Why women in tech came to a 'Halt'

Quick, name a couple of famous female coders in the vein of Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. Nobody comes to mind, eh? Nowadays, two of the best-known women in computer science might just be characters on a TV show. On ...

The 'Fantastic Four' cast's cringeworthy interview: Five awkward movie junkets

It's almost become a weekly occurence. Celebrities sit down with reporters from across the world to promote their movie. And then there's that one interview that goes south very quickly. In recent years, there have been a slew of these ...

Italian police seize money from Snoop Dogg at airport

Snoop Dogg left Italy $205,000 lighter on Saturday after police seized money from him at an airport in Calabria.

Wrestler Hulk Hogan apologizes for racist remarks

Legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan issued an apology Friday after the National Enquirer released a transcript of statements he made that included racial slurs.

Bobbi Kristina Brown died Sunday at the age of 22

When superstar singer Whitney Houston died on the eve of the Grammys in 2012, fans expressed concern over the welfare of her then-18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

Facebook loses appeal over access to user data

You think your Facebook profile is private? Think again. In a decision that raises crucial issues in the digital age, a New York state appeals court ruled this week that Facebook cannot protect users against search warrants obtained by law ...

New York's hippest hotel may be a parked van

A New York hotel starting at $22 per night? In a city where a chain hotel room can cost hundreds of dollars per night, that sounds like an old-fashioned New York scam. That's because the $22 buys you a night ...

Bison attacks woman who was trying to take selfie with it in Yellowstone Park

Visitors to Yellowstone Park seem to be having trouble taking in the message that it's not a good idea to get too close to the wild bison that roam the wilderness. The latest person to find out the hard way ...

Teen sex rate lowest since the 1980s, contraceptive use remains high

The number of teenagers having sex is the lowest in the last 25 years and the use of condoms among teens is slightly higher than in the last 11 years, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease ...

Taylor Swift apologizes to Nicki Minaj for Twitter to-do

It started with a tweet, and it ended with one. We can all breathe easier now that the great battle that was Taylor Swift vs. Nicki Minaj is over. On Thursday, pop star Swift tweeted a "my bad" after mistakenly ...

Singer Chris Brown frustrated, confused as forced stay in Philippines drags on

U.S. singer Chris Brown was still waiting in the Philippines on Thursday after authorities blocked him from leaving the country a day earlier over a contract dispute. And the whole situation appears to have left him pretty confused. "We are ...

Los Angeles Times and EmergingUS screen new documentary ‘White People’

The Los Angeles Times and new digital magazine EmergingUS presented an advance screening of the documentary “White People” on Monday. The documentary examines what it means to be young and White in America. It premiered Wednesday.

Elon Musk reveals cause of SpaceX explosion

Elon Musk says SpaceX has pinned down what probably caused the company's rocket to explode minutes after liftoff.

Disney does not 'condone' Star Wars-themed Amy Schumer GQ photos

Comedian Amy Schumer's Star Wars-themed photo spread for GQ is causing a disturbance in the force. Photographer Mark Seliger's images for the August issue feature the "Trainwreck" actress posing as Princess Leia in various cheeky poses with Star Wars characters.

Verizon Collaborates with Terrence J and Wale to provide free mini-music festival

Verizon’s Now Playing Tour, a mini-music festival, made its final stop at their Inglewood location in Los Angeles on Saturday. The event, hosted by Terrence J., served to create excitement for the upcoming ESSENCE Music Festival. In addition, it encouraged ...