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Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 09/16/2011

New planet; deep space exploration: is NASA bouncing back?

NASA is having a banner PR week.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:07 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Constitution Day cometh: celebrate the law Saturday

Constitution Day will be celebrated on Saturday. Law nerds, rejoice!

By Melissa Bell  |  01:42 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 09/16/2011

VH1’s Pop-Up video goes DIY

VH1 made a happy announcement last week, when they said the popular show “Pop-Up Music Video” would be returning. Even better is a do-it-yourself Facebook app.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:07 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 09/15/2011

UBS’s suspected rogue trader, Kweku Adoboli, posted on Facebook: ‘need a miracle’

The business world is abuzz after the stunning announcement by banking giant UBS that an unauthorized trader at the investment firm had lost $2 billion in trades.

By Melissa Bell  |  02:42 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Kabul insurgents dressed as women; Republican takes Weiner’s seat; Public utility games Google

Morning news of note on Sept. 14, 2011.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:41 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Shoshana Hebshi-Holt, detained on Frontier flight on 9/11 anniversary, speaks out

The Jewish-Arab mother writes about her arrest on Sept. 11, 2011.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:03 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/13/2011

9/11 memorial joins other famous sculptures with a typo

One name was misspelled on the 9/11 memorial

By Melissa Bell  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Ron Paul’s 9/11 comments booed at presidential debate (Video)

Ron Paul quotes Osama bin Laden, gets booed at GOP debate.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:22 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Kabul suicide attack; GOP debate; Iran to free hikers

Morning news of note Sept. 13, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Charlie Chaplin’s call to democracy

New age music and footage of current events turns the actor’s monologue into an inspirational video.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Gabrielle Giffords to give first interview to Diane Sawyer

The Arizona congresswoman will speak to Diane Sawyer in November

By Melissa Bell  |  01:08 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Glow-in-the-dark cats, jellyfish and monkeys may prevent AIDS

Scientists may be locating a protection against AIDS, thanks in part to cats that glow in the dark, jellyfish and monkeys.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 09/12/2011

French nuclear explosion; air fright on 9/11; Egypt crackdown

Morning news of note on Sept. 12, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  08:52 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 09/09/2011

NBC News hacked on Twitter

NBC News’s Twitter feed was hacked, sending out false reports about an attack on Ground Zero.

By Melissa Bell  |  06:18 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Sept. 11 cartoons give the tragedy back to the victims

Cartoons that honor those lost on Sept. 11, 2001

By Melissa Bell  |  05:04 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Egyptian protesters attack Israeli Embassy wall in Cairo

The wall outside the Israeli compound in Egypt has been demolished by protesters.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:20 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Ground Zero after attack is seen from space in newly-released image

NASA releases an image captured from space of Ground Zero on Sept. 12, 2001

By Melissa Bell  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Obama’s speech, GOP debate sliced down to seconds

The presidential jobs speech in 35 seconds.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:58 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Syria protesters mass into the streets; Iran president calls for end of crackdown

Iranian president calls for end of Syrian crackdown.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Blackout caused by one employee of Arizona Public Service Co. (video)

One employee caused the massive blackout in San Diego, Arizona and Mexico.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:36 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Blackout in San Diego; floods in Washington; Interpol arrest warrant for Gaddafi

News of note Sept. 8, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:11 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Washington Post shareholders meeting: live stream

The Washington Post Company is live streaming its shareholders meeting.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Star Trek: 45 years of exploring the final frontier

The 45th anniversary of Star Trek looks back on the best in fake space exploration.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:15 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Galliano’s fashion designs help reduce his sentence for anti-Semitic slurs

Ex-Dior designer John Galliano receives a sentence for anti-Semitic slurs

By Melissa Bell  |  10:41 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Delhi earthquake shakes city for a second time after deadly bomb blast

An earthquake hit the capital of India hours after a bomb blast killed 11 people.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:10 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Sept. 11 still scars Shanksville

What happened on Sept. 11 wasn't an attack on New York or D.C., but an attack on America.

By A.J. Chavar  |  02:53 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Facebook Newsfeed hides friends, confuses users

How to change your Newsfeed to include all friends.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:10 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 09/06/2011

NASA releases new high-resolution images of moon landings

New photographs show the debris left behind by astronauts.

