McGinniss, who announced last year that he had been diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer, died from complications related to his disease. He died at a hospital in Worcester, Mass., Monday.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill late Monday making big changes in the military justice system to deal with sexual assault. The measure now goes to the House.
A new report by the Pew Research Center predicts that the Internet will magnify our awareness of the world, eliminate privacy and become as embedded in our lives as electricity is today.
Not everyone agrees that more U.S. natural gas exports would be an effective lever against Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Taxi companies have been vocal opponents of web-based "ride-share" services, which they say have an unfair advantage because they're playing by different rules.
Another $1.4 million in taxes and fees were collected from the sale of medical marijuana. This indicates that about $14 million worth of marijuana was sold during the first month of legalization.
There's much conjecture about what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared over the weekend. But planes can experience everything from bad weather to technical failures.
The soft drink giant is one of the few big U.S. firms with major investments in Russia. And the reasons why say a lot about why the U.S. has less leverage in Russia than it might like.
More people reported being covered by insurance they purchased themselves or by Medicaid. The percentage who said they were covered by employer plans fell slightly.
NASA needs Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station, and Russia needs NASA's money to help finance operations.
Technology talk is often focused on software and programs that run inside our devices. But a "maker movement" is driving interest toward making the physical devices themselves.
This is the first time prosecutors have directly linked Vincent Gray to the secret effort waged on his behalf in 2010. Gray is seeking a second term in office.
A Pew Study finds that the milliennial generation has a low level of social trust. There are several possible causes for this distrust, including a skewed social media culture and a faltering economy.
Nazario Moreno, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, is dead — again. He was wrongly confirmed dead in 2010, but now, Mexican authorities claim they know "100 percent" that they killed him.
On display at South by Southwest is an attempt to create the future of storytelling. HBO is working with Oculus — maker of virtual reality goggles — to put the audience right into Game of Thrones.
Before Secretary of State John Kerry agrees to visit Russia, the State Department says it wants to see concrete evidence that Russia's ready for serious discussions on ending the crisis in Ukraine.
U.S. astronaut Mike Hopkins is expected to land in Kazakhstan, and despite diplomatic tensions, the Russians plan to pick him up. It's another sign that U.S. and Russia remain tied at the hip in space.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden addressed the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, urging developers to build encryption systems to stifle government snooping.
In Ukraine, a dangerous "information war" is being waged by volunteers who are trying to win support in Crimea, where there is a near-total information blackout of pro-Ukrainian opinions.
As dozens of ships and aircraft search a widening swath of the Pacific Ocean, few details are known about the fate of a Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared Friday.