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Twitter will be live-streaming ten Thursday Night Football games this fall. Not just short video clips -- entire games. The surprise news came Tuesday at the conclusion of a bidding war between several digital video heavyweights. "People watch NFL games with Twitter today. Now...
Two people died in an Amtrak train collision near Philadelphia on Sunday morning, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Ruth Miller said. Amtrak said 31 people are being treated at hospitals for non-life-threatening injuries. The Amtrak passenger train derailed...
Donald Trump's campaign is accusing Tennessee Republican Party leaders of trying to unfairly appoint delegates to the Republican convention that do not support the Republican front-runner. "I can't believe I'm writing this but the Tennessee Republican Party wants to STEAL your...
Apple seems to have squashed a bug that caused iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.3 to crash. The company released a new version of its mobile software on Thursday with this description: "Fixes an issue that caused apps to be unresponsive after tapping on links in Safari and other...
A man pulled a gun and shot a Virginia State Police trooper during a training exercise at a Greyhound bus station in Richmond, Virginia, on Thursday. Both the trooper and the suspect are dead, according to Virginia State Police. "We're not going to get into any details at this...
Donald Trump said Wednesday that women who undergo abortions should face "some form of punishment" if the procedure were outlawed. Trump, who once supported abortion rights, now favors outlawing the procedure, which he called "a very serious problem," according to excerpts of an...
The ironclad commitment each Republican presidential candidate gave to support the party's nominee -- no matter who that may be -- is no more. Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich explicitly renounced the commitment they'd made last fall, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said he'd...
Sen. Mark Kirk and Judge Merrick Garland (Twitter) Sen. Mark Kirk, the first Republican senator to call for confirmation hearings and a vote on embattled Supreme Court pick Merrick Garland, blasted his GOP leadership on Tuesday for refusing to act on the nomination. "We need...
A new government lawsuit charges Volkswagen with deceptive advertising for its "clean diesel" ad campaign. "For years Volkswagen's ads touted the company's 'Clean Diesel' cars," said Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, which filed the suit on Tuesday. "Our...