A monument commemorating hundreds of Polish Jews who were burned alive during World War II has been vandalized with swastikas and green paint.
President Barack Obama decided on Wednesday to move his scheduled economic speech before a joint session of Congress from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8, as requested by House Speaker John Boehner. The anticipated speech will cover Obama’s job growth agenda and plans to cut the federal deficit.
Football video game fans rushed to pick up the latest release in EA Sports merchandise, as Madden NFL 12 hit store shelves Wednesday morning. The Madden NFL series started in 1988 and consistently ranks among the top-selling video games.
Mel Gibson must pay $750,000 to his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva as part of their custody agreement finalized in a follow-up hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday.
Oscar De La Hoya has admitted to having an addiction to drugs and alcohol during an interview with the Spanish-language network Univision published Wednesday morning.
Three weeks after launching its bug bounty program, Facebook has paid $40,000 to security experts to try and find flaws in its system. Roughly fifty “whitehat” hackers were able to spot problems in the company’s website and have been recognized on Facebook’s security site.
Justin Bieber was involved in a minor fender bender in his Ferrari on Tuesday in Los Angeles. The pop singer was driving through Studio City when a Honda driver crashed into his car.
Actor Brad Pitt is a hero in movies and now he is one in real-life. While on the set of his upcoming sci-fi thriller “World War Z," Brad Pitt saved a female extra from being trampled to death on Wednesday.
As Tropical Storm Katia continues to strengthen in the Atlantic, victims of Hurricane Irene are concerned that FEMA's low disaster relief fund will not be able to handle another natural disaster.
Hurricane Irene devastated the Caribbean and U.S. East Coast, killing at least 40 people and leaving an estimated $2.7 billion in damages. To make matters worse, the Federal Disaster Relief Fund is nearly empty, reported the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday.
A Syracuse teen will be locked up for two years after robbing a 73-year-old man for 7 cents. Anthony Stewart faces up to six years in a New York juvenile detention center. He was fifteen when the robbery was committed and was tried as an adult.
Actor Matthew Fox is accused of punching a female bus driver in her chest and stomach early Sunday morning in Cleveland. Heather Bormann, 29, drives a charter bus and was attacked by the former Lost actor when she refused to let him abroad her bus rented for a bachelor party.
Today is the late pop star Michael Jackson’s 53rd birthday. Less than three years ago, the singer’s sudden death rocked the entire nation. The musical legend will be remembered for his countless iconic performances, eccentric style and personal struggles.
Former Lost star Matthew Fox was detained over the weekend after allegedly punching a woman in the chest and stomach. On Saturday night, Fox was placed in police custody in Cleveland after he attempted to hitch a ride to his hotel on a private party bus. The driver, Heather Bormann, refused to let the television star aboard the bus, saying it was rented out and that Fox was trespassing.
Usain Bolt fell victim to the false start rule and was disqualified from the men’s 100-meter final Sunday night. The Jamaican sprinter took the world by surprise in 2008, when he made his first world record performance at the Reebok Grand Prix-- completing the 100m in 9.72 seconds.
The buzz is starting again that pop-singer Beyonce is pregnant, but this time it is finally true. Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards, the singer announced that she is pregnant with her first child. The Grammy Award-winning artist is reported to be in her third trimester.
Friends and colleagues paid tribute to Amy Winehouse on Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards. Winehouse never had the chance to perform at the VMAs but last night, fans of the late musician were reminded of her extraordinary vocal ability and commanding presence.
Apple Inc. scored a major victory on Tuesday when a German court granted the company a preliminary injunction that blocks Samsung Electronics from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the entire European Union, excluding the Netherlands.
Casey Anthony is the most hated person in America, says a new poll that tracks public perceptions of celebrities.
Parents anticipating the sex of their baby no longer have to wait 20 weeks into pregnancy. A simple blood test can reveal whether you are having a girl or boy as early as seven weeks.
A former attorney for Casey Anthony is denying that the Tot Mom is staying in his multimillion-dollar California estate. Todd Macaluso told reporters Tuesday that Anthony is not living in his Rancho Santa Fe mansion after rumors surfaced that she was seen living in the five-bedroom, five-bathroom $5.2 million mansion.
On Tuesday, Visa said it is making an effort to urge U.S. merchants to install technology at cash registers that accepts cards embedded with a computer chip. The company wants Americans to start using credit and debit cards that have E.M.V. (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) chips, which are widely available overseas.
The FBI was unable to match DNA found on the necktie of hijacker D.B. Cooper to a new suspect in the case. On Monday, Special Agent Fred Gutt said the test does not rule out the deceased culprit because investigators are not sure whether DNA on the necktie is actually that of the hijacker.
On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced the comeback of their former mascot the Noid in a Facebook game called The NOID’s Super Pizza Shootout. Some of you might not remember the infamous character - the Noid is a red-suited, rabbit-eared villain who appeared in Domino’s commercials during the late 1980s
For the first time, the United States has sent a representative to the annual memorial service for the victims of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. Sixty-six years ago today, the United States dropped a nuclear bomb over the city, and within 43 seconds, the bomb exploded, instantly killing more than 60,000 people.