The National Security Agency gets billions of cellphone records worldwide a day and is tracking individuals worldwide, the Washington Post reported.
The more-than five billion records collected daily go into a database that stores the information.
The 71-year-old wife of an Ohio judge was arrested for allegedly poisoning and nearly killing her husband with antifreeze, police said. Police arrested Carla Rae Hague Monday and charged her with felonious assault, ABCNews.com reported Wednesday.
The body of a 44-year-old man was found under 50 tons of corn in Roy, Washington, police said. The silo fell Monday afternoon at Wilcox Farms and during that time damaged two other silos and filled the farm's business offices with corn, the Bellingham Herald reported Wednesday.
Indiana University Southeast was temporarily placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon following reports that a gunman had been spotted on the school's campus. Local radio station WFPL reports that those on the school's campus were urged to seek shelter until the situation was under control. An 'all clear' was given about an hour after reports of the gunman were issued.
Dominic Joyce, who is the manager of the John Lewis store in Cambridge, said he wanted to seek out the girl who signed her note "Faith," to thank her for the "adorable gesture" of mailing an apology letter and a $3.27 payment for the Christmas decoration she broke while visiting the store, the Mirror reported Thursday.
The former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela has passed away on Thursday at the age of 95, reports say. President Jacob Zuma made the televised announcement late Thursday.
Anti-apartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95 in his Houghton home surrounded by his wife and family, it was announced Thursday. South Africa's current President Jacob Zuma announced on national television that Mandela, also known affectionately as Tata Madiba, had "departed" and was at peace. Zuma urged all South African's to "recall the values fo
A majority of Americans expect the gridlock currently plaguing Washington to persist or potentially even get worse next year, according to the results of a United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll. The poll found that 57 percent of Americans think President Barack Obama and Congress have cooperated less than usual in 2013.
MSNBC host and commentator Martin Bashir has resigned in the wake of crude remarks he made about former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.
Last month, Palin compared federal over-spending to slavery. Her commentary sparked a harsh rebuke from Bashir, who called Palin a "world class idiot" while also suggesting...
Human rights group Amnesty International on Thursday posted satellite images of what it calls torture camps in North Korea.
Amnesty says the photos show new housing blocks and expansion of production facilities at Kwanliso 16, the largest political prison camp in North Korea.
"The gruesome reality...
After reporting a notable increase in new orders for U.S. manufactured goods in the previous month, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that orders pulled back by less than expected in October.
Reflecting upward revisions to private inventory investment and non-residential fixed investment, the Commerce Department released a report on Thursday showing that U.S. economic activity grew by much more than previously estimated in the third quarter of 2013.
The Commerce Department said U.S. gross domestic product increased by an upwardly revised 3.6 percent in the third quarter.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren will not run for the White House in 2016.
"I pledge to serve out my term," the Democrat said at a news conference in Boston, according to the Boston Globe. "I am not running for president."
The former academic known for her work as a consumer advocate before...
First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly showed a notable decrease in the week ended November 30th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, although the data was likely impacted by the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The report said initial jobless claims fell to 298,000, a decrease of 23,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 321,000.
The United States has transferred two Algerians, who have been detained for more than a decade in the military jail at Guantanamo Bay, to their home country.
Djamel Saiid Ali Ameziane and Bensayah Belkecem were designated for transfer after the interagency Guantanamo Review Task Force conducted a...