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Cyrus Is MTV´s Artist of the Year, Sandler Most Overpaid

December 10, 2013 1:10 pm

Miley Cyrus has been named best artist of 2013 by MTV. The channel said the singer dominated the music charts and the headlines with the release of her album "Bangerz," her performances at awards shows and her hosting stint on the television sketch show "Saturday Night Live." She is the third artist to receive the […]

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The Hunger for Archery Grows

December 10, 2013 1:10 pm

The "Hunger Games" is sparking popularity in archery. The U.S. Olympic Training Center has seen an influx of archery participants, thanks to the box office success of the film franchise. Students of all ages are learning to aim and hit their marks at the center just south of San Diego, California. National teams manager Audrey […]

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13 plead guilty to attacking Paypal servers

December 10, 2013 1:02 pm

Thirteen people have pleaded guilty to helping briefly disable online payment service provider Paypal as part of a protest that authorities say was organized by the hacking group Anonymous. Ten of the defendants pleaded guilty Thursday to felony and misdemeanor charges of intentionally damaging a protected computer. If they stay out of legal trouble, the […]

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Can Viagra Alleviate Menstrual Cramps?

December 10, 2013 12:58 pm

Researchers say the erectile dysfunction drug can alleviate menstrual cramps.

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Eastern Snowstorm Brings Closures, Delays

December 10, 2013 12:56 pm

A snowstorm caused widespread school and government closures in the nation's capital and elsewhere along the Eastern seaboard. More nuisance than menace, the storm was timed to hit morning and afternoon commutes in the Northeast. (Dec. 10)

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Underground vault explodes into fireball in Oakland

December 10, 2013 12:51 pm

Crews have shut off the flow of gas to a 4-inch pipeline that ruptured in a neighborhood in the Oakland hills Tuesday morning, sparking an underground fire that burned for hours and caused the evacuation of nearby homes. The one-alarm fire was reported at Golf Links Road and Fontaine Street at 8:24 a.m., Oakland fire […]

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Underground pipeline explodes into fireball in Oakland

December 10, 2013 12:51 pm

Crews have shut off the flow of gas to a 4-inch pipeline that ruptured in a neighborhood in the Oakland hills Tuesday morning, sparking an underground fire that burned for hours and caused the evacuation of nearby homes. The one-alarm fire was reported at Golf Links Road and Fontaine Street at 8:24 a.m., Oakland fire […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio Helps Start All-Electric Racing Team

December 10, 2013 12:47 pm

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has teamed up with Venturi Automobiles to create the tenth team on the Formula E racing circuit.

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Tech Giants Link to Fight NSA Surveillance

December 10, 2013 12:09 pm

Eight U.S. technology giants are making a joint appeal to reform government surveillance activities, following a stream of disclosures about actions by the National Security Agency, Rolfe Winkler reports. Photo: Getty Images.

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Moon: ´South Africa Has Lost a Hero´

December 10, 2013 12:09 pm

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon praised former South African President Nelson Mandela at a massive memorial in Johannesburg, South Africa. Moon said Manela was the greatest kind of teacher because he taught by example. (Dec. 10)

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