An investigation launched by Sweden's Queen Silvia into alleged ties between her grandfather and the Nazis show evidence that not only was he not an active Nazi, but he may have even helped a Jewish friend escape from Germany. But some Holocaust survivor groups are not buying it.
Bernie Madoff, the Ponzie scheme kingpin, might have ruined a lot of people’s lives, but his pieces of his pants are doing some good – by keeping iPads warm.
The government claims that social media networks like Twitter and Blackberry instant messaging (BBM) are making it easier to encourage and organize rioting, which makes it difficult for authorities to regain control of the riot-weary country.
Manhattan’s Upper East Side might be one of the richest zip codes in the world, but that does not stop residents from stealing Red Bull.
The female principal of a small Christian school in Memphis was found dead yesterday and a 17 year-old student is in custody for the murder.
Why wait several months and pay several hundreds of dollars for an iPhone 5 when you can get one now for only $31? That's what copycat manufacturers in China are saying as they launch the HiPhone 5, which is designed according to what is known about Apple’s highly anticipated iPhone 5.
“You're not disabled by the disabilities you have. You are able by the abilities you have,” says Oscar Pistorius, who was named today the first amputee to participate in track and field world championships.
Life can be funny sometimes. One day you want to be a family therapist. The next, you'd rather be fighting an Arab dictator to liberate Libya. That's how life is for Adam, a 22 year-old American now fighting for the Libyan rebels.
Religion is under attack in more countries as governments crack down on religion, and social hostilities grow, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.
As England continues to suffer from the chaos that has erupted, people have been using Twitter to pray for help and organize with others to improve the situation on the ground.
Kenneth Moreno, the former NYC cop who was acquitted of rape allegations after jurors decided there was not enough proof to convict him, has been sentenced to one year in prison for "police misconduct."
She might be old enough for an AARP card, but that’s not stopping 61-year-old Diana Nyad from attempting to swim 103 miles through shark-infested waters from Cuba to the U.S. without a shark cage. If Nyad succeeds, she will be the first to have ever accomplished the feat.
Last week 17-year-old Horatio Chapple was killed by a polar bear while on a youth expedition to the arctic. Since then many have expressed their sympathies, however, on social networking sites many others have expressed outrage.
Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis believed that LBJ was behind JFK’s assassination, according to tapes the former first lady recorded just months after her husband’s murder, the Daily Mail has reported.
Their struggle inspired the world and won the hearts of millions. But that was last year. Now, the 33 Chilean miners who were the focus of the world last year have been all but forgotten.
Tens of thousands of Verizon workers went on strike today, arguing that the communications giant is trying to stick them with an unfair contract, including drastic cuts to medical benefits, despite showing record profits in recent years. In total reports say that 45,000 Verizon workers took part in the strike.
As President Obama holds $35,000 a plate fundraisers and potential GOP candidate Mitt Romney gets $1 million from mysterious companies, one presidential hopeful is getting evicted from his apartment.
Lucille Ball, the queen of American comedy, is being honored across the country today for what would have been her 100th birthday.
The boy who was killed by a polar bear in Norway was 17-year-old, Horatio Chapple of Eton, England, authorities have reported.
James Franco may finally hit get a box office hit as his new movie, "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," scored $1.25 million in midnight showings.
Sean Avery, the most controversial player in hockey, was arrested early this morning for shoving and taunting a police officer at the New York Ranger's Hollywood Hills home.
After a day of heightened tension across the nation over reports of a gunman roaming the campus, social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter have indicated that it is back to business as usual for students and faculty at Virginia Tech.
A polar bear killed a British tourist and injured four others in an attack on a picturesque island in Norway, reports said.
The campus alert enforced due to a reported gunman roaming the Virginia Tech grounds has been lifted, according to a statement on the Virginia Tech website.
The current scare over the possibility of a crazed gunman roaming the campus of Virginia Tech is causing many to recall the horrible tragedies that have afflicted the school in the past few years.