Alec Baldwin charged with assault in alleged parking dispute

Alec Baldwin was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly striking a man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot outside his New York...

Djokovic and Federer to meet in Paris Masters semi-final

US Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic is unbeaten in 21 matchesSecond...

Twitter removes thousands of accounts that tried to dissuade Democrats from voting – TechCrunch

Twitter has deleted thousands of automated accounts posting messages that tried to discourage and dissuade voters from casting their ballot in the upcoming election next week. Some 10,000 accounts were...

Author Elizabeth Kolbert on Her First Job

My grandfather was a refugee from Nazi Germany, but he had, as a kid, read these Westerns by a guy named Karl May. They’re very, very famous in Germany, and...

FDA OKs powerful opioid pill as alternative to IV painkiller

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals. The decision by the Food and Drug Administration came over objections from...

Trump brand takes another hit: Sears and Kmart

Nordstrom. Neiman Marcus. TJ Maxx. And now, Sears and Kmart. Sears Holdings, the company that owns retail...

Exclusive: Twitter deletes over 10,000 accounts that sought to discourage U.S. voting

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) deleted more than 10,000 automated accounts posting messages that discouraged people from voting in Tuesday’s U.S. election and wrongly appeared to be from Democrats,...

Employees protest handling of sexual misconduct

The demonstrations follow an outcry over a New York Times investigation that detailed years of sexual harassment allegations, multimillion-dollar severance packages for accused executives, and a lack of transparency over...

U.S. official denies report of possible China trade deal: CNBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Trump administration official on Friday dismissed as untrue a media report that U.S. President Donald Trump was readying a possible trade deal with China, a...

Russia halts release of Hollywood movie that shows Kremlin coup

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia blamed bureaucracy rather than censorship for a decision to halt the release of a Hollywood movie that tells the fictional story of U.S. troops rescuing a...