Cornell Wants People to ‘Collide’ on Its New NYC Tech Campus

Bustling, youthful, and collegiate will more aptly describe the island now that Cornell Tech is building a campus there. The school, a joint venture between Cornell University and Technion University, broke ground earlier this year, launching

Call Them Hippies, But the Grateful Dead Were Tech Pioneers

But the Grateful Dead remains one of the most innovative and tech-savvy bands in pop history. Long before it became necessary (or cool) to do so, the band embraced a DIY ethos in everything from manufacturing its own gear to publishing its own music t

UPDATED: Jim Weaver, former Virginia Tech athletic director, dies

Weaver served as the director of athletics at Virginia Tech for more than 16 years from 1997-2013 before announcing in November of 2013 that he was retiring at the end of the calendar year because of health reasons. In 2004, Weaver had been diagnosed 

Wade apparently staying put in Miami

LOS ANGELES: Star guard Dwyane Wade reassured the Miami Heat faithful on Thursday that he's sticking with the only NBA team he's ever represented. “Let's Get it! Heat Nation,” the 33-year-old Tweeted, posting a short video captioned “My city My Home 

Bradley Named New US Soccer Captain

CHICAGO (AP) – Michael Bradley will be the U.S. captain for the CONCACAF Gold Cup rather than Clint Dempsey. Dempsey took over as the American captain from Carlos Bocanegra two years ago. He was suspended for three games by Major League ...

St. Louis Cardinals fire scouting director amid computer hacking investigation

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals said Thursday they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the hacking scandal that has resulted in a federal investigation into whether the team illegally got inside the play

Colombia striker Falcao joins Chelsea on season-long loan

LONDON (AP) — Radamel Falcao has clinched a deal to stay in the English Premier League at champion Chelsea on a season-long loan from Monaco despite a lackluster stint at Manchester United . United rejected the opportunity to permanently sign the 

Antonio Gates suspended 4 games after positive PED test

SAN DIEGO -- The NFL announced on Thursday that San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2015 regular season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Entire Tennessee County Clerk’s Office Resigns Because Gay Marriage

This time we head to … Tennessee (hmm … that sounds familiar) … where an entire county clerk's office is stamping their collective feet and quitting in a huff. Clerk Gwen Pope and employees Sharon Bell and Mickey Butler all said their resignatio

Man Who Climbed White House Fence Sentenced to Time Served

A Maryland man who jumped over a White House fence and was subdued after kicking two guard dogs on the north Lawn in October on Thursday was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release, the Justice Department said. Domini

By: Mark Fitton | Illinois News NetworkDispute over state payroll rolls on

SPRINGFIELD — The question of whether the state can pay employees during a no-budget shutdown became Thursday's political football of the day. Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Thursday announced she'd filed an action in Cook County Circuit Court ...

‘That Is Not Racist’: Hollywood Actor Who Called Justice Clarence Thomas a …

After shocking fans and foes, alike, with his harsh comments about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, actor and activist George Takei took to Facebook on Thursday night to defend his use of the word “blackface,” while further rebuking the African ...

Latest hack of US government personnel data worries Washington

Rarely has a computer hack of personal information, allegedly by agents of a foreign government, caused such a stir in Washington DC. A breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has exposed millions of Americans working for the US federal ...

Barack Obama gets his groove back

Washington (CNN) Barack Obama is hanging as loose as the pinky and thumb salute of his native Hawaii. With his White House on a roll and his place in history solidifying by the day after a series of important policy victories, he's letting America

Anguish as search for survivors in Philippine ferry disaster ends; death toll …

Anguished families have wept over the bodies of dead relatives as the search for survivors from the Philippines' latest ferry disaster has ended with 45 confirmed deaths. All 187 people on board the capsized Kim Nirvana were accounted for with 14

France rejects asylum request from WikiLeaks’ Assange

The French government rejected an asylum request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, saying he did not face "immediate danger". "France cannot act on his request," said the office of President Francois Hollande in a statement, after

Kim Jong-un gives half-brother Kim Jong-nam job in North Korea foreign ministry

It seems Kim Jong-un does have a softer side having apparently given his illegitimate half-brother a job - despite the fact he was persecuted by their father. North Korea's leader took control of the secretive state after his father and the country

Syrian army bombards rebels trying to seize Aleppo

Syrian government forces carried out heavy air strikes on rebel positions in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Friday, aiming to repel a major Islamist-led offensive on areas controlled by President Bashar al-Assad. Thursday's attack, the mo

Iran nuclear talks in endgame, negotiators push on sticking points

VIENNA A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as negotiators wrestled with sticking points including questions about Tehran's past atomic research. Iran is in talks with the United ...

ISIS says it destroyed archaeological pieces from Palmyra

The Islamic State group says it has destroyed six archaeological pieces from the historic town of Palmyra that were confiscated from a smuggler. An ISIS statement says the six busts were found when the smuggler was stopped at a checkpoint. The iss

Aetna to buy Humana for $37 billion, creating nation’s No. 2 health insurer

Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal healthcare overhaul. lRelated Put aside politics and improve healthcare, Obama says · Nati