BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service for about one hour. The company apologized to its 250 million users in a status blog, saying it had encountered "unexpected complications" during "a planned deploy in one of our core services."
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama took his quest to sign young people up for health insurance to a comedy website on Tuesday, where he traded insults with host Zach Galifianakis...
A rampaging, 22-pound Oregon house cat with a "history of violence" attacked a baby and trapped a family and their dog in a bedroom at their Portland home before being...
KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam - The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.
The father of the gunman who killed 26 people at a Newtown, Connecticut, school in 2012, said he wished his son had never been born, the New Yorker magazine reported...
For six years the bills were paid, the grass was cut and no one noticed the body of the dead woman sitting in the back seat of a car in a garage of a residential Pontiac, Michigan neighborhood. Her mummified body was finally found this week by someone dispatched to check on the property that fell into foreclosure after the money ran out of her account and the mortgage payments stopped, police said on Friday.
Nearly 500 foods found on grocery store shelves in the United States, including many foods labeled as "healthy," contain a potentially hazardous industrial plastics chemical, according to a report issued Thursday by a health research and advocacy group. Azodicarbonamide, also known as ADA, was found as an ingredient in breads, bagels, tortillas, hamburger and hot dog buns, pizza, pastries, and other food products, according to a report by the Environmental Working Group, based in Washington.
CVS Caremark Corp said on Wednesday that it would stop selling tobacco products at its 7,600 stores by October, becoming the first national drugstore chain in the United States to take cigarettes off the shelf. Public health experts called the decision by the No. 2 U.S. drugstore chain a precedent-setting step that could pressure other retailers to follow suit.
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild held their own, staying alive in the playoff race while defenseman Jared Spurgeon recovered from a foot injury, missing 14 games. But upon his return to the rink, the blue line mainstay had an immediate impact. Spurgeon set up goals by right winger Nino Niederreiter and left winger Dany Heatley in the Wild's 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love entered Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers with a sore ankle that has pained him for nearly two weeks, and he left Target Center after the Timberwolves' 109-99 victory with his back, neck and head aching. Nonetheless, Love delivered his 25th career 30-15 game - one more than Wolves superstar Kevin Garnett did while in Minnesota - with a 31-point, 17-rebound night.