Facebook, Gmail & More — Change Your Passwords for These Sites Affected by Heartbleed
A quick roundup of sites that were vulnerable to the Heartbleed Internet-security flaw, and what to do about changing your password.
Fort Hood Shooting Update — What We Know and What’s Being Investigated
Information keeps pouring out regarding the Wednesday-night shooting deaths at the Fort Hood Army base in Killeen, Texas. Here's a recap of what we've learned:
April Fools’ Day 2014 — 5 of the Best of the Internet’s Best Pranks
Every April Fools' Day, the Internet tries its best to trick you. Here are a few of this year's examples:
How Is the Date of Easter Chosen Each Year?
Ever wonder why isn't Easter a fixed date? Let's take a look at how the date is selected each year, and why.
Missing Flight 370 Crashed Into Indian Ocean, Says Malaysian Prime Minister
Authorities have concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight 370 fell into the Indian Ocean, killing all 239 people onboard.
‘Jeopardy!’ Contestant’s Unconventional Style Rankles Viewers — But He Wins
Answer: This 'Jeopardy!' contestant has used game theory to rack up four straight wins with a style that annoys some traditional viewers.
Waitress Receives Massive Tip After Returning Lost Money to Wrong Guy
The giving spirit is strong this time of year.
Pope Francis Is Time’s Person of the Year 2013
Time magazine has named Pope Francis its 2013 Person of the Year.
Watch These People Shoveling Snow and Not Doing It Well — Daily Distraction
Much of the country got slammed by snow this past week, which means lots of us had to break out our shovels for the first time this season. For some, it didn't go so well.
Gunman Spotted on Yale Campus; Lockdown Lifted [UPDATED]
UPDATE 3:15 p.m. EST: The lockdown and shelter-in-place orders have been lifted, according to the Yale alert system. Police have been going door-to-door on campus searching for the gunman, though authorities will not confirm whether it may have been a hoax.
‘Selfie’ Wins 2013 Word of the Year, Beating ‘Twerk,’ ‘Schmeat’ and Others
After a yearly increase in usage of 17,000 percent, "selfie" was crowned 2013's Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries, following last year's winner "gif" and beating out the Miley Cyrus-endorsed "twerk," among others.
LAX Shooting — Gunman Opens Fire at L.A. Airport, Kills One TSA Agent [UPDATED]
UPDATE 2:30 p.m. EST: NBC is reporting that one TSA agent was killed and three others wounded. Airport police shot and may have killed the gunman at the scene. The shooter, whose identity has not been confirmed, was taken into custody after being shot.