‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Reportedly Earned $160 Million At The Box Office, Despite Aurora, Colorado, Shooting
The Dark Knight Rises has been the most hotly anticipated blockbuster film of the summer, but its opening weekend was marred by a horrific shooting spree at a movie theater that left 12 dead and 58 injured in Aurora, Colo. Nonetheless, sources said its box-office take has been at least $160 million.
The NCAA said Sunday it will hold a news conference Monday morning to announce what were described as “corrective and punitive measures” against Penn State.
In the old days of Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), the party of President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto, a systemic culture of government corruption ensured that the drug cartels would be more or less left alone in exchange for hefty bribes at multiple levels, and as the drugs flowed north into the U.S. there was relatively little violence.
Machine guns rattled overnight in Syria's largest city, Aleppo, 220 miles north of Damascus, which itself is seeing an escalation of fighting.
Windows Phone 8 Release Date Revealed? Late 2012 Says Source, Who Lists Other Microsoft Launches To Expect
Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 8, will launch in the fall, and it looks like the company is rolling out a brand new smartphone to go with it. Windows Phone 8 is rumored for a November 2012 release date, along with various other launches from the company.
Nasrallah – who finds himself increasingly isolated in the Middle East – must realize that Wednesday’s bombing in Damascus which killed three of Assad’s top lieutenants, poses grave danger to his organization.
A senior Iraqi official told the New York Times that all four of the country's crossings into Syria have now been closed, because the rebels have seized the Syrian sides of them.
U.S. officials said Thursday the suicide bomber responsible for a deadly attack on Israeli vacationers in Bulgaria was a member of a Hezbollah cell that was operating in the country and looking for such targets, backing Israel’s assertions.
Tom Davis, the beloved comedic writer from the early days of Saturday Night Live, died at the age of 59 on Thursday.
In an echo from the final weeks of Saddam Hussein's reign in Iraq in 2003, Syrian President Bashar al Assad has reportedly retreated to his tribal homeland as rebels advance on Damascus.
Israel accused Iran of carrying out a bomb attack that killed six people on a bus carrying Israeli tourists at a Bulgarian airport Wednesday, and vowed a stern response to Iranian terror.
The dominant European soccer franchise is coming to the U.S. market for help paying off a huge debt that has yet to hurt the team's success on the field.
Pressed by foreign creditors to produce 11.5 billion euros in spending cuts in 2013 and 2014, Greek leaders said Wednesday they had identified areas that could be trimmed.
A dramatic photo of the thunderstorm that descended on New York City Wednesday was allegedly taken by a passenger on a flight over Queens. Is it real?
The company that developed the first commercially available DVR announced on Tuesday that it is purchasing TRA, Inc., a marketing and analytics company whose products help advertisers know which TV commercials are the most effective based on consumers' shopping habits.
The deaths of major Syrian military leaders in a spectacular strike on the capital are tipping the playing field, but don't expect the conflict to end anytime soon.
The nascent U.S. housing recovery could be concealing another financial time bomb: home equity loans.
Yemen is going through a difficult political transition after the ouster of president Ali Abdallah Saleh, but that isn't as bad as its humanitarian crisis
The Knicks will not match the Rockets' offer and Jeremy Lin will go to Houston.
The Boy Scouts of America reaffirmed Tuesday its policy to exclude gays from joining or being leaders.
For fans of the DreamWorks Animation brand, there is a certain somber irony in its bid to acquire a catalog of pop-culture relics. The company, founded in 1994 out of a merger between DreamWorks SKG and Pacific Data Images, built its name on inventive storytelling and original offerings such as Antz, Shark Tale and Kung Fu Panda.
On Tuesday, The National Geographic Channel will premiere American Gypsies, which purportedly aims to refute common myths about gypsies.
With last week's hubbub over Condoleezza Rice as possible veep, you may have missed how a House Republican group took legislative action to increase government subsidies to the one percent.
Assad May Use Chemical Weapons If Cornered, Says Defector After Reports That Syria Started Moving WMD
Closely following earlier reports that Syria had started moving some parts of its huge stockpile of chemical weapons out of storage, the most senior Syrian official to defect to the opposition has said that the Syrian regime will not hesitate to use chemical weapons in a last-ditch effort at survival.
Taliban Blocks Polio Vaccines In Remote Pakistan: Distrust Of West Puts Children's Health In Jeopardy
Taliban militants have threatened aid workers trying to administer the polio vaccine in Pakistan, putting the lives of 250,000 children in the remote regions of South and North Waziristan at immediate risk.
Margaret Sullivan, outgoing editor of the Warren Buffett-owned Buffalo News, brings 32 years of journalism experience to her new role as public editor of the New York Times (NYSE: NYT), as the Sulzberger family-controlled paper faces unprecedented financial challenges.
With more TV audiences viewing shows online, it makes sense creators are bypassing the traditional distribution medium and developing content expressly for the Web. Yet some might be surprised to find that film icon and veteran A-lister Tom Hanks is jumping on the bandwagon.
The internal memo, written by outgoing Executive Chairman Marcus Agius, added that customers, clients, shareholders and regulators all have a right to feel let down.
NBC News announced Sunday night that it had officially severed its online relationship with the Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) with respect to their joint news site MSNBC.com. NBC has acquired the MSNBC domain, paying Microsoft about $300 million for its stake in the site.
While plenty of lesser-known tech blogs have been reporting on the recent developments in the Apple world, major publications have been less enthusiastic about the news. On Sunday, however, the New York Times threw its weight behind rumors of a coming iPad with a 7.85-inch screen.