Interpol said no country checked the police agency's database that held information about two stolen passports used to board an ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight.
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A Mexican drug lord said to have been killed more than three years ago was shot dead in a clash with authorities. Like, recently.
William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at 90.
William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of automotive innovator Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, died Sunday of pneumonia.
Iran has him under lock and key. "He is one of the longest held American citizens in history," Secretary of State John Kerry said.
The brainchild of Tim Berners-Lee at the CERN lab in Switzerland paved the way for a global phenomenon that has touched the lives of billions of people.
"The only thing that stops a bad guy with a nuke is a good guy with a nuke."
It's the second straight year that the libertarian-leaning Paul won the straw poll at the Conservative Action Political Conference.
The drama in the North Gauteng High Court captivates people around the world and especially South Africans, many of whom are getting a look at their own criminal justice system for the first time
Russia's latest military maneuver seems to indicate that they are ready for a real fight over Crimea?
NYC's new mayor has targeted a century-old tradition.
They’ve finally gone and done it. No more sharing 15 second smut clips with the world.
Finding a way to workout your body isn’t hard to come across. But finding a way to work out your tongue—well, that’s a different story. Until now. There’s actually an app for that. And no, it wasn’t developed by Miley Cyrus.
While she entered the water, her children allegedly screamed at bystanders that their mother was trying to kill them.
The last couple months have been pretty dismal as far as hiring is concerned, but February, at least, has turned out to be half-decent.
Is America trying to put pressure on Russia or just carrying our routine military exercises with Romania?
Kinect was not specifically designed for children with autism, but experts say the device is proving beneficial for some with the disability.
Both Nike and Adidas say they are the leaders, but analysts say Nike is making an aggressive push in key markets.
The Turkish government changed laws to expand its controls over the Internet, sparking protests as a corruption scandal and key local elections loom.
Discovering such a large predator in this era could really be "a game changer" in terms of how scientists think of the Jurassic food chain.
The vote will now be followed by a referendum on March 16, but it seems unlikely that Ukraine or the international community will accept the results.
Nobody knew who Satoshi Nakamoto was or if he was even real, but now--at long last--journalists have tracked him down.
The legendary British company has admitted to being under investigation by the UK, USA and even China for a whole slew of criminal business practices.
Armless at birth, Jessica Cox has dealt with being considered an underdog her entire life. What she’s done to overcome that label is nothing short of amazing and inspiring. Just for starters, she’s the world’s first licensed armless pilot. Like we said—amazing.
The Army captain who accused Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair of sexually assaulting her during their relationship was an ambitious soldier, too.
Known as "Dr. Doom" since predicting the 2008 financial crisis, Nouriel Roubini says it's time for a new nickname—"Dr. Realist." Here, Bloomberg inquires whether the new "Dr. Realist" would ever invest in riskier assets like bitcoin or even stocks.
Even Democrats broke with Obama to block his nominee to be the government's top civil right's attorney. But why?
After being under house arrest in Niger for years, Gadhafi's soccer-player son is headed home to stand trial.
A small fan rushes the field during the Brazil-South Africa soccer match. Wrestled to the ground by security? Ejected from the stadium? Not quite...
The Department of Justice has successfully sued Apple for arguably non-existent anti-trust violations in the e-book market. It has even demanded, and gotten, a court appointed "monitor" placed inside the company to supervise the company's pricing decisions.
On Ash Wednesday, Father Robert Barron asks at RealClear Religion, "What is our problem?"
But not for long, as Facebook agreed to delete posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons illegally or without a background check.
Mother Nature's relentlessly wicked weather is taking a bite out of the US economy.
It's still too early to tell for sure, but doctors think that they may have saved the newborn using genetic engineering.
Theoretical physicist Alan Lightman suggests that our universe is one of many possible variations, leaving physicists at a cosmological dead end.
Good news. In contrast to what images commonly seen in the mass media may have you believing, the world is much safer and healthier than it has ever been, argues Jason Silva.
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.
Built in Syria, shipped through Iran, Iraq, Eritrea, Sudan and Egypt, the militants had an elaborate scheme for keeping the shipment secret. Just not elaborate enough.
Engadget takes an in-depth look at how Apple's CarPlay technology will work when it rolls out in a variety of automobiles later this year.
It turns out the Pope isn't really into this whole "Superpope" thing.
What else are you supposed to do when you accidentally fire your handgun under a table at an expensive restaurant?
For 10 days, two men will eat, sleep, and go to the bathroom solely on a gigantic wooden wheel.
Look out high school students! Much of your test-prep may have been for nothing.
Wagging his finger at reporters, a defiant Vladimir Putin dismissed the threat of U.S. and EU sanctions.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is set to speak at Austin's SXSW Interactive the fest announced. Due to his fugitive status in the U.S., he will not appear in person and speak via videoconference.
