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Murdoch: MySpace failure was my fault

Murdoch: MySpace failure was my fault

MySpace could have been as big as Facebook or YouTube -- and Rupert Murdoch blames himself. "We just messed it up," Murdoch said at the Wall Street Journal Digital Conference in Laguna Beach, Calif.

Serial rapist captured

Accused serial rapist Gregory Lewis is behind bars following a nationwide manhunt.
Verizon's new tech site bans stories

Verizon's new tech site bans stories

Verizon's new tech site SugarString.com boasts that it will publish "thoughtful tech-focused stories that track humanity's climb towards the new next."

Deputy shoots deputy

The Santa Fe County, New Mexico deputy accused of shooting and killing a fellow deputy is expected to appear in court for the first time in Las Cruces on Wednesday.
Costco isn't the only store closed on Thanksgiving day

Costco isn't the only store closed on Thanksgiving day

Once upon a time, you could eat Thanksgiving dinner without worrying whether you might miss a doorbuster deal.

Rocket loss: what went wrong?

The launchpad at Wallops Island, Virginia looks like a bomb struck, and in a way it did when something went wrong on the Antares rocket launch that ended in a spectacular explosion Tuesday evening.
Taylor Swift's new single to benefit NYC schools

Taylor Swift's new single to benefit NYC schools

Taylor Swift bought a $20 million townhouse in Manhattan this year, and it seems like she really wants her new home town to like her.

Indoor tanning: college health hazard?

A new study finds 12-percent of the top colleges and universities in the United States have tanning facilities located right on campus.
State of Maine, nurse who went to Africa at odds over Ebola quarantine

State of Maine, nurse who went to Africa at odds over Ebola quarantine

Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- in the middle of Maine.
Police: Woman beat mom with hammer, frying pan in murder attempt

Police: Woman beat mom with hammer, frying pan in murder attempt

 A York County woman is behind bars after police say she beat her mother with a hammer and a frying pan in an attempt to kill her.
Missing Denver Broncos fan found safe

Missing Denver Broncos fan found safe

Paul Kitterman, a Denver Broncos fan who disappeared during a game five days ago, has been found and is safe, the Denver Police Department tweeted Tuesday night. Kitterman was located some 112 miles away in Pueblo, Colorado.
Marine receives a new home upon return from deployment

Marine receives a new home upon return from deployment

 A United States Marine and single father who proudly served the country was honored on Tuesday with a brand new home.

Rocket contracted by NASA explodes into fireball. What happened?

 When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.
Gohmert appalled at Obama Administration’s choice to treat non-citizens with Ebola in US

Gohmert appalled at Obama Administration’s choice to treat non-citizens with Ebola in US

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement today concerning the breaking news that the Obama Administration is planning to treat non-U.S. citizens infected with Ebola in the United States:
Buffalo Wild Wings hikes prices

Buffalo Wild Wings hikes prices

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Your Sunday football party is about to get more expensive. In its earnings release Monday, Buffalo Wild Wings said it plans to hike menu prices by an average of 3% at the end of November.