By Brian Vastag  |  02:05 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 09/06/2011

9/11 project looks at Muslims in America; Sperm donor regulation; Gaddafi may have fled Libya

Morning news of note, Sept. 6, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:34 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Giant shark spotted in San Diego, maybe

A photograph of a great white shark has some people scared; others claim it’s a surfer.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:04 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 09/02/2011

Space debris overwhelming Earth’s orbit, report says

NASA scientists say clutter of objects in space is past a ‘tipping point.’

By Melissa Bell  |  10:44 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 09/02/2011

Alaska hit with an earthquake; jobless rate doesn’t change; 9/11 firefighters have increased cancer risk

Morning news of note Sept. 2, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:38 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/01/2011

iPhone 5 coming? The wait for the ‘one’ gadget goes on and on (#nogogadget)

What gadget are you holding on to while waiting for the next big one?

By Melissa Bell  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Katia becomes a hurricane; Syrian official resigns; CIA files emerge in court case

Morning news of note September 1, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:37 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/31/2011

JCPenney pulls ‘I’m too pretty to do homework’ shirt after online complaints

Mothers are up in arms over a ‘sexist’ shirt on sale at JCPenney.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Jon Finkel, Magic game master, and the travails of dating online

A Gizmodo tale of woe turns into an Internet battle of the heart.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:48 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Joao Silva on his future; NASA mulls an empty space station; WikiLeaks leaks

Morning news of note August 30, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  10:18 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Miss Universe India: plagiarizing tweets or missing the retweet button?

Learning the Twitter ropes can be trying for some.

By Melissa Bell  |  07:16 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Hurricane Irene: media criticism jumping the gun?

Is this a case of ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf,’ or ‘Better Safe Than Sorry?’

By Justin Bank  |  01:58 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Beyonce pregnant; Gaddafi still on the run; Irene cleanup begins

Morning news of note on August 29, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:03 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 08/27/2011

Grand Central Terminal: Hurricane Irene evacuation photo

New York City is undergoing a major shutdown in preparation for Hurricane Irene.

By Melissa Bell  |  06:23 PM ET, 08/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 08/27/2011

Hurricane Irene live updates: Surfer, child die in Irene-related accidents; death toll at 7

Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina early Saturday.

By Sarah Anne Hughes and Melissa Bell  |  06:03 PM ET, 08/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 08/26/2011

New York hurricane evacuation zone map: 270,000 ordered to leave by 5 p.m. Saturday

Around 270,000 people are ordered to leave their homes by 5 p.m. Saturday

By Melissa Bell  |  05:40 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Hurricane Irene live updates: Amtrak cancels service on Saturday and Sunday

Hurricane Irene hits the U.S. as preparations begin for a wet weekend

By Melissa Bell  |  02:37 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 08/26/2011

‘Awkward Black Girl’ offers a role outside Hollywood typecasting

“Awkward Black Girl,” a sleeper hit Web series raised over $50,000 using the online funding platform, Kickstarter.

By Bethonie Butler  |  01:05 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Steve Jobs tributes march on (Photo)

People can’t get over Steve Jobs’s departure from Apple

By Melissa Bell  |  04:32 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Hurricane preparedness: Be ready for the wonderful weather reports (Video)

Watch videos of weathermen trying to report on hurricanes.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Gaddafi’s compound: Condoleeza Rice photos, teddy bears and bunkers (Photos)

Inside the elaborate and odd compound of Moammar Gaddafi

By Melissa Bell  |  11:10 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Steve Jobs steps down; Irene watch; ‘Jewish Indiana Jones’ charged

The East Coast is preparing for Hurricane Irene.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:48 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Irene bears down on U.S.; Libya fighting continues; Kashmir mass graves found

Morning news Aug. 24, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:43 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 08/24/2011

Earthquake in California gives West Coasters their own fair shake

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck near San Francisco

By Melissa Bell  |  09:09 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Nuclear power plants under surveillance after earthquake hits

North Anna, Va. nuclear power plants and other plants on the East Coast are being checked after the earthquake

By Melissa Bell  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 08/23/2011

East Coast earthquake: 5.8 magnitude epicenter hits Virginia

Reports of an earthquake coming in from as far away as Cleveland and New York.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:58 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Tom Waits ‘Bad as Me’ album release confronts problems with Internet privacy (Video)

The preview of Tom Waits’s new album is a wry wink at his troubles in keeping its name under wraps.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:49 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 08/23/2011

9/11 virtual memory wall: Postcards to our past

Submit messages in memory of 9/11

By Melissa Bell  |  12:44 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 08/23/2011

President Obama’s book bump slump

Is the president not encouraging book sales as he once was?

