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Mars lander lost during descent

World - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:03
The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed the Schiaparelli spacecraft, which was expected to land on Mars on Wednesday, has been lost.

Saudi Arabia executes a royal

World - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:42
Saudi Arabia has taken the rare step of executing a member of its royal family after he was found guilty of murder, the Saudi interior ministry said in a statement.

Typhoon Haima slams Philippines; 2nd major storm in week

World - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:14
Officials in the Philippines warned that Typhoon Haima, which made landfall late Wednesday, could be even stronger than Haiyan in 2013, which left more than 6,000 dead.

Russian linked to theft of 117M passwords

World - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:00
A Russian citizen arrested in Prague was wanted in connection to the theft of 117 million LinkedIn passwords and login credentials, the social networking firm confirmed.

How our brains become 'disembodied'

Science & Nature - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 09:10
Scientists in Italy have discovered how our brains can be tricked into feeling disembodied from our own limbs.

A look back at Lynyrd Skynyrd

Entertainment - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 03:49
On this day 39 years ago, a plane crash claimed the lives of three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd. See some classic photos of the legendary Southern rock band.

The day the next greatest generation was born

World - Thu, 10/20/2016 - 00:27
Wednesday is more to me than just another useless debate, an event I'll DVR because I don't want my young son to hear the unfortunately vulgar, scorched earth exchange that has become the 2016 election. Although viewership probably won't be anywhere near the record-breaking numbers of the first debate, most Americans will still check in Wednesday night to watch our nation's top two contenders duke it out for a chance to become the next president of the United States.

'Michael Moore in TrumpLand' more notable for stealth than content

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 23:20
More notable for the stealth with which it was produced than its content, "Michael Moore in TrumpLand" is less a movie than a filmed concert by someone who is more accomplished as a showman than a stage performer.

'The Walking Dead' Season 7 sneak peek

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:59
Warning: This post contains comic book spoilers about "The Walking Dead," as well as an embedded video that shows graphic content.

Rob Kardashian is ready to get the baby weight off

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:49
Rob Kardashian is offering up some weight loss motivation.

Chelsea Handler's latest dinner party takes on equal pay in Hollywood

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:43
Chelsea Handler is throwing another dinner party on Netflix, but at this table, the main course is female empowerment.

The golden age of black television is here

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:41
The last time people were saying there was a "golden age of black television" there was unrest over the civil rights of African-Americans, protests and calls for more diversity.

NBC's 'This Is Us' is this season's breakout hit

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:40
Earlier this year, as TV networks were picking up pilots in hopes of finding the next hit among the hopefuls, a clear trend began to emerge: families.

Movie Pass: "Boo! A Madea Halloween"

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 21:05
Movie Pass: Tyler Perry and Madea return to the big screen for "Boo! A Madea Halloween"

Crews find U-boat sunk by 'sea monster'

World - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 20:31
A sunken German submarine from World War I that was said to have been taken down by a sea monster has been discovered off the coast of Scotland.

'Zika mosquito' eggs found near Folkestone in Kent

Science & Nature - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 20:30
The eggs of a mosquito capable of transmitting tropical diseases, including the Zika virus, are found for the first time in the UK.

Is there a lander on Mars? Anxious wait for signal home

World - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 20:24
Scientists are anxiously waiting for news from its Schiaparelli probe on the surface of Mars.

Fears grow for European Schiaparelli Mars lander

Science & Nature - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 19:29
There are increasing fears a European probe that attempted to land on Mars on Wednesday has been lost.

Garth Brooks: You'll be hearing a lot more from him

Entertainment - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 18:08
Christmas just came early for Garth Brooks fans.

700-year-old banknote found inside antique sculpture

World - Wed, 10/19/2016 - 17:36
It's not every day you get to hold a 700-year-old banknote in your hands.
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