William Alcock

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Rebels seize northwest Syrian town as government retaliates

BEIRUT (AP) — Hard-line Syrian rebel groups seized a strategic town Saturday in northwestern Syria, sending government troops fleeing after intense …

The Pinnacle of Pasta: The Top 9 Plates of Pasta in Rome

The top plates of pasta in Rome, from cult classics to signature dishes.<p>A decent carbonara is pretty easy to come by in Rome. But no one visits the Italian capital in search of a merely passable pasta dish. After several thousand Roman restaurant meals over the past dozen years—including more …

Sophia Bush Speaks of Heartbreak as Ex-Boyfriend Is First American Confirmed Dead in Nepal Earthquake

The death toll has risen to more than 1,300 in Nepal after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake destroyed the capital of Katmandu early Saturday, according to …

April 2015

A change in Facebook’s top paid execs speaks volumes about the company’s priorities

Facebook’s top product person has displaced the top sales person in the company’s ranking of its highest paid executives.<p>Chris Cox, Facebook’s chief product officer, made his debut appearance on the company’s proxy statement today, with a total 2014 compensation package worth $12.47 million.<p>He took …

Baltimore Freddie Gray protests turn violent as police and crowds clash

'Freddie Gray was me': frustration with police simmers after death in Baltimore<p>Read more<p>At least a dozen protesters were arrested in Baltimore on Saturday evening after peaceful demonstrations over the death of Freddie Gray were followed by clashes with police in riot gear and scattered …

Google Introduces Its Project Fi Wireless Service

Project Fi is the latest venture introduced by Google that aims to reinvent the wireless<p>Project Fi is the latest venture introduced by Google that aims to reinvent the wireless experience. As you may well know, network strength is determined by location. For example, at home your Wi-Fi may be the …