By Melissa Bell  |  10:53 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 08/23/2011

DSK case near end; Battle of Tripoli continues; Nick Ashford dies

Morning news on Aug. 22, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  08:43 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Hurricane Irene bears down on Puerto Rico (photos)

A state of emergency has been declared in Puerto Rico after it was hit by Hurricane Irene.

By Melissa Bell  |  02:54 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 08/22/2011

South Sudan clash kills 600 over cattle raids

Cattle raids lead to the death of 600 after two tribes attacked one another in South Sudan

By Melissa Bell  |  02:36 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 08/19/2011

British center attacked in Kabul  on Afghanistan Independence Day (Live tweets)

At least eight people are dead after insurgents attack a British center in Kabul.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:24 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Jon Stewart attacks Fox News ‘class warfare’ (Video)

Warren Buffett’s New York Times op-ed springs a class warfare semantics battle.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:13 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Kabul British Center attacked; Stock markets shaky; habboob envelopes Phoenix

Morning news of note Aug. 19, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:08 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Obama’s presidential vacation stirs up the never-ending holiday debate

Obama: 61, Bush: 180, Clinton: 28. Judging a president by the days he takes off

By Melissa Bell  |  12:47 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 08/18/2011

James Desborough, U.S.-based News of the World reporter, arrested for phone hacking

A new arrest raises fresh alarm over whether or not News of the World hacked phones in the U.S.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:47 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Anderson Cooper on Depardieu: Bad puns galore (Video)

Anderson Cooper’s bad-pun cup overfloweth when discussing the Gerard Depardieu public urination incident

By Melissa Bell  |  10:33 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Four-year Facebook sentence; SETI resumes listening for alien life; DSK hospital report

Morning news of note Aug. 17, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Warren Buffett on the two dangers to U.S. economy (video)

Warren Buffett weighs in again on his high taxes and how Congress is doing

By Melissa Bell  |  01:48 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 08/16/2011

In Wellington, New Zealand winter has come (video)

A snowfall captured in Wellington, New Zealand gets the thrill of winter.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:21 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Water fight planned via Blackberry Messenger lands man in U.K. court

Has the response to the London riots been a bit too extreme?

By Melissa Bell and Elizabeth Flock  |  02:06 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Iraq explosions: Synchronized attack hit multiple cities (Map)

See a map of cities hit in Monday’s bomb attack in Iraq.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:30 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Motorola competitors react to Google purchase with similar sound bites

Google buys Motorola and competitors sing their praise

By Melissa Bell  |  10:43 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Cathay Pacific postpones ad campaign after pilot sex scandal

Sex scandal on board Cathay Pacific thwarts advertising campaign

By Melissa Bell  |  10:13 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Warren Buffett wants more taxes; BART hacked; Mubarak on trial

Morning news August 15, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  08:22 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Dougherty Gang’s final capture recounted by sister (Video)

The three Dougherty siblings’ crime spree comes to an end.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:13 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Jeff Bridges goes a little country again: this time as a real musician

The actor has a new self-titled album out.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:05 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 08/12/2011

GOP debate; Stock markets rally; London rioters charged

Morning news Aug. 12, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  08:33 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Britain’s focus on social media: misplacing the blame?

British Prime Minister David Cameron says social media use that plans “violence, disorder and criminality” might have to be banned.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:01 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Bert and Ernie are not gay, Sesame Street says

Do we finally have an answer on the roommates’ sexuality?

By Melissa Bell  |  03:46 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Gap mannequins ‘always skinny’ a bit too skinny?

