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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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
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 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
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 ...
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 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