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Computer Glitch Delays Florida Exam for Thousands of Students

Computer Glitch Delays Florida Exam for Thousands of Students

iStock/Thinkstock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — A computer glitch caused several Florida school districts to cancel exams Tuesday, delaying the administration of the yearly Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. More than 20,000 students across five counties w…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/22/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/22/14

Getty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) — NBA First Round: Indiana Pacers 101 – Atlanta Hawks 85 (Series tied at 1-1)
Toronto Raptors 100 – Brooklyn Nets 95 (Series tied at 1-1)
Washington Wizards 101 – Chicago Bulls 99 OT (Wizards lead series, 2-0…

US To Deliver Helicopters to Egypt, Clears Partial Military Assistance

US To Deliver Helicopters to Egypt, Clears Partial Military Assistance

iStock/Thinkstock(CAIRO) — The United States cleared Egypt to receive some military assistance, following a conversation Tuesday between Secretary of State John Kerry and Egyptian foreign minister Nabil Fahmy. The Obama administration approved the del…

American Journalist with Vice News Detained in Ukraine

American Journalist with Vice News Detained in Ukraine

iStock/Thinkstock(SLOVIANSK, Ukraine) — An American journalist has been reportedly detained by unidentified people in uniform in Eastern Ukraine.Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter with Vice News, was captured. Vyacheslav Ponomarev, the self-proclaimed “Peopl…

US Appoints Special Representative for Central African Republic

US Appoints Special Representative for Central African Republic

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — As fighting in the Central African Republic continues, the United States announced the appointment of a special representative to the area on Tuesday.The Bureau of African Affairs reported the designation of Ambassador …

IRS Awards Bonuses to Employees Who Didn’t Pay Taxes

IRS Awards Bonuses to Employees Who Didn’t Pay Taxes

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Internal Revenue Service gave out $2.8 million in bonuses to workers with conduct issues, including those who didn’t pay their federal taxes, a new report finds.The announcement from the Treasury Inspector General f…

Watch Emma Stone Make Andrew Garfield Eat His Words About What’s Feminine

Watch Emma Stone Make Andrew Garfield Eat His Words About What’s Feminine

Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for Sony Pictures(NEW YORK) — Emma Stone certainly keeps Andrew Garfield on his toes.During a recent Q&A about their new film The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Stone challenged her real-life boyfriend when he called sewing “femi…

Obama Surveys Mudslide Damage, Praises Community of Oso

Obama Surveys Mudslide Damage, Praises Community of Oso

White House(OSO, Wash.) — After surveying mudslide damage from Marine One and meeting for an hour and fifteen minutes with victims’ families behind closed doors, President Obama praised the community of Oso, Wash., as it recovers from the March …

Stowaway Teen Said He Ran Away From Home After Argument with Parents

Stowaway Teen Said He Ran Away From Home After Argument with Parents

Karent Bleier/AFP/Getty Images(SAN JOSE, Calif.) — The teenager who miraculously survived a five-hour journey in the unpressurized wheel well of a jetliner said he ran away from home because he was angry about an argument he had with his stepmother an…

South Korea Ferry Victim Who Gave Friend Life Jacket Laid to Rest

South Korea Ferry Victim Who Gave Friend Life Jacket Laid to Rest

Kim Doo-Ho/AFP/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) — Before he dove into the cold and murky waters of South Korea’s southwest coast, Jung Cha-Woong gave his life jacket to a scared classmate, saving his friend’s life as the ferry they were on began…

Boston Marathon Proposal: ‘Life Is Short And You Have to Embrace It to Its Fullest’

Boston Marathon Proposal: ‘Life Is Short And You Have to Embrace It to Its Fullest’

Carla White-Keefe/Facebook(BOSTON) — One marathoner was sprinting towards the finish line for a different reason than all his fellow Boston runners Monday.Upon reaching the finish line, Greg Picklesimer dropped to one knee to propose to his girlfriend…

New Details in North Carolina Kidnapping Plot, Assistant District Attorney Targeted

New Details in North Carolina Kidnapping Plot, Assistant District Attorney Targeted

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Nine people are charged in an indictment handed down Tuesday involving the kidnapping of a 63-year-old man. A prosecutor was the intended target of the abduction but instead, suspects accidentally took her father.

Bill Ackman’s Secret Deal for Herbalife Whistleblower

Bill Ackman’s Secret Deal for Herbalife Whistleblower

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Rubenstein Communications(NEW YORK) — In his year-long campaign against the embattled Herbalife company, Wall Street hedge fund manager Bill Ackman secretly promised a disgruntled former company executive as much as $3…

Kim Jong-un’s Baby Photos Foreshadow His Future

Kim Jong-un’s Baby Photos Foreshadow His Future

Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — Kim Jong-un’s baby photos surfaced Tuesday through Korean Central Television, North Korea’s state broadcaster.The youngest son of Kim Jong-il eventually became his father’s successor as leader …

Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Panel Issues Subpoenas to Four Witnesses

Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Panel Issues Subpoenas to Four Witnesses

iStock/Thinkstock(TRENTON, N.J.) — The New Jersey panel investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal issued subpoenas to four witnesses for testimony in May. Four current and former officials were subpoenaed, including longtime spokesman for Gov…

Rick Perry Wants NY Jobs — And Debate with Andrew Cuomo

Rick Perry Wants NY Jobs — And Debate with Andrew Cuomo

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Gov. Rick Perry has made it clear that he’s not afraid to mess with states outside of Texas to attract businesses, but now the former presidential candidate and potential 2016 contender is looking to brus…

MLB Suspends Four Players For Altercation

MLB Suspends Four Players For Altercation

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez and three other players for their roles in the bench-clearing altercation during Sunday’s game with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Gomez re…

Assessing the Damage from the Heartbleed Bug

Assessing the Damage from the Heartbleed Bug

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Internet didn’t stay broken-hearted from the Heartbleed bug for long.Heartbleed, which even has its own logo, helped raise awareness about online security, and as a result, it appears many sites have now patched…

Stocks Climb as S&P 500 Rises for Sixth Straight Session

Stocks Climb as S&P 500 Rises for Sixth Straight Session

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wall Street trading climbed higher Tuesday, getting a boost from pharmaceutical companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 65 points at 16,514.37. The Nasdaq Composite gained nearly 40 points at 4,161.46, and t…

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman Welcome Second Daughter

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman Welcome Second Daughter

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Drew Barrymore is a mom — times two.The actress and her husband, Will Kopelman, welcomed their second daughter on Tuesday, her publicist confirmed to ABC News. Their eldest, Olive, is 19 months old.”Happy to announ…

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