Photographs of Gap mannequins show ultra-skinny leg.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:25 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Statue of Liberty shuts up shop for a year

Don’t plan on visiting the Lady of Liberty this year.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:32 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Bafoot bandit movie deal; cancer breakthrough; News Corp. investigation

Morning news on Aug. 12, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  08:34 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Horse-maning: This meme will never end

The new planking-owling-batting-blahblahblahing

By Melissa Bell  |  04:45 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Jennifer Hopper: ‘The bravest woman in Seattle’ tells her name

A rape victim writes about her survival.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Dougherty siblings, fugitives from bank heist, arrested in Colorado (Video)

Fugitive family was on the run from the FBI.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:44 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/10/2011

As post offices face closures, a look back on their starts (Video)

A new video shows the openings of post offices across the country.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Wisconsin elections; U.K. riots; gay immigrant denied visa

Morning news Aug. 10, 2011.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 08/09/2011

U.K. Riot Wombles hit the streets for clean up

Cleanup crews hit the streets of London

By Melissa Bell  |  12:10 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 08/09/2011

In London riots, BlackBerry Messenger gets starring role

Will the London government shut down BBM in the wake of the London riots?

By Melissa Bell  |  10:27 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Wisconsin recall; London riots; Market freefall

Morning news, August 8, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Recession fears, Mars discovery, Syria uprising

Morning news Aug. 5, 2010

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Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Debt ceiling deadpan: The slow clap for Congress

YouTube users respond to the Congressional debt deal.

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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Iran prisoners Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal may be freed

Iranian ambassador to Iraq says that the two American men imprisoned in Iran may be set free soon.

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Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Moon’s lopsided shape may be thanks to collision with another moon (Video)

When the Earth may have had two moons, a space showdown took place.

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Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Fake collar bomb in Sydney; D.B. Cooper clues; Chilean miners in poverty

Morning news Aug. 4, 2011

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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/04/2011

‘Hightower,’ ‘Spare Tire’ actor, NFL star Bubba Smith, dead at 66

Charles “Bubba” Smith was found dead at the age of 66

By Melissa Bell  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 08/03/2011

FAA shutdown means fliers could get tax refunds on airline tickets

A refund may be available to fliers thanks to the FAA conflict in Congress

By Melissa Bell  |  04:43 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Hosni Mubarak trial captivates Egypt and social Web

There are mixed emotions on the Web, with some proclaiming Wednesday a historic day for Egypt, and others thinking it is time to move on.

By Anup Kaphle  |  01:38 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Gary Russo, a.k.a. Frank Sinatra in a hard hat, serenades New York (Video)

A crooner in a construction worker’s outfit.

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Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Sydney girl threatened with ‘collar bomb’

A device that might have been a “collar bomb” was placed around the neck of a teenage girl in Australia.

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Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 08/03/2011

White House fence jumper captured on camera (Video)

Cameras were rolling as James Dirk Crudup was arrested by Secret Service.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:22 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Mubarak on trial; NSA calls on hackers; no friending in Missouri

Morning news on August 3, 2011

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Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Arturas Zuokas, Lithuanian mayor, clears up bike lanes — with a tank (Video)

Here’s one solution to making way for a bike.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:39 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Casey Anthony may return to Orlando; bills pile up for case costs

The total public cost of Casey Anthony’s court case is coming out to more than $800,000

By Melissa Bell  |  12:40 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Shark sanctuaries: Does the ocean’s greatest predator need to be protected?

Governments are starting to worry about the plight of sharks, the demon fish of the sea.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  10:23 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Gabby Giffords to run again; Somalia famine rages; Fukushima radiation fatal

Morning news August 2, 2011

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Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 08/01/2011

D.B. Cooper ‘stepped into the night sky’ 40 years ago — now the FBI has a new lead on mysterious skyjacker

The mysterious hijacker who parachuted out of a plane 40 years ago may have been found.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:01 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011

A sugar-coated Satan sandwich, with a side of peas, please

The word play of the debt deal reaches a new high (low?).

By Melissa Bell  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Foxconn goes robotic; Ramadan begins; Syria death toll climbs

Morning news of note on August 1, 2011.

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Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Mexican army invades U.S. — sort of

A convoy of humvees crossed the border onto American soil Friday.

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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Syria video appears to show raid on home by armed forces

Amid violence unfolding in Syria, a new video appears to depict the crackdown by government forces

By Melissa Bell  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Tahrir Square fills with Islamic protest front and center (Audio report)

Tahrir Square in Egypt swells with protesters.

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Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 07/29/2011

MTV at 30; Polar bear scientist suspended; Iman Al-Obeidi comes to U.S.

Morning news on July 29, 2011.

