Articles by Luke Villapaz
- Phoenix Coyotes Goalie Mike Smith Scores A 'Goalie Goal'
October 20 2013 12:42 PM
Mike Smith, goaltender for the Phoenix Coyotes scored a "goalie goal" on Saturday night, solidifying a 5-2 victory against the Detroit Red Wings. Watch the stunning moment here.
- Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Warns Against Easing Iranian Sanctions
October 20 2013 11:40 AM
On NBC News' "Meet the Press," the Israeli hard-liner outlines his reasons for skepticism. Watch the interview here.
- PS4 To Cost $R 4,000 In Brazil, Gamers Outraged
October 17 2013 10:52 AM
Video game aficionados reacted with outrage after Sony Brazil announced the price of the PlayStation 4 (PS4) there will be much higher than the U.S. price.
- US Senate Live Stream: Debt Ceiling Increase Debate
October 16 2013 12:45 PM
The Senate and then the House are set to vote tonight on a compromise proposal that would fund the government until Jan. 15.
- 7.2 Magnitude Philippines Earthquake: Aftermath In Pictures
October 15 2013 10:50 AM
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Tuesday morning, killing at least 93 people and causing extensive destruction in the islands of Bohol and Cebu.
- Sao Paulo Motorcycle Theft Foiled After Brazil Police Officer Shoots Thief
October 14 2013 2:09 PM
A video of a Brazilian robber being shot after trying to steal a motorcycle in broad daylight went viral on Sunday.
- H.R. 368: The Little Rule Change By House GOP That Guaranteed A Shutdown
October 14 2013 10:38 AM
Questions on whether or not a government shutdown was actually avoidable have arisen after a video went viral.
- The Aftermath Of Tropical Cyclone Phailin In Photos
October 13 2013 3:07 PM
Tropical cyclone Phailin left 14 dead in India and a path of destruction in its wake. See the aftermath in photos here.
- Lagarde Says World Finance Ministers Show Growing Concern Over US Economy
October 13 2013 1:12 PM
The United States government shutdown has reached far beyond its borders. International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde appeared on "Meet the Press" to give her take on the situation.
- Panetta Says DC Hasn’t Learned Lessons Of Previous Shutdown
October 13 2013 12:16 PM
The former secretary of defense says national security is at risk.
- One Hundred Years Of US Debt-Ceiling Fights
October 11 2013 8:44 PM
The U.S. debt ceiling has existed only since 1917. In the 96 years since, the way it has been dealt with by the government has changed -- a lot.
- New York Comic Con Live Stream: Where And How To Watch Events And Panels From NYCC '13
October 10 2013 8:14 AM
A live stream will be provided for events and panels at New York Comic Con 2013. View the panel schedule and watch the NYCC '13 live stream here.
- Jon Stewart Destroys Kathleen Sebelius During 'Daily Show' Interview On Obamacare
October 08 2013 11:02 AM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart to promote Obamacare. What was waiting for her however was a scathing interview instead.
- Bikers Attack SUV: 3 Bikers Charged Since Attack On Alexian Lien
October 07 2013 2:23 PM
Three bikers have been charged by the NYPD in connection with the violent incident involving a motorcycle gang and an SUV on the Henry Hudson Parkway last week.
- Grand Prix Houston Crash Captured On Camera
October 07 2013 9:59 AM
Dario Franchitti and two other drivers were involved in a crash at the Grand Prix of Houston that injured 13 spectators and left Franchitti with a fractured ankle and two broken vertebrae.
- New York Comic Con 2013 Survival Guide: 7 Tips For Surviving NYCC 2013
October 06 2013 2:44 PM
New York Comic Con 2013 is this weekend. Here are our tips that will make NYCC a more pleasant experience.
- Miley Cyrus Parodies Government Shutdown On 'SNL'
October 06 2013 1:19 PM
Miley Cyrus appeared on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend in a skit parodying the federal government shutdown. Watch the video from "SNL" here.
- Rand Paul Blames Obama For ‘Unwillingness To Negotiate’
October 06 2013 12:15 PM
The U.S. senator from Kentucky says the president and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are the obstacles to ending the government shutdown.
- 6 Years Of The IPhone: Anatomy Of A Stunningly Successful Product Campaign
October 04 2013 11:55 AM
In six years Apple has gone from telling consumers how much they needed an iPhone to showing them how intrinsic it is to their lives.
- Bikers Attack SUV IN New York: Gruesome Photos Of Incident Emerge
October 02 2013 10:55 AM
New details and photos of an incident involving bikers attacking an SUV emerged on Tuesday after video capturing the altercation went viral.