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15 new emotions ID'd

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:35pm
In a new study, scientists have identified 15 additional "compound emotions," expressed by combining basic emotions. It's like using the primary colors blue and red to create purple.
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Officials: Fatal Boston blaze was unintentional, caused by welding

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:30pm
The blaze that killed two Boston firefighters last week was unintentional and caused by a welding operation, Boston fire officials said Friday.
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Boy, 5, hacks dad's Xbox

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:26pm
Hacking your Xbox: So easy, even a 5-year-old could do it?
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The week in 33 photos

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:39am
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Is Internet driving Letterman away?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:56am
David Bianculli says late-night viewers today are drawn in by 4-minute bits and viral videos online the next day rather than the hour-long entertainment of even the best talk-show hosts.
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American: Rwanda not just genocide

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:28am
When I first arrived in Rwanda's capital in 2012, I deliberately did not visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I did not want that experience to influence how I approached the country and its people.
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Elephant hurt in drive-by shooting makes Tupelo comeback

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:29am
A circus elephant injured last year in a drive-by shooting returned to the ring Thursday in the city where she was shot.
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Tornado rattles St. Louis

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:48am
St. Louis awoke to tornado sirens Thursday as a cluster of heavy thunderstorms swept through the central United States, bringing the threat of heavy rain, high winds and possible twisters to millions in its path.
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NASA to end most activities with Russia

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:26pm
NASA is suspending much of its work with Russia in light of its actions in Ukraine but said it will continue to collaborate with Russia's space agency on International Space Station operations.
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They ensure no food is wasted

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:23pm
In "the nation's salad bowl," as California's Central Valley is often called, fresh produce grows in abundance.
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She becomes first woman to command a numbered U.S. Navy fleet

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 7:16pm
Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe has made history with her appointment as head of the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and the U.S. 10th Fleet, making her "the first female commander of a numbered fleet in U.S. Navy history," according to that military branch.
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Watch Thursday's show!

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 6:47pm
April 3, 2014
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Planes, chains and automobiles: Chris Brown's miserable trip to trial

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:45pm
Chris Brown's trip to face trial in Washington will be on the Justice Department's "Con Air" prisoner airline, not on a private jet or a first class commercial ticket as the singer hoped.
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What is it about Fort Hood?

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:43pm
Soldier-on-soldier violence leaves four dead, including the gunman. It's a scene that's becoming all too familiar at Fort Hood: They survived war, only to be killed at home.
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CIA misleads us on torture

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:26pm
Christopher Anders of the ACLU says that the Senate Intelligence Committee -- and the American people -- are being bamboozled again by the Central Intelligence Agency, unless President Barack Obama puts a leash on an unchecked CIA.
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People understand with stories

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:24pm
Carol Costello says she and many journalists loathe asking grieving family members to go on camera, and yet sometimes it serves a purpose
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U.S. gets new atomic clock

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:16pm
Timekeeping in the United States, which was already a pretty precise science involving lasers and atomic particles, just got even more exact.
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Why wasn't du Pont heir jailed?

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:13pm
Mel Robbins says the outrage of a wealthy man doing zero jail time in the rape of his own daughter because he would "not fare well" shows a justice system blind to its failure
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Why the Economist magazine says U.S. airports are 'awful'

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:39pm
The Economist is latest to dogpile on the reputation of U.S. airports; one industry leader says he knows why.
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Money gets louder in politics

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:31pm
Sally Kohn says the Supreme Court's McCutcheon ruling will allow unlimited spending to influence our nation's political process even more.
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