Syndicated columnist and author Charles Krauthammer offers his thoughts on the Obama administration's handlling of Vladimir Putin.
Sotheby's forced to take back $83,000,000 diamond after buyer defaults.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
A prominent group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage citing Ronald Reagan and Barry Goldwater.
There are bulls, and then there's Wharton's Jeremy Siegel.
Sex sells. Or does it? Not according to Meika Hollender, marketing partner for new brand, Sustain Condoms. Specifically geared toward the woman buyer, these sex staples have gone sustainable.
Known as El Diablo during his addict days, this former drug dealer, now referred to as Pops, abandoned his wife and children for 30 years of heroin, alcohol, morphine and methadone. But it’s never too late to start over, right?
"12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" may have been the big winners at the Academy Awards, but a handful of brands had their own victory dance.
Beatlemania gripped the Rio Carnival as more than 130,000 revelers twist and shouted to samba versions of the Fab Four's greatest hits.
LeBron James isn't ready to concede his MVP award to anyone yet as he puts on the best scoring show of his NBA career.
Hardcore protesters in Caracas hurled rocks and lobbed firebombs at riot police who retaliated with tear gas, after Venezuela's opposition upped the ante on President Nicolas Maduro.
Political commentator George Will offers his thoughts on the Obama administration's handling of escalating tensions in the Ukraine.
Got planes? Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman reports on Google’s new airport. It's fit for a billionaire.
Stocks are in a bubble that is setting up for a major crash, with the Dow to hit 17,000 within the next few weeks before plummeting to around 6,000 by 2016, according to market observer Harry Dent.
The sumptuous gardens of Castel Gandolfo, a summer getaway for centuries of popes, have opened to the public at the behest of Pope Francis.
You know how, sometimes, you’re walking around in public and see a button and wonder what it does but are afraid to push it for fear of ACTUALLY finding out what it does? Well, these people pushed. What happened next caught everyone off guard.
Remember watching the movie ‘UP’ and hearing Dug, the talking dog, actually speak for the first time? And then thinking, ‘Man, I really wish my dog could clue me into what’s going on inside that head.” Well, now Fido can.
The two-volume set -- a first edition and a second edition -- of the future German Fuehrer's political manifesto sold for more than twice the estimates.
North Korea test-fired two short-range missiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Monday. What are they up to?
Three recent episodes involving the disrespect of black icons have raised the question: Has rap lost touch with black history?
Sci-fi flop starring Will Smith and son Jaden earned three Golden Raspberries on Saturday at the annual Razzie worst-of film awards, Hollywood's hall of shame.
The time that ends up on your smartphone—and that synchronizes GPS, military operations, financial transactions, and internet communications—originates in a set of atomic clocks on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory.The Chief Scientist for USNO's Time Services, gives a tour.
In the world of Twitter hashtags, #DrunkFilms might be one of our favorites. Lucky for us, it keeps popping up. Here are 15 of our favorites from the most recent round of alcohol-induced movie-renaming creativity.
Not one for ho-hum everyday styles found in stores, this budding fashionista, nicknamed Mayhem, is on a mission to create her own wardrobe. The results are pretty dang spectacular. As Tim Gunn would say, she makes it work!
Riddle me this. 2, 4, 8. Can you solve the pattern? We bet you think you can, but you’d be wrong. It’s okay, we were too, so we’ll give you a hint. You want to get the ‘no.’
Public transportation just got interesting. These creative bus stops will have people hoping their ride is running late just so they can hang out a little bit longer.
There are moments we’ve all asked ourselves why Cupid hasn’t pegged us in the tush with his arrow yet. And then there are these true-life moments when the clouds part and it becomes 100% obvious why that obnoxious naked baby has passed us over.
Giorgio loves Sonic fast food. You won't believe how awesome it is when he places an order.
It’s pretty common knowledge that many men prefer not to use protection because of the decrease in stimulation and pleasure. But gentleman, it’s time to put your listening ears on. With the Electric Eel (yes, we’re serious), there’ll be no more excuses not to wrap it up.
The brutality of winter is slowly retreating and cities are left to deal with mother nature’s mark, otherwise known as big a** potholes. As expletive inducing as these craters might be, what would happen if we embraced them instead? The possiblities will blow your mind.
The arena kiss cam has become as expected as having a half time show at sporting events these days—usually with relatively sweet results. But there’s always that one time where it just gets…awkward. Luckily, this guy was prepared.
Most of us don’t put too much thought into whether we’ve ever been told lies about liquor—but a few of these revealing truths from ‘My Drunk Kitchen’s’ Hannah Hart could have you rethinking how you go about your next wild night out.
He doesn’t want to work, he just wants to bang on the drums all day. Or in this case, buckets. And what he delivers is nothing short of amazing.
