New Movies: ‘Prisoners,’ ‘Battle of the Year’
This weekend we have a psychological thriller about a parent's desperate search for his missing child and the latest addition to the unlikely-dance-team-tries-to-win-the-dance-team-championship genre, so if you're into either of those things, you're in luck!
Louisiana Fourth Graders Learn About Pimps in Their Homework
You might not think that students learning about the various uses of the word "twister" would get an indirect lesson in prostitution, but some fourth graders in Louisiana are receiving just such an education.
Starbucks Asks Customers Not to Bring Guns Into Stores Anymore
You may have to leave your Glock in the car when you pick up your next Frappuccino.
D.C. Navy Yard Shooting — Latest Updates, Names of Victims, More
Details about Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., are still emerging, but we have learned quite a bit more about exactly what happened, who the shooter is and who the victims are.
Images From the 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at the World Trade Center Site
On Wednesday morning in New York, family and friends of the victims of 9/11, along with law-enforcement and political leaders, gathered at the World Trade Center site to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
New iPhones — 5S and 5C Make Their Debuts [UPDATED]
Apple unveiled two new iPhones, the 5S and the 5C, on Tuesday afternoon, in addition updates to iTunes and its mobile operating system, iOS. Here's what's new (updated with pictures from the presentation below):
Names of Those Killed on September 11, 2001
Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Memorial services will be held all across the country, many involving a reading of the victims' names.
George Zimmerman Taken Into Custody After Domestic Dispute [UPDATED]
George Zimmerman was taken into custody on Monday afternoon in Lake Mary, Florida, after his wife, Shellie, told police he had pulled a gun on her. Zimmerman has not been charged with a crime at this time and is being held in investigative detention.
Would You Put This Kidnapped-Woman Decal on Your Pickup Truck?
A marketing company in Waco, Texas, has created an unusual new type of decal, and it's causing quite a controversy.
New Movies: ‘Riddick’
The fall movie season generally sees a huge rush of films aiming for Oscar gold. Well, looks like that'll have to wait at least one week. They're probably just scared of Vin Diesel. (To be clear, there are a bunch of smaller movies coming out, but in very limited release.)
Multiple Record-Breaking Alligators Caught in Mississippi
On September 1, the record for the largest alligator ever caught in Mississippi was 697.5 pounds. That record was broken not once but twice on Sunday, the first day of the state's alligator-hunting season.
New Movies: ‘Getaway,’ ‘One Direction: This Is Us’
If you have a tween in the family, you're probably going to get dragged to the theater this weekend. Two major pop-music acts feature prominently in the two movies debuting on Friday.