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Microsoft gives developers preview of Windows 8

by Kelly MacNeil on September 14, 2011

In the hopes of re-establishing itself among the software giants, Microsoft recently unveiled its latest operating system, Windows 8, that offers users both touch-screen capabilities as well as traditional computer characteristics. The versatility offered by the OS may prove to be a smart move for the company, especially as it tries to keep up with […]

President Barack Obama is set to give a speech to the nation on Thursday, and several Democratic sources have said that he will discuss a new plan to inject $300 billion in order to stabilize the struggling economy, according to CNN. Additionally, sources say that the plan will be centered on targeted tax cuts as […]

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NYC Labor Day weekend filled with violence

by Jorge Hernandez on September 6, 2011

In New York City, more than 48 people were shot over labor day weekend, eight of whom were killed. Several of the shootings took place during the annual Caribbean-themed festival which takes place in Brooklyn, according to Fox News. "It was a bad weekend, no question about that," mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg […]

David Berkowitz, a convicted serial killer who is serving time for a string of murders in New York City in the 1970s, recently wrote a letter to Fox News discussing his upcoming parole date. According to the letter, Berkowitz, who is also known as the Son of Sam, stated that he will not be seeking […]

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Murdoch and son called before Parliament

by Adam Russett on July 14, 2011

The phone hacking scandal that caused media mogul Rupert Murdoch to close the British tabloid News of the World, