AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo have banded together to start a group that proposes principles for better laws and practices for government surveillance. The companies also urge the president and the United States Congress in an open letter to take the lead on reform.
An impromptu memorial started through social media drew thousands to the spot where the actor and his friend died in a car crash on Nov. 30.
After weeks of protesting to oust the ruling leader in Thailand, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has agreed to dissolve the lower Parliament.
Thousands of fast food and retail workers went on a one-day strike Thursday in cities across the nation in order to build support for raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15.
“It’s him. He died.” A woman who monitors traffic information live-tweeted a fatal accident Wednesday that, unbeknownst to her at the time, involved her own husband.
A report released Wednesday cited several problems with the way the mission was handled by the Arizona Division of Forestry.
Actor Jason Biggs spotted the cash-filled jars Tuesday, calling them “exploitative and in poor taste.”
A countdown of the top 25 countries to visit for the marijuana aficionado rated by legality, availability, and how sweet it would be to roll a fat joint there.
Monday at midnight the first same-sex couples married at the Sheraton Waikiki in Hawaii as it became the 15th state in the U.S. to legalize same-sex marriage.
If China’s lunar rover successfully soft-lands on the moon, then it will be the third country to have accomplished this feat.