The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son’s release on Thursday, reminding militants that his son shared the same faith as the ultraconservative group.
Kobe Bryant sat out to rest his sore body, missing the Los Angeles Lakers’ contest Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls.
Sony’s online PlayStation store and Microsoft’s Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyber-attacks on the companies.
Two more men have been arrested for threatening New York police, including one who called the precinct headquarters of two officers killed as they sat in their patrol car and asked to speak to one of them, a police spokesman said on Thursday.
Are you a fan of HBO’s hit TV series, “Entourage”? Well, good news — the movie hits theaters in summer 2015.
Former professional wrestling star Kevin Nash and his 18-year-old son were arrested after allegedly fighting at their Florida home.
Protests flared into early Thursday in the St. Louis suburb where a white policeman fatally shot a black man who brandished a gun at a gas station on Tuesday night.
Tens of thousands of people flocked to St. Peter’s Square to hear the Argentine pope deliver his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) blessing and message, marking the second Christmas since his election last year.
Onlookers at a train station in northern India watched in awe a monkey using all his powers to bring back to life another monkey who was electrocuted and fell unconscious on the rail tracks.
Shortly after Sony Pictures Entertainment released “The Interview” on digital services Dec. 24, high-quality copies of the movie turned up on multiple piracy sites — and it’s already been downloaded at least 330,000 times within 12 hours.