.
Both Teixeira and Youkilis are in the lineup Fr…

Confidence in the Economy at Six-Year High

Confidence in the Economy at Six-Year High

Ryan McVay/Thoinkstock(NEW YORK) — Consumers are feeling more confident about the economy and their personal financial situations.The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment index rose to 84.5 in May from 76.4 in April — its highest…

Oregon Teen Discovers Trick to Avoiding Cat Allergies

Oregon Teen Discovers Trick to Avoiding Cat Allergies

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For anyone who has ever wanted to have a cat for a pet but was prohibited by allergies, one Oregon teen may have found a solution.Savannah Tobin, 17, is a high school senior in Oregon who volunteers at a local humane…

Four Firefighters Killed Battling Houston Motel Fire

Four Firefighters Killed Battling Houston Motel Fire

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — Four firefighters died and six were hospitalized after battling a five-alarm blaze that overtook a Houston motel on one of the city’s heavily traveled expressways Friday.The fire apparently started at a sports bar in …

CDC Opens Multi-State Investigation of Infections After Steroid Injections

CDC Opens Multi-State Investigation of Infections After Steroid Injections

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating steroid products produced by a Tennessee pharmacy after a number of patients who received them developed skin and soft tissue infections.So far, the CDC…

Four Killed in Mid-Air Collision North of Phoenix

Four Killed in Mid-Air Collision North of Phoenix

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(NEW RIVER, Ariz.) — A mid-air collision north of Phoenix on Friday sent two small planes plummeting to the desert below, killing four people.The collision happened around 10 a.m. local time, authorities said.”Both of them …

Zac Hanson, Wife to Welcome Third Child

Zac Hanson, Wife to Welcome Third Child

Gregg DeGuire/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Zac Hanson’s new album will be quickly followed by a new addition to his family. The 27-year-old singer said that he and his wife, Kate, are expecting their third child this fall.Hanson is the youngest member …

Eric Holder Tells Media Outlets Leak Guidelines Will Change

Eric Holder Tells Media Outlets Leak Guidelines Will Change

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department will weigh journalists’ concerns and modify its guidelines for investigating potential national security leaks, Attorney General Eric Holder told media outlets Friday. ABC News Washington b…

Sources: Rockets Hopeful They Can Land Dwight Howard

Sources: Rockets Hopeful They Can Land Dwight Howard

NBA Via Los Angeles Lakers (NEW YORK) –  The Houston Rockets believe they have a real chance to land Dwight Howard in free agency.
Sources close to the process told ESPN.com that the Rockets have received what has been described as “hopeful sign…

Earth Is Safe from Asteroid, White House Says

Earth Is Safe from Asteroid, White House Says

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Fear not fellow Earth dwellers: The White House says the asteroid passing by Earth on Friday does not pose a threat to our existence.“Scientists have concluded that the asteroid poses no threat to planet Earth,&…

Jodi Arias’ Appeal to Remove Death Penalty Denied

Jodi Arias’ Appeal to Remove Death Penalty Denied

ABC News(PHOENIX) — Jodi Arias’ attorneys were denied the chance to have the death penalty taken off the table in Arias’ murder trial, as the Arizona Supreme Court rejected their petition for an appeal.Arias was convicted of murdering her …

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