Evan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation, to move back to his father’s house and work on Snapchat. Spiegel’s fast-growing mobile app lets users send photos, videos and […]
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Facebook page seeking to preserve the clowns in blackface makeup known as “Black Petes” that are part of the Netherlands’ “Sinterklaas” children’s festival has become the fastest-growing Dutch language page ever, […]
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire waitress who picked up the lunch tab for two National Guard soldiers affected by the federal government’s shutdown has been repaid — more than 300 times over — […]
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A dog that became an Internet sensation after crashing an Indiana half marathon has died just a week after receiving a medal for completing the race. The 100-pound chocolate Labrador retriever […]
BOSTON (AP) — Officials at Boston’s Logan Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The two hijacked jets that were […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change. Kids this year are getting an average of $3.70 per lost tooth, […]
STAPLETON, Ala. (AP) — Jody Payne, a guitarist who toured with Willie Nelson for more than three decades, has died. He was 77. Baldwin County Coroner Stan Zinson says Payne died at 5:12 a.m. Saturday […]
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — It gets so hot in Death Valley that you can fry an egg with sun power. That’s what one Death Valley National Park employee did last week, when […]
BOSTON (AP) — An 11-year-old California boy and a 9-year-old girl remain in critical condition at Boston Children’s Hospital, two days after twin bombings at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 170.
NEW YORK (AP) — To see what Facebook has become, look no further than the Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer. Sometime last year, people began sharing tongue-in-cheek online reviews of the banana-shaped piece of yellow plastic with their Facebook friends.
A cuddly three-month-old polar bear was the belle of the ball as she was introduced to the media for the first time at Buffalo Zoo in upstate New York Friday. Click here to watch a video of the cub playing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amid chatter of “Facebook fatigue,” real or imagined, the world’s biggest social networking company is getting ready to unveil a new version of News Feed, the flow of status updates, photos and advertisements its users see on the site.