Articles by David Magee
- Northeast Snow on the Way: Boston, New York Likely to Get 1-4 Inches
February 10 2012 1:59 PM
Winter has been mild in the northeast this year, with warmer temperatures than average and far less snowfall than last year. But residents of the Northeast including major cities Boston and New York will get a reminder that winter isn't gone yet -- as an approaching system is expected to combine with another developing on and bring 1-4 inches of snow this weekend.
- Norovirus Outbreak Hits Crown Princess Cruise Ship -- Again
February 07 2012 6:51 PM
Passengers on the Crown Princess cruise ship are getting sick with novovirus again. The Crown Princess is returning to port for the second straight week following another novovirus outbreak on the cruise ship.
- How Jeremy Lin, New York Knicks Took Manhattan on a Saturday Night
February 04 2012 11:34 PM
I went to Madison Square Garden on a Saturday night out of boredom. Nothing more. Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks changed all that. But more about how that happened in a moment.
- Philippines Earthquake 2012: 5.6 Quake Shakes Eastern Coast, No Tsunami Warning Issued
February 04 2012 12:52 PM
The Philippines was shaken by a 5.6 magnitude earthquake early in 2012, as a quake struck off the island of Samar on Saturday.
- GMCR Stock Soars -- Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Jumps on Optimism, Results
February 02 2012 6:00 PM
Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ: GMCR) soared on Thursday, up 24 percent as K-Cup portion packs sales more than doubled in the latest quarter.
- One Million Birth Control Pills Packets Recalled by Pfizer
February 01 2012 7:49 AM
Pfizer said on Tuesday one million packets of birth control pills are being recalled in the U.S. because they weren't made with enough contraceptive to prevent pregnancy. Pfizer learned that the packets either contained too many active tablets or too few -- prompting the massive recall. The problem was caused by mechanical and visual inspection failures on the packaging line, according to The Associated Press.
- Djokovic-Nadal Australian Open Final 2012: Djokovic Wins Epic Battle
January 29 2012 9:53 AM
Novak Djokovic, the Australian Open defending champion, beat Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5. It was the third straight Grand Slam final for Djokovic against Nadal. Nadal, and Djokovic stripped off his shirt and thrust his hands upward to celebrate his continuing Grand Slam dominance as of late. It was his fifth major title.
- Twitter Recruitment Video Released: 'The Future is You!' [VIDEO]
January 28 2012 5:30 PM
More than 218,000 people have already viewed the best/worst Twitter recruitment video the social media company released on Friday. The job recruitment video titled At Twitter, The Future is You! is called by the company a hackweek project: make the best/worst recruiting video of all time. Done.
- Demi Moore 911 Call: 10 Things to Know
January 28 2012 3:16 PM
The tape of the Demi Moore 911 call from the actresses' home Monday night has been released, and it appears the situation more more serious than her publicist initially related. The Los Angeles Fire Department released the tape of the 911 call, made by a friend as the 49-year-old Moore was apparently in a medical emergency. Moore's friends were trying to summon an ambulance to her Beverly Hills home.
- Asteroid 2012 BX34 Misses Earth [VIDEO]
January 28 2012 9:27 AM
The asteroid 2012 BX34 passed within 36,750 miles of Earth at 10:30 a.m. ET on Friday. That was its closest approach. The small asteroid, about 37 feet wide, would have broken up in the Earth's atmosphere before it could have made impact anyway, so it never really posed a threat, according to NASA.
- Oral Roberts' Gay Grandson Speaks Out (VIDEO)
January 28 2012 8:32 AM
Oral Roberts' gay grandson is speaking out, launching a gay agenda tour across the Bible Belt -- making stops with his The Gay Agenda performance art piece in places like Jackson, Mississippi, Omaha, Nebraska and Birmingham, Alabama.
- Jim Carrey's Daughter on American Idol: 'Something to Talk About' (VIDEOS)
January 24 2012 9:01 PM
Actor Jim Carrey's daughter made the cut on American Idol, singing Something to Talk About. She's given viewers something to talk about all right, as some are wondering if Jane Carrey got special treatment on Sunday night's special San Diego episode. She got a ticket to Hollywood, singing Bonnie Raitt's Let's Give Them Something to Talk About.
- Meet Thorsten Heins: New Research in Motion CEO [VIDEO]
January 24 2012 11:45 AM
Thorsten Heins was named the new CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) on Monday. He replaced co-CEO's of RIM Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie who resigned from their posts on Saturday.
- Japan Earthquake 2012: Study Warns of Major Tokyo Quake
January 24 2012 8:35 AM
Japan has already suffered one earthquake in 2012. But the New Year's Day rumble caused little damage because it was centered deep below the surface. A new study warns, however, that the Tokyo region has a 70 percent chance of experiencing a major earthquake within four years.
- State of the Union Address 2012: Live Stream Available (VIDEO)
January 23 2012 9:30 PM
President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address 2012 on Tuesday night and a live stream is available online. The State of the Union Address will be delivered on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 9 p.m. EST in the chamber of the United States House of Representatives. The theme is, America Built to Last.
- IRS Where's My Refund 2012? Find it Here
January 23 2012 8:06 PM
Where's my refund? The IRS knows, of course, since millions is owed to taxpayers by the federal government in refunds. That's why it's time to check out the IRS' where's my refund site in 2012.
- New RIM CEO Heins Takes Control of Sinking Ship
January 23 2012 5:40 PM
Here's a good one you may not have heard unless you are a (disgruntled) Research in Motion investor. It's about new Research in Motion (RIM) CEO Thorsten Heins, and his insistence that there will be no drastic change at the struggling maker of BlackBerry.
- Who is Saul Alinsky? Newt Gingrich Knows...
January 22 2012 7:49 PM
Who is Saul Alinksy? Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich knows. And, Gingrich thinks, Democratic President Barack Obama does, too. Gingrich, who won the South Carolina Republican primary on Saturday, has repeatedly invoked Alinsky's name recently.
- Steven Tyler National Anthem Before Ravens-Patriots Game Causes Stir (VIDEO)
January 22 2012 5:25 PM
Steven Tyler apparently messed up the national anthem before the Ravens-Patroits game in the NFL AFC Championship on Sunday.
- Joe Pa Death: Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Joe Paterno Funeral
January 22 2012 4:58 PM
The controversial Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas is at it again. Now, the church said it will picket the funeral of the legendary Joe Pa -- longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno who died on Sunday morning.