Seriously. This door will blow your mind.
Snow and ice may have most on edge, but some schools are figuring out how to have fun with it. Officials from Durham Academy in North Carolina got creative with their recent school closing. Let’s just say Vanilla Ice has nothing on these two.
Friends for 94 years, two 100-year-young besties offer an uproariously honest break down on what they think about pop culture today—iPhone creators and young Bieber, listen up!
From being banned from the Internet to tuning into Barry Manilow, here are 5 times the outside-of-the-box punishment really did hilariously fit the crime.
For all of human history, people have been puzzling over what exactly the appendix does but now we finally have an answer!
This year's stock market decline has left investors uneasy. But money managers say take a breath — the downturn could offer opportunities to strengthen your retirement savings for the long run.
When posing for a photo, which way do you turn? Approximately 60% of people turn to their right, exposing their left side. Science writer Sam Kean explores why for The Atlantic.
The world has wondered for a while just what the fox really says. Who knew a fuzzy face once mistaken for a dog would hold the (insanely sweet) answer.
Anger among animal lovers has reached inflated heights as details of ill-fated Marius the giraffe have become public. Unfortunately, this isn't the first time in recent years extreme exotic animal abuse has been revealed in the very places they're supposed to be safe.
That's how much one person on Ebay is willing to pay for a pair of the new Air Yeezy 2 "Red Octobers."
Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don’t. But you’ll never guess where Wally the squirrel decides to hide them in the meantime. Warning: the adorableness rating is off the chart.
It’s pretty obvious that the groom got more than just his good looks from his mom. As Nat King Cole would say, this moment is unforgettable in every way.
Admit it, you've always wondered why. And even if you didn't before, you do now.
What does patriotism echoing out of the mouths of 1,000 choir students from 18 hotel floors sound like? Absolutely stunning.
In case you ever questioned whether gymnastics is a real sport, these Ukraine and Russian teams provide a pretty clear answer.
We thought we’d seen the worst selfie trend ever. This high school student just proved us wrong.
Shivering helps you lose a miniscule amount of weight. To really take advantage of winter's fat-fighting powers, skip the gym, get outside and exercise in a cool environment.
What would it be like to have a bedroom made out of Legos? One thing’s for certain—there'd always be something to play with.
In his first ever Reddit AMA, comedian Will Ferrell talks 'Night At The Roxbury', his wife and Legos. But magic really happens when an unexpected guest drops in. Want a hint? He was probably drinking gin and juice.
The next time your friends bet that you can’t pick up two glasses using just a balloon, go ahead and make a wager. They’ll be handing over their cash in no time.
This "businessman" used his "Air Jordans" to savagely beat a man and now he's suing Nike for $100 million. He says his shoes should've had a warning label. Only in America, folks.
Three waitresses at an Illinois restaurant say they could only stare in disbelief when a woman over the weekend handed them each $5,000.
The U.S. spends about $230 billion a year in finance payments to creditors—a level that could more than double if interest rates returned to more normal levels, anti-debt crusader Erskine Bowles warned on CNBC.
What do you get when you put together a question about time travel, a 6-year-old and a refrigerator box? For one lucky single dad, he got a million dollar idea.
What would it be like to break the sound barrier? Professional daredevil, Felix Baumgartner, is one of few who can answer that question and he caught it all on camera.
To squeeze the best possible quality from your TV, you need to go beyond the default settings. CNET gives you a quick overview of five relatively simple steps you can take to optimize the picture on your TV.
Many people shower more than twice each day. This is excessive and may, in fact, be unhealthy.
Designing a good car is a complicated process. It's a delicate combination of ingenuity, creativity and sound engineering...and sometimes it just doesn't work out.
World-renowned actor George Clooney dropped by Reddit to chat about everything from his hidden talent to the best prank Brad ever pulled. Here are 9 of his most honest, and hilarious, candid moments.
Can mathematics create the perfect pop song? Probably. There's a good reason why we use the term "formulaic."
Garth Callaghan wanted to find a way to make sure his young daughter knew she was on his mind, even in the busy days. He didn't know his small gesture on a napkin would turn out to be such an important piece of his legacy.
Watch as Belka, an Alaskan Malamute/Siberian Husky mix, finds her voice in this world. It will be the feel good moment of your day.
The human body can do amazing things, including being an artist's perfect canvas. Look closely—these images aren't what they appear to be.
Kid President, also known as Robby Novak, has some advice on how to make the world a better place. Corndogs are involved.
Remember everyone, just because you can touch something doesn't mean you should. These critters are perfect examples.
This list is kind of like finding out that 2 + 2 is actually 5, and everyone else that you've ever met in your life has been lying to you about it up to this moment. Hopefully your reality isn't shattered as badly as ours was.
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