- There are plenty of former Romney rivals who will not get official speeches. Here's a rundown of the also-rans who won't be striding into the Republican Party's quadrennial spotlight.
- Unlike the FEC, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is making moves to uncover the financial sources of several dark money groups.
- "Glee's" Chris Colfer has just begun his literary career, but he's already planning on exploring new genres. Colfer's first novel, a middle-grade fantasy titled "The Land of Stories," was released on July 17 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list. Now Colfer will turn his attention to young adult books. The 22-year old actor will release "Struck By Lightening - The Carson Phillips Journal," a novelization of his film "Struck By Lightening"
- Internet Archive, a non-profit project established to act as online library for digital information has to date promoted nearly a petabyte data of content via the controversial file-sharing site, BitTorrent.
- Almost every major news outlet has said Apple plans to slim down its traditional dock connector -- the outlet for connecting the iPhone to power sources, devices, utilities, and other accessories -- from 30 pins to either 19 pins, or possibly even just nine pins. Whatever the size is, it's getting smaller; one question still left unanswered, on the other hand, is whether or not the new dock connector will be MagSafe.
- The New York Times Co. is close to a deal to sell its About.com division for $270 million, a move that would shed another non-core asset.
- Kevin Hart was announced as the next host of the MTV Video Music Awards Wednesday when he appeared in a short video with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. The comedian could be one of the best VMAs hosts since the award show featured Chris Rock.
- Clashes in the Sinai Peninsula have rumors swirling in Egypt, Israel and Palestine.
Let Them Eat Cake: Cost Of North Korean Leader’s Wife’s Dior Handbag Equal To Annual Income Of Average CitizenAmnesty International believes 1-million North Koreans have died of starvation since the 1990s, while millions more remain malnourished.
- Judith Crist, one of America's most popular movie critics for decades, died Tuesday at her New York home at age 90.
- The S&P 500 rose above 1,400 for the first time since May 3 behind further calls for another central bank stimulus and hopes that the European Central Bank will take action.
Tennis Star Serena Williams' Crip Walk After Historic Win Causes Controversy; Other Athletes Who Dance After Victorious Wins [PHOTOS]On Sunday, tennis legend Serena Williams made history not only as the second woman to complete a career Golden Slam, but also as the first woman to do the crip walk after a historic win.
- Sunday's Olympic Games saw several stunning performances, as Usain Bolt, Andy Murray, and more stunned audiences and secured their places at the 2012 London Games.
- President Obama is one of the youngest presidents in history, coming in only behind Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and Bill Clinton. The 44th president is spending his birthday golfing and having dinner with the first lady at Camp David. He'll attend fundraising events across the country in the next few days in an attempt to make sure this won't be his last birthday in the White House.
Remember ‘Three’s Company’? The Anodyne Sitcom's Stage Parody Is Somehow At The Center Of A Battle Over Fair UseOn opening night, producers of "3C" received a cease-and-desist letter from Kenyon & Kenyon, the law firm representing DLT Entertainment, the distribution company for the popular 1977-1984 ABC sitcom "Three's Company." Charging that playwright David Adjmi had infringed on its copyright, DLT demanded that the playwright cease further performances.
- The pressures on the Washington Post Co., the sixth-largest U.S. newspaper group by circulation, are twofold: the erosion in advertising and circulation revenue of its print properties, and the plunging profit of Kaplan, its for-profit education division, as the federal government enacts more regulations.