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Four Killed in Alaska Plane Crash

Four Killed in Alaska Plane Crash

iStock/Thinkstock(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — Four people were killed from a plane crash in western Alaska Friday night.
Alaska State Police said the single-engine turboprop had ten people on board.
The plane, which had been reported missing, went down near …

Never Before Published Stories by J.D. Salinger Leaked

Never Before Published Stories by J.D. Salinger Leaked

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Three short stories allegedly written by the late, reclusive author J.D. Salinger were leaked online this week by an anonymous uploader. The manuscripts were not supposed to be officially published until late…

Ed Sheeran Is ‘Friends’ With Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox

Ed Sheeran Is ‘Friends’ With Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox

Taylor Hill/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Singer Ed Sheeran seems to be close with the biggest stars of the NBC comedy Friends.
On Thursday Jennifer Aniston’s manager, Aleen Keshishian, posted a Thanksgiving Instagram pic with her, the actres…

Five Big Questions About the Health Care Website

Five Big Questions About the Health Care Website

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The end of November brings many things with it: The start of the Christmas season, a flurry of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and, of course, the date by which the White House promised that the troubl…

Researchers Say Scorpion Venom Can Help Fight Cancer

Researchers Say Scorpion Venom Can Help Fight Cancer

Uriel Sinai/Getty Images(SEATTLE) — Seattle researchers have developed a new technology that they say utilizes scorpion venom to help surgeons find and remove dangerous brain cancer cells.
The technology, called “tumor paint,” was developed by Dr. J…

Obamacare Milestone Looms, But Is It Fixed?

Obamacare Milestone Looms, But Is It Fixed?

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Two months after it first launched, the troubled Obamacare insurance portal HealthCare.gov is supposed to be back on track Saturday, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. It’s…

Scoreboard Roundup – 11/29/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 11/29/13

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA:  San Antonio Spurs 109 (14-2) – Orlando Magic 91 (6-10)
Charlotte Bobcats 92 (8-9) – Milwaukee Bucks 76 (2-13)
Miami Heat 90 (13-3) – Toronto Raptors 83 (6-9)
Boston Celtics 103 (7-11) – Cleveland Cavaliers 86…

No. 17 LSU Rallies To Top Arkansas 31-27

No. 17 LSU Rallies To Top Arkansas 31-27

ThinkStock(BATON ROUGE, LA.) –  Anthony Jennings hit Travis Dural with a 49-yard touchdown pass with 1:15 remaining, and No. 17 LSU rallied to defeat Arkansas 31-27 on Friday.
Jennings was playing in place of an injured Zach Mettenberger.  T…

Jeremy Lin To Miss Two Weeks With A Sprained Knee

Jeremy Lin To Miss Two Weeks With A Sprained Knee

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(HOUSTON) –  Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin will miss two weeks with a sprained right knee, the team announced on Friday.
The 25-year-old Lin was injured when he collided with Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap du…

First Lady Welcomes White House Christmas Tree

First Lady Welcomes White House Christmas Tree

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — With Thanksgiving over and the countdown to Christmas on, the White House is gearing up for the holiday.
First lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by daughters Sasha and Malia and dogs Bo and Sunny, welcomed the official …

Walmart Reports Strong Black Friday Sales

Walmart Reports Strong Black Friday Sales

Walmart(NEW YORK) — Walmart reported strong Black Friday crowds as shoppers jammed stores seeking bargains on the busiest shopping day of the year.
Though some pushing and shoving was reported, Bill Simon, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., told repo…

Black Friday Turns Dark as Twitter, Websites Track Injuries, Fights, Deaths

Black Friday Turns Dark as Twitter, Websites Track Injuries, Fights, Deaths

Cem Ozdel/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It was only a few hours into the annual Black Friday shopping sales this year when the Twitter hashtag #WalmartFights began trending, encouraging users to post photos and videos of shoppers getting v…

Josh Romney Rescues Four From Car Crash

Josh Romney Rescues Four From Car Crash

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(HOLLADAY, Utah) — Thanksgiving night wasn’t the typical relax-after-a-big-dinner holiday for the third son of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Thursday night, after dinner with his parents and fami…

NATO Forces Regret Civilian Casualties in Afghan Drone Strike

NATO Forces Regret Civilian Casualties in Afghan Drone Strike

Mustafa Bag/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(KABUL, Afghanistan) — As the United States presses Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a long-negotiated security pact, NATO forces say they are investigating civilian casualties from a drone strike in south…

David Beckham on His New Full-Time Job: ‘I’m Dad’

David Beckham on His New Full-Time Job: ‘I’m Dad’

Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — To the chagrin of millions of fans across the globe, David Beckham announced his retirement from professional soccer earlier this year.
But Beckham, 38, has a new full-time role.
“I’ve got four kids to cha…

No ‘Spacegiving’ for Scrubbed SpaceX Rocket Launch

No ‘Spacegiving’ for Scrubbed SpaceX Rocket Launch

BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/GettyImages(TITUSVILLE, Fla.) — SpaceX Thursday for the second time in a week had to abort a planned launch of a rocket into space because of technical glitch. A problem halted the company’s original launch plans for the communicati…

Calif. Police Shooter Who Held Two Hostage Charged with Attempted Murder

Calif. Police Shooter Who Held Two Hostage Charged with Attempted Murder

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A gunman who shot a police officer and held two hostages captive in a Southern California has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, police said Thursday.
Christopher Warsaw, 45, is being held at South Los …

Stunning Surveillance Video Released in France’s Biggest Jewelry Heist

Stunning Surveillance Video Released in France’s Biggest Jewelry Heist

Antoine Antoniol/Bloomberg via Getty Images(CANNES, France) — Surveillance video has been released on one of the biggest jewelry heists in France’s history. Watch as the audacious thief enters the jewelry exhibition at the luxurious Carlton Intercon…

Black Friday Apple Deals: A Guide to Saving on the iPad, iPhone, Macs

Black Friday Apple Deals: A Guide to Saving on the iPad, iPhone, Macs

Apple(SAN FRANCISCO) — It’s Apple’s own annual Thanksgiving tradition: Announce that there will be Black Friday sales at Apple stores, but don’t say exactly what those sales will be. The company revealed the actual deals on Friday, Nov. 29, at midn…

Catching Up with Kim Fields for the Holidays

Catching Up with Kim Fields for the Holidays

Moses Robinson/Getty Images for Stellar Awards(ATLANTA) — Days away from giving birth to her second son following her surprise pregnancy at 44, Kim Fields is putting the finishing touches on her fourth holiday special.
In the latest installment of her…

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