Facebook Cracks Down on Gun Sellers Online

By | Mar 5, 2014

Facebook announced Wednesday it would begin curtailing some gun-related posts.

The social media giant said it would begin the crackdown by blocking minors from viewing all posts related to gun sales. Facebook also announced promotions for sales that don’t demand background checks and cross ...

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Oscar Pistorius' Neighbors Testify at Trial

By | Mar 4, 2014

South Africa’s legendary Olympian, nicknamed “Blade Runner” for his prosthetic legs, is on trial for the murder of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty to the charges, claiming he thought Steenkamp was an intruder when he shot her in his bathroom on Valentine’s ...

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March Brings Another Snowstorm to the Mid-Atlantic

By | Mar 3, 2014

We all know the drill by now: no eggs in the grocery store, shovels sold out at Home Depot and salt trucks galore.

It's the same scene as yet another winter storm struck the Mid-Atlantic Monday, hampering traffic, closing schools and shutting down the federal government.

Up to a foot of snow is ...

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Chinese Babies Saved From Human Trafficking Ring

By | Feb 28, 2014

A Chinese child-trafficking bust has led to the arrest of 1,094 people suspected of buying and selling babies.

Authorities announced Friday that 382 babies were rescued from four child trafficking rings, spanning over 27 provinces across China, CNN reported.

The babies will be placed in ...

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NASA's Kepler Telescope Discovers 715 New Planets

By | Feb 27, 2014

Our galaxy seems a whole lot bigger after NASA confirmed the Kepler telescope's recent remarkable discovery: the existence of 715 additional planets beyond our solar system. The discovery was verified by astronomers Wednesday, making the total tally of known planets about 1,700, Reuters ...

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