Paul McCartney letter: A newly discovered letter found folded in a book at a Liverpool yard sale has shed new light on the Beatles' early days, revealing that Paul McCartney offered an audition to a mystery drummer in 1960, just a few days before the band left for a formative two-month gig in Hamburg, Germany.
10/17/2011 12:01 pm
Protests in solidarity with 'Occupy Wall Street' occurred in US cities and around the world Saturday, sometimes drawing several thousand marchers. A key reason: Unemployment remains high, three years after a financial crisis in which banks got controversial bailouts.
10/15/2011 06:59 pm
The killing of the American-born Islamic cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen is another success in fighting Al Qaeda. But core leaders of the group who are likely planning the next big attack are probably operating outside the hot spots of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, and the Horn of Africa.
10/03/2011 12:02 pm
Cantaloupe deaths and illnesses: The heads of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said consumers who have cantaloupes produced by Jensen Farms in Colorado should throw them out.
09/29/2011 05:32 pm
Stuxnet, the cyberweapon that attacked and damaged an Iranian nuclear facility, has opened a Pandora's box of cyberwar, says the man who uncovered it. A Q&A about the potential threats.
09/22/2011 02:15 pm
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Facebook is under fire in Germany for its facial recognition functionality.
08/03/2011 11:24 pm
A Hollywood flash mob that brought out beanbag-shooting riot police Wednesday night illustrates a growing concern with social-media-driven events. What can be done to keep everyone safe?
07/28/2011 08:04 pm
Europe's inability to zero-in on the cause of an E. coli outbreak, which has been blamed for 23 deaths, has politicians pointing fingers and experts calling for more effective crisis management.
06/07/2011 11:48 am
Germany aims to get visitors who arrive in the country by train to use a car sharing program that relies on electric cars to get to their final destination.
06/03/2011 02:57 pm