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Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 07/28/2011

News of the World supporter Sara Payne may have been hacked

A News of the World investigator may have hacked into the voicemail of the mother of murdered 8-year-old Sarah Payne.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:26 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Planking as protest — L.A. premiere for ‘Electronic Daisy Carnival Experience’ turns into near riot

A rowdy mob takes over Los Angeles and planks at the premiere of “Electronic Daisy Carnival Experience.”

By Melissa Bell  |  12:48 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Al Qaeda’s new leader targets Syria (Video)

The first video released by Ayman al-Zawahiri has Syria as its target.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:38 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 07/28/2011

L. Ron Hubbard’s great-grandson blasts Scientology, poetically (Video)

A new video shows L. Ron Hubbard’s great-grandson talking about his family history.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:21 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/28/2011

South Korea landmines, debt debate and Dominique Strauss-Kahn case

Morning news for July 29, 2011.

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Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 07/27/2011

David Wu resigns; Seoul flooding; al-Qaeda collapse

Morning news on July 28, 2011.

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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Kosovo-Serbia tensions grow after police wounded in ambush

Along the Kosovo and Serbia borders, tensions grow.

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Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 07/26/2011

‘Antiques Roadshow’ finds million-dollar stash

A man discovered that some bowls in his possession were worth more than a million dollars, thanks to ‘Antiques Roadshow.’

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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Cosplay Comic-Con Crazy

Comic-Con crazy all the time.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Oslo explosion rocks government building (Video)

Norway’s capital city is hit by an explosion. Gunman attacks youth camp.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:47 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Marcus Bachmann’s clinic invaded by ‘gay, barbarian horde’

The latest victim of a glitter attack: Marcus Bachmann’s clinic.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:31 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Somalia famine; ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’; Jose Anthony Vargas and more

Morning news on July 22, 2011.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:09 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 07/21/2011

James Murdoch accused by former employees of being ‘mistaken’ in testimony

Former employees accuse James Murdoch of being mistaken in his testimony

By Melissa Bell  |  04:07 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Murdoch paper the Times of London runs phone hacking-Somalia editorial cartoon

The Times of London made an odd choice for an editorial cartoon Thursday.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:23 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart pie off (Video)

Messers Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart tackle Rupert Murdoch’s pie throwing incident.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Atlantis comes in for its final landing (Video)

Time-lapse of the sunrise behind Atlantis on its last trip.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:41 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Snap’s ‘The Power’ earthshaking song

A shaking building in Korea may be the fault of some energetic exercisers.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:07 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Yosemite search party underway for missing hikers

Three people are missing after visitors to Yosemite National Park reported seeing them swept into the 371-foot Vernal Falls Tuesday.

By Melissa Bell  |  02:46 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Gregor Mendel’s Google doodle pea and rap tribute

The father of modern genetics gets a Google Doodle tribute.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:40 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 07/20/2011

David Cameron, pajama parties and the continuing phone hacking saga (Video)

The prime minister of England speaks before parliament.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:26 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Rupert and James Murdoch questioned at Parliament: live blogging (Video)

Live blogging the questioning of Rupert Murdoch and his son James.

By Paul Farhi and Melissa Bell  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Sean Hoare, News of the World whistleblower, found dead, Guardian reports

The reporter who first connected Andy Coulson to the phone-hacking scandal has been found dead.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:42 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Wall Street Journal editorial raises hackles; is David Cameron on shaky ground?

Does the phone hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. threaten Prime Minister David Cameron?

By Melissa Bell  |  09:52 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Nelson Mandela turns 93: ‘An enchanting personage who is preposterous’

Recalling the leader of South Africa in 1994.

By Melissa Bell  |  08:58 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 07/15/2011

The AIDS fight: 30 years later (infographic)

Successes and failures in the fight against AIDS

By Melissa Bell  |  09:50 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Rebekah Brooks resigns, Minnesota shutdown deal and more news

Morning news July 15, 2011

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Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Elizabeth Smart starts her job at ‘Good Morning America’

Elizabeth Smart starts her job as a child abduction expert for Good Morning America.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:57 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Mark Zuckerberg still on Google+, just a little more hidden

Reports of his disappearance from Google+ are grossly exaggerated.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Jon Stewart on Marcus Bachmann: ‘Hoarding all the gayness himself’

Jon Stewart on Marcus Bachmann: “Hoarding all the gayness himself.”

