A day in the life of a New York taxi
A new infographic by Chris Whong uses 2013 taxi trip data to show how and when taxis move around New York City. These excerpts from the Web site show the activity of a single taxi in one day.
North Texas city rejects fracking ban
The City Council of Denton, Tex., rejected a bid early Wednesday morning to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing in the community after eight hours of public testimony.
Obama visits 1776, addresses jobs report
The day the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report showing the U.S. added more than 200,000 jobs for the fifth-straight month, President Obama spoke about the encouraging numbers from D.C. startup hub 1776.
Lew defends IRS on ‘broken hard drive’
On Wednesday, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew responds to accusations that the IRS obstructed a search for emails, saying "sometimes a broken hard drive is just a broken hard drive."
16 must-see GoPRO videos
The first GoPRO came out in 2004. From skydiving to kitten rescues, here’s a GoPRO visual history.
Monet painting sells for more than $50M
In London, a bid of more than 31 million British pounds won a painting from Claude Monet's "Water Lilies" series. It's the second Monet painting to do well at an auction this year.
This robot can make you ice cream
One day, robots might be making people's coffee, cleaning their house or walking their dogs. But first they'll have to understand how we speak. Robot Learning Lab Director Ashutosh Saxena explains.
Dean Foods subpoenaed in probe
Authorities are reportedly investigating whether golfer Phil Mickelson got stock tips about Dean Foods from sports bettor Billy Walters.
Oil prices up as U.S. looks to Iran over Iraq
Conflict between the Iraqi government and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has sent oil prices rising, but U.S. officials are now considering Iran as a possible part of the solution.