Before today, a Twitter user could send direct messages only if the recipient was one of the user's followers. Now there's an option that would allow users to message anyone on Twitter.
A coalition of multi-ethnic Hollywood watchdogs are pushing talent agencies to add some color to their lineups.
Jason Rezaian's lawyer says he has been charged with four serious crimes. The Washington Post's Tehran bureau chief has been detained for nine months and held in the notorious Evin prison.
Potty humor! A condom in a key chain with the slogan: "Weapon of mass protection." The goal is to use laughter to change attitudes. And there's even a study to prove that it works.
In a speech last week, James Comey appeared to suggest that Poles had been complicit in the Holocaust. Polish leaders, who have long recoiled at that assertion, demanded an apology.
It would be the former Heisman winner's fourth NFL team. The New York Jets released Tebow in the spring of 2013; later that same year, he was cut by the New England Patriots.
A 12-country trade agreement hinges on negotiations between Japan and the United States.
Three cats died after their owners used an anti-inflammatory cream used to treat arthritis. The Food and Drug Administration warns to keep drugs away from pets; a tiny bit can be toxic.
In a memo to staff, editor in chief Ben Smith acknowledged that the site had deleted more than 1,000 posts — three of them after complaints from advertisers. Gawker first reported on the deletions.
The elite athlete will likely finish the 26.2-mile course a little after noon ET. Although last year's marathon went off safely, security is tight.
With 28 survivors reported and 24 bodies recovered, only a fraction of the hundreds of people who were reportedly on board are accounted for.
The arrests follow a joint task force's inquiry into young people who have left Minnesota's Twin Cities to join terrorist groups such as ISIS and al-Shabab.
The Democrat and former governor of Maryland spoke to NPR about Hillary Clinton, Republican economic theory and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.
Activists say that about 175,000 students have refused to take federally mandated tests this week.
Researchers at Purdue are using software to mine tweets for data that can help warn that a dangerous storm is approaching. But the data may not always be reliable and analyzing it can be tricky.
Billboard. Mo Money. Lady Gaga. Cinderella. Those are just a few of the unusual English names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to help change that.
You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.
The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound from the spill's impact.
Homeopathy's popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the FDA is reconsidering how the agency regulates homeopathic remedies.