By Melissa Bell  |  09:39 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Egypt fires police; new arrest in phone hacking; more morning news

Morning news on July 15, 2011

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Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Redbox waits in wings after Netflix’s price hike

Changes to a Netflix pricing plan has the Internet up in arms.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:19 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 07/13/2011

George Anthony, father of Casey Anthony, gets behind ‘Caylee’s Law’

The push to enact ‘Caylee’s Law’ has picked up more than a million petition signatures, 21 state senators’ support and the backing of Caylee Anthony’s grandfather George.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:29 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 07/13/2011

BSkyB deal dropped; Karzai weeps over brother’s grave; and more news

Morning news July 13, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:53 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Jon Stewart gets schooled on the News of the World scandal

News of the World scandal gets a “Daily Show” breakdown

By Melissa Bell  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 07/12/2011

Gordon Brown on hacking revelations; Ahmed Wali Karzai killed; more morning news

Morning news July 12, 2011.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:12 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Gordon Brown and 9/11 victims possibly hacked by News International papers

Latest allegations in News of the World phone hacking scandal.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:31 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Abby Wambach’s goal; News of the World scandal; and more morning news

Morning news July 11, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  08:42 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Atlantis space shuttle launches a thousand bittersweet goodbyes

The final launch of the space shuttle Atlantis sees tears and farewells

By Melissa Bell  |  03:16 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 07/08/2011

Warren Buffett: ‘I could end the deficit in five minutes’ (Video)

Warren Buffett has a plan to end the deficit

By Melissa Bell  |  01:36 PM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Atlantis shuttle launch: Watch live video and tweets

Follow the preparations for the final shuttle launch of the Atlantis.

By Brian Vastag  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 07/08/2011

South Sudan prepares for independence; Mexican inmate executed; more

Morning news on July 8, 2011

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Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Obama’s parents weighed adoption, new book says

A new book reveals that the Obamas once considered putting their unborn son, the future President Obama, up for adoption.

By Melissa Bell  |  06:12 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Tweets in real life

Messages from Twitter infiltrate the actual world.

By Melissa Bell  |  05:14 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 07/07/2011

North Korea nuclear secrets; dusting of Phoenix; more News of the World scandal

Morning news July 7, 2011.

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Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Facebook news: Totally awesome ... in 1964

Video calling is not totally awesome, Mark Zuckerberg.

By Melissa Bell  |  06:32 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Ban lifted on condolences for military suicides

On Wednesday, President Obama said he has decided to start sending condolences to families of service members who have committed suicide.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:05 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World protested after allegations of hacking

Protests erupt around Rupert Murdoch’s media empire

By Melissa Bell  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 07/05/2011

U.S. drones spur global race: How well do you know your unmanned aircraft? (Quiz)

Test your knowledge of the U.S. military’s aerial drone capabilities.

By Brian M. Rosenthal  |  12:12 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Canada Day as sung by William Shatner

It’s the day for Canadians to celebrate their homeland. They chose William Shatner to show their national pride.

By Melissa Bell  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Casey Anthony and presumed innocence

Has presumed innocence been lost in the media frenzy?

By Melissa Bell  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Richard Nixon and Roger Ailes 1970s plan to put the GOP on TV

The presumptive plan between Roger Ailes and Richard Nixon to get more conservative views on TV.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:40 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Lady Gaga as a traffic cop? L.A. asks celebrities to tweet out freeway closures

Celebritity tweets to be used as traffic notifiers.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:55 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Nicolas Sarkozy grabbed at handshaking event (Video)

The French president, shaking hands in a crowd in Toulouse, France, is grabbed by one man, who is then subdued by Sarkozy’s security team.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:41 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Gaddafi’s fighting women volunteer for battle (video)

Gaddafi put out a call for more volunteers to fight the rebel army. Women answered the call.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:58 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 06/29/2011

French journalists Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponier released after 547 days in captivity

Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponier have been released from Afghanistan after 547 days.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:37 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Michele Bachmann discounts federal funding as husband’s clinic collects it

The financial records of GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann --a devout opponent of federal funding — shows the candidate’s family business received Medicaid funds.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:51 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Why the Princess Diana revival on the cover of Newsweek and in ’Untold Story’?

Suddenly the late Princess Diana is everywhere, including Newsweek’s cover. What does it all mean?

