Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.
The games are just a week away, and enthusiasm is low. Stadiums aren’t finished, infrastructure is incomplete, and there have been protests. According to one Brazilian soccer fan, “We didn’t deliver.”
The football league says the 2016 championship will depart from tradition by not using the Roman numeral L (50) because it doesn’t work well on the logo.
By testing for radiation, detectives showed that wine bottles purportedly from Thomas Jefferson’s collection were fake. And with wine fraud rising, authentication is getting even more sophisticated.
People are less likely to seek shelter or otherwise prepare for storms given female names, researchers say. As a result, such storms result in nearly twice as many deaths as those with male names.
The number is in line with what military officials had asked for. The United States’ will end its war in Afghanistan in 2014 and expects most of that residual force to be out of the country by 2016.
Commentator and high school student fashionista Lauren Padilla is wrapping up her junior year at Longmeadow High. The tradition is, juniors can attend the senior prom. But, for her, there would be no bigger nightmare.
There are about 5 million searches for lyrics every day on Google. Who gets paid when people look up lyrics online?
Artwork from the iconic Dick and Jane series was auctioned off earlier this week. Baby boomers well-remember these elementary school primers – some wistfully and some not so much.
As Ilan Stavans sees it, the late author changed the literary world and maybe Latin America itself.
A standoff over sovereignty of the Senkakus, also claimed by China — which calls the chain Diaoyu — has been a source of deep tension between the two countries in recent years.
NPR examines previously undisclosed financial records from Daystar Television. Those files raise issues as basic as the definition of “church” and as a grand as the role of government in religion.
In a rebuke of Moscow, the 193-member body votes to condemn Russia’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula.
Juarez, Mexico — terrifyingly violent a few years ago — is quieter now. But life there is still difficult for many, and some say the crime hasn’t quite gone away.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair had been accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate. He struck a deal to plead guilty to lesser charges. He was not demoted.