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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 AMC's 1980s-set drama "Halt and Catch Fire," which is ending its second season on Sunday, friends Cameron and Donna run an upstart computer company called Mutiny. (They have a little something in common with female computing innovators Lore Harp and Carole Ealy.)

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How to beat smoking, other bad habits with better self-control

Ready to kick your bad habit once and for all? Even if you're not completely committed yet, there's a technique that may unconsciously help, whether you're intending to quit smoking, binge eating, gambling or another addictive behavior -- and even if you don't think you're ready.

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 in which the relationship between reporter and subject sometimes turns downright hostile.

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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.

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Undocumented immigrant accused of murder, attempted rape in Ohio

For the second time in under a month, an undocumented immigrant has been accused of murdering someone after authorities became aware of their status but did not detain or deport them.

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Dylann Roof pleads not guilty to federal charges in Charleston church attack

Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty Friday to 33 federal charges in the deadly June attack at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, according to the court clerk's office.

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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.

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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.

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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 enforcement officials to access users' digital information.

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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 in a van, parked in strategic spots across the city. "Jonathan" is using the home rentals company Airbnb to rent out his fleet of more than 50 vehicles -- there's even a sleeper taxi -- to adventurous travelers, according to the New York Daily News.

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