By Melissa Bell  |  10:36 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Michele Bachmann trips on serial killer at presidential kickoff

By Melissa Bell  |  04:07 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Amnesty International: Egypt military admits to ‘Virginity tests,’ promises to end practice

Egypt general admits to ‘virginity tests.’

By Melissa Bell  |  01:58 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Supreme Court rules violent video game ban unconstitutional: What is the most violent game?

The Supreme Court k-o’d a video game ban California enacted to prevent the sale or rental of violent video games to minors.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Gay pride; fracking doubts; carp fishing

Morning news of note June 27, 2011.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:24 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Souris River flood in Minot, N.D., spills over most levees

The flooding in Minot, N.D., likely will set a record.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:26 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Michael Jackson: Remembering the star at 20

In memory of his death, here’s a remembrance of Michael Jackson before the surgeries, before the masks, before the court cases and tabloid troubles.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Van Gogh mysteries; LulzSec attacks Arizona; Bin Laden connected to Pakistan spy network

Morning news June 24, 2011

By Melissa Bell  |  09:14 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Churchill Downs, famous Kentucky race track, to reopen Friday after damage from storm (Video)

A storm hit Churchill Downs in Kentucky Wednesday.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Seven-year-old pulled over by police after driving 20 miles (Video)

A Huron County, Mich., boy took a 20-mile joy ride — at the age of seven.

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Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/23/2011

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger capture means on FBI’s Most Wanted List, two down, eight to go (Quiz)

With James Bulger arrested, the FBI’s Most Wanted List has two new openings.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Obama’s Afghanistan speech: ‘Spend at home,’ but how? (Poll)

On Wednesday night, President Obama announced his plan to bring 33,000 troops home from Afghanistan.

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Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist, released

The activist has been released on bail after pleading guilty to charges of tax evasion and arrived at his home late Wednesday, news services reported.

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Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Southwest Airlines and Delta Airlines suffer from people problems

Airlines reel from two people-inflected P.R. problems

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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Lytro camera: Shoot first, focus later

A new camera lets you focus after the photograph has been taken

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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Mark Kelly retires from NASA to spend more time with wife Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Mark Kelly steps away from NASA to spend more time with wife Gabrielle Giffords

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Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Roger Ebert’s Facebook page ‘removed in error’ after Ryan Dunn comments spark online outrage

After a controversial tweet about the death of Ryan Dunn, movie critic Roger Ebert found his Facebook page had been removed in what Facebook later said was an “error.”

By Melissa Bell  |  10:12 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Iraq bombings; Tunisia sentencing; Fukushima fallout

Morning news for June 21, 2011.

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Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Sig Gissler to Tom Hanks and the Onion: there is no ‘mysterious cabal’

The Pulitzer Prize committee is not that impressed with the Onion’s campaign

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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Netflix outage a technical problem; Try Netflix doodles instead

With Netflix streaming out, opt for doodling instead

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Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/20/2011

In Vancouver riots, video captures three women fighting off mob of men

Three women are seen trying to defend their car against a crowd of violent men.

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Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Miss USA weeps; Clarence Thomas questioned: NATO apologizes

Morning news June 20, 2011.

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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Lulz Security Hackers offer up keen Internet advice

Be careful of the insecurity online.

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Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 06/17/2011

War on Drugs: 40 years later and no end in sight

The drug war rages on despite calls to end it.

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Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Pentagon’s suspicious package; Chilean volcano aftermath; Weiner resignation questioned

Morning news June 17, 2011.

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Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 06/16/2011

J.K. Rowling’s mystery Pottermore Web site

A new Web site by J.K. Rowling promises an addition to the Harry Potter universe.

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Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Vancouver riot provocateurs sought via Tumblr and Facebook

It’s crowd-sourced crime-fighting.

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Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/16/2011

‘Bloomsday Bursts’ celebrates James Joyce 140 characters at a time

Twitter meets Ulysses

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Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Al-Zawahiri heads al-Qaeda; Google wastes time; Greece protests turn violent

Morning news June 16, 2011.

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Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Vancouver riots start after Boston wins Stanley Cup (Video)

Vancouver hockey fans set cars on fire and bust out storefronts after Boston Bruins take the Stanley Cup.

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Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Father’s Day: Tell us your dad quote #stuffmydadsays

What’s the best line your dad uses?

By Andrea Caumont  |  01:08 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Pakistani arrests; invisible planes; baby-eating lions

Morning news June 15, 2011

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