New Movies: ‘The Smurfs 2,’ ‘2 Guns’
The summer movie season rumbles into August with the release of an animated sequel about essence-filled tiny blue creatures, plus an action-thriller starring two of Hollywood's biggest names.
Bradley Manning Acquitted of Aiding Enemy, Guilty of Espionage and Other Charges
Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private who leaked classified documents to the website Wikileaks in 2010, was acquitted Tuesday of aiding the enemy, the most serious of the many charges brought against him. He will still go to jail, though, likely for a very long time, because he was convicted of num…
Dozens of Explosions at Florida Propane Plant Injure 8, Including 5 Critically
Late Monday night, a series of explosions rocked the Blue Rhino LP gas plant in Tavares, Florida, injuring eight workers, five of them critically.
FBI Busts Massive Child-Prostitution Ring, Rescues 105 Missing Kids
The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Monday that it executed an extensive operation over the weekend that led to the arrest of 150 people on child-prostitution charges and the rescue of 105 children.
New Movies: ‘The Wolverine,’ ‘The To-Do List’
This weekend, a beloved comic-book character who isn't Superman or an Avenger returns to screens. On the other end of the cinema spectrum is a coming-of-age comedy set in the glory days of the early 1990s.
High-Speed Train Derails in Spain, Killing 78, Injuring Many More
A high-speed train in northwestern Spain derailed Wednesday night, killing 78 passengers and injuring at least 140 more, including five Americans.
NYC Mayoral Candidate Caught Sexting (Again), Vows to Stay in Race
Anthony Weiner, the former congressman who resigned in disgrace after lewd photos he had sent to young women were publicly exposed, held a press conference Tuesday in Manhattan where he admitted that he had basically done that exact same thing all over again, even after promising he wouldn't.
Aurora Theater Shooting Survivors Get Married Exactly One Year Later
Exactly one year to the day after one of the most horrific mass shootings ever in America, two survivors of that awful tragedy got married. Eugene Han, 21, and Kirstin Davis, 22, tied the knot in that same town this past Saturday, in the presence of friends and family.
New Movies: ‘Turbo,’ ‘The Conjuring,’ ‘R.I.P.D.,’ ‘Red 2′
Four major new releases hit theaters this weekend, spanning multiple genres and targeting very different audiences. Hooray for variety!
Rolling Stone Puts Boston Marathon Bomber on Cover, Lots of Folks Not Happy About It [UPDA…
Alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhohkar Tsarnaev will be on the cover of next month's Rolling Stone. The decision has sparked a great deal of controversy, with many condemning the magazine for glamorizing the suspected terrorist.
George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty in Death of Trayvon Martin
A six-person jury comprised of all women in Florida found George Zimmerman not guilty in the killing of Trayvon Martin on Saturday after more than 16 hours of deliberation over two days.
New Movies: ‘Pacific Rim,’ ‘Grown Ups 2′
Two wildly different offerings hit theaters this weekend. The first is a sci-fi/action/thriller about monsters fighting giant robots; the other is the sequel to a surprisingly successful comedy featuring a set of four men acting like children.