‘Spider-Man’ fights Dubliner in street, goes viral

DUBLIN (AP) — Dublin’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man has become a social media phenomenon after being caught on video fighting a man who allegedly tried to steal his money. The nearly three-minute confrontation spread quickly from […]


Wisconsin logger frees bear from milk can in YouTube video.

VIDEO: Wisconsin logger frees bear from milk can

RICE LAKE, Wis. (AP) — The video of a western Wisconsin logger who saved a black bear who got its head stuck in an old milk can is getting hundreds of thousands of YouTube hits. […]



2014 YouTube Complaints video tops 3 million views (Video)

YouTubers tell YouTube exactly what’s wrong with YouTube in the 2014 YouTube Complaints video posted by the Barely Political channel.


Father daughter dance posted on YouTube.

3.5 million views for video of father-daughter dance (Video)

With help from her adoring father, a 12-year-old girl with a rare genetic disease is dancing her way through pageants, winning trophies and stealing hearts. McKenzie Carey has a rare genetic disease that has robbed […]


(Photo credit: DreamWorks TV via it's YouTube channel)

DreamWorks mixing faves, newbies in YouTube debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When AwesomenessTV launched as a YouTube channel two years ago, it was a bet by veteran TV and movie producer Brian Robbins on the ability of teen and tween audiences to […]


FILE- This combination of two photos shows graffiti of a woman with the words "no harassment," in Arabic, taken on June 23, 2012, left, and the addition by another artist, on Nov. 6, 2012 of a stick figure touching her backside, under a bridge in the upscale Zamalek neighborhood in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Egypt asks YouTube to remove video of sex assault

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has asked YouTube to remove a video of a woman being sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square during a rally supporting the country’s newly elected president. Presidential spokesman Ehab Badawy said in […]


Elliot Rodger was the gunman who went on a shooting rampage near the University of California at Santa Barbara on Friday, May 23, 2014. In the video, posted on the same day as the shootings, Rodger looks at the camera and says he is going to take his revenge against humanity. He describes loneliness and frustration because "girls have never been attracted to me." (AP Photo/YouTube)

Officers didn’t view videos, say killer seemed OK

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Law enforcement officers who visited Elliot Rodger three weeks before he went on a deadly rampage in a California college town knew he had posted disturbing videos but didn’t check them […]


This undated photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows the driver license photo of Elliott Rodger. (AP Photo/California DMV)

Police knew about killer’s videos during check

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies who checked on Elliot Rodger three weeks before he killed six college students were aware he had posted disturbing videos but never viewed them before or […]


This undated photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows the driver license photo of Elliott Rodger. (AP Photo/California DMV)

Santa Barbara rampage shows gaps in mental health law

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elliot Rodger’s murderous rampage near Santa Barbara has tragically exposed the limitations of involuntary-commitment laws that allow authorities to temporarily confine people who are deemed a danger to themselves or others. […]


FILE - This Dec. 6, 2013 file image posted on his official Instagram account shows Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, third from right, talking with hikers in the Tochal mountain area north of Tehran, Iran. The caption for the post reads, "what makes hiking even more pleasant at Tochal are the many women and men who stop to say hi and share their dreams & concerns." A court in Iran has ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked in the Islamic Republic over privacy concerns, the semiofficial Mehr news agency reported Friday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Office of Hassan Rouhani via Instagram, File)

Report: Iran court orders Instagram blocked

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked over privacy concerns, a semiofficial news agency reported Friday, the latest in a series of websites to be banned in […]




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