Las Vegas-based Zappos.com found itself in the crosshairs of Kanye West’s latest ridiculous rant, but the online retailer, keeping true to its core values, delivered WOW with a response to the future Mr. Kardashian.
Honoring the legacy of John F. Kennedy, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at the assassinated president’s gravesite and recognized a group of distinguished Americans with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, an award created by Kennedy.
Frank Schaefer gets to call himself a Methodist pastor — at least for the next 30 days. The United Methodist clergyman convicted of breaking church law for officiating at his son’s same-sex wedding was suspended and ordered to adhere to the laws of the church’s Book of Discipline.
The United States Postal Service released 20 Harry Potter-themed stamps Tuesday, hoping to inspire a new generation of stamp collectors and increase sales, but angering traditionalists in the process.
At about 17 stories tall, a water slide opening this spring in the Midwest is being touted as a contender for the fastest in the world.
In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.
President Barack Obama, who has portrayed himself as surprised by technical problems with the government’s new health care website, was briefed earlier this year on a consultant’s report that warned of possible widespread site failures, White House officials said Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer, has proposed installing a built-in anti-theft measure known as a “kill switch” that would render stolen or lost phones inoperable, but the nation’s biggest carriers have rejected the idea, according to San Francisco’s top prosecutor.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is awash in animal-related protests over its floats, with controversies involving the unlikely pairing of rocker Joan Jett and Shamu the killer whale.
A college professor who played a supersized video game on the side of a Philadelphia skyscraper now holds a Guinness world record for the feat.