Erin Jones

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Week's Best Space Pictures: A Star Pulses, a Hurricane Rages, and a Planet Sucks

Astronomers catch the blue light from a pulsar, a hurricane makes landfall, and an exoplanet sucks the life out of its star in the week's best space pictures.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. LG G3

Size<p>The Galaxy Note 4 lives up to its phablet moniker a bit more than the LG G3 does. Not only does the Note have a bigger screen, but it's about 5 …

Gear & Gadgets

11 Signs the Person Texting You Is Drunk

Go home, texters. You're drunk.<p>Your phone buzzing in the middle of the night might send you into panic mode, but don't fret. There are plenty of ways …

Miley Cyrus Makes a Topless Statement at Alexander Wang's After-Party

From the editors of ELLE.com, the pop star joins the "Free the Nipple" movement.<p>Yesterday, New York was hot. Like really really <i>really</i> hot. But since fashion week and fashion people won't be held back by a little thing like weather, show goers traipsed around in full fall regalia looking sweaty, but …

Has DNA Evidence Finally Uncovered The Identity Of Jack The Ripper?

After years of investigations, guesses, and suspicions about the identity of Jack The Ripper, we may finally have a concrete answer thanks to DNA testing. The legendary murderer has remained a mysterious member of the cultural landscape for years, surviving as the great unknown boogeyman from the …

James Foley's parents call him a 'martyr for freedom' and say 'he's in heaven'

Diane Foley, the journalist's mother, called his murder 'just evil' and in a heartfelt tribute the journalist's parents called on Islamic State to 'spare the innocents'<p><b>• Latest developments following beheading of James Foley</b><p>The family of James Foley called him a "martyr for freedom" and appealed …

Family of Corvette driver killed on live TV gets $5 million from L.A.

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5 million settlement with the family of a National Guard veteran who officers fatally shot at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown Los Angeles.<p>The settlement comes in the case of Brian Newt Beaird, 51, whose chase last December was …

British couple walled into French home by 'neighbours from hell'

Villagers in Brugairolles tear down wall blocking the front door and windows of elderly couple John and Faith Dyson which was erected over land dispute<p>A British couple's dream of a quiet retirement in the sun of southern France turned into a nightmare when their neighbours walled them into their …

Middle Age

Ebola Treatment May Emerge From Drug For Another Virus

With the latest outbreak of Ebola in western African claiming more than 1,200 lives since March, any advances on the treatment front are welcome—even …

Disease

Associated Press News

American couple arrested in killing of woman's mother in Bali on suicide watch, lawyer says

An American couple arrested in Indonesia on suspicion of murdering the woman's mother and stuffing her body into a suitcase at a resort hotel are being held under a suicide watch, their appointed lawyer said Wednesday.<p>Haposan Sihombing, an Indonesian lawyer assigned to the couple by Bali police, …

Rescuers comb Japan landslide site

<b>Rescuers are still combing through the site of a landslide triggered on Wednesday by torrential rain in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture.</b><p>At least 39 people are now known to have died and rescue teams are working to find more survivors.<p>The landslide happened in a residential area near a mountain in the …

Natural Disasters

Record drought saps California honey production

LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.<p>The state is traditionally one of the country's largest honey producers, with abundant crops and wildflowers that provide the nectar that bees …

Airlines monitor possible volcanic activity in Iceland

Airlines are keeping an eye on possible volcanic activity in Iceland, after a previous eruption there in 2010 caused massive flight disruptions. But simmering seismic activity around the Bárdarbunga volcano hasn't yet altered flights.<p>"We've been aware of the reported increasing potential of …

Last 4 hostages freed in suburban Chicago standoff

HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police say began as a robbery attempt.<p>Two women and two children were freed …

Rising danger prompted U.S. effort to rescue James Foley, other hostages

The United States sent a team of special operation forces to Syria this summer to try to rescue American journalist<p>James Foleyand other hostages held by Islamic militants, U.S. officials said Wednesday.<p>"The U.S. government had what we believed was sufficient intelligence, and when the opportunity …

Hackers Reportedly Exploited Heartbleed Bug to Steal 4.5 Million Patient Records

The hackers who stole 4.5 million patient records from an American hospital network might have exploited the infamous Heartbleed bug to carry out the …

PayPal One Touch Coming Soon to Simplify In-App Mobile Purchases

PayPal has introduced One Touch, a new system which aims to simplify the process of buying products on our smartphones, by reducing the amount of …

FinTech