In a quiet ceremony at CIA headquarters in Virginia on Sunday, March 1, the agency celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its most unique spies.
At this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a panel of distinguished game developers and critics gathered for a very popular panel, the third annual #1ReasonToBe -- as in, "the number one reason to be" a woman who works in games and technology.
Paris (AFP) - Switzerland's hold on the Davis Cup is under real threat this weekend when they travel to Liege to take on Belgium in one of eight World Group first round ties.
Madrid (AFP) - Real Madrid's search for a return to form will be severely tested when the La Liga leaders travel to face an Athletic Bilbao side still high from reaching the Copa del Rey final on Saturday.
London (AFP) - Britain is looking to sell the Royal Bank of Scotland as quickly as possible, Chancellor George Osborne told the Financial Times.
Seoul (AFP) - South Korean police said Friday they were investigating any possible links the man behind a shocking knife attack on the US ambassador to Seoul may have had with North Korea.
Glenn Beck believes that the entire world is about to change, and he wants everyone to know that his media startup — The Blaze — is the perfect example.
Apple has been inviting developers from big companies like Facebook, BMW, and United Air Lines down to Cupertino to prepare their WatchKit apps ahead of Monday's event.
Washington (AFP) - Men tend to be more narcissistic than women and as a result are more likely to exploit others, a US study said Thursday after analyzing three decades of data from more than 475,000 people.
Google's product chief Sundar Pichai made waves earlier this week when he announced that Google is getting into the wireless industry.
One last time, here's the "Spider-Woman #1" alternate cover that made the internet go crazy: This hyper-sexualized image by artist Milo Manara set off a thousand blog posts about sexism, resulting in Marvel canceling its release. The irony was that the book itself was about a strong and otherwise respectable female lead.
Baghdad (AFP) - The Islamic State group began bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the country's historical heritage.
On Friday morning the BLS will release the February jobs report. Expectations are for the report to show nonfarm payrolls grew by 235,000 while the unemployment fell to 5.6% in February. Goldman Sachs is looking for payroll gains slightly below expectations, forecasting 220,000 for payrolls gains with the unemployment rate falling to 5.6%. In a note to clients ahead of the report, Goldman economist David Mericle outlined four reasons that could be indicating a stronger than expected report, and three reasons why the report might disappoint. Here are Mericle's upside surprises: Service sector surveys.
Apple is holding a big event for reporters on Monday in San Francisco, and we're expecting them to reveal a lot more details about the Apple Watch, including pricing and release date.
If — or when — the zombie apocalypse comes, those of us in big cities are in trouble, according to research presented at the 2015 American Physical Society March meeting on March 5.
A State Department policy that was flagged by Politico on Thursday cautions agency employees not to use personal email.
When the Apple Watch goes on sale, it will start at $349 and could cost $10,000 for the premium gold version.
Los Angeles (AFP) - "Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford was critically injured Thursday when his small plane crash-landed on a golf course outside Los Angeles, media reports and officials said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress on Tuesday has had no effect on the ongoing negotiations over the Iranian nuclear agreement in Geneva, at least according to Iranian Foreign Minster Javad Zarif.
Trish Regan, anchor of Bloomberg TV's "Street Smart," is leaving the network for Fox Business Network, according to TVNewser.