WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Aquarium says it will close its Washington branch in the fall.
Officials announced Thursday that renovations at the Department of Commerce building that the aquarium has called home since 1932 make the move necessary.
Aquarium officials say they must leave by March 2014, but the aquarium will close Sept. 30 and begin moving the 1,500 animals housed there to the National Aquarium in Baltimore and other facilities....
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson will return next week to the Las Vegas courthouse where he was convicted of leading an armed sports memorabilia heist to ask a judge for a new trial on the grounds that his lawyer botched his case.
Simpson will take the witness stand to testify that the Florida lawyer who collected nearly $700,000 is to blame for his armed robbery and kidnapping conviction in 2008 and his failed appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court in 2010.
Josh Knoller, a young professional in New York City, spent years refusing his mother's "Friend Request" on Facebook before, eventually, "caving in." Today they have an agreement: she'll try not to make embarrassing comments, and he can delete them if she does.
"We actually got into some pretty big fights over this," says Knoller, 29. "I love my Mom to death but she's a crazy, sweet Jewish mother and I was a little worried about what she might post in front of my closest...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The America's Cup catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay, killing an Olympic gold medalist, nosedived during a difficult maneuver and broke into many pieces, an official said Friday.
The Artemis was conducting a maneuver that required it to change direction when it capsized on Thursday, America's Cup Regatta Director Iain Murray said.
"Once you see a large attack like this, that they made off with $45 million, that's going to wake up the cybercrime community." — Ken Pickering, who works in security intelligence at CORE Security, after U.S. prosecutors say a worldwide gang of criminals stole millions by hacking their way into a database of prepaid debit cards and then draining ATMs around the globe.
"Capital punishment must be reserved for those crimes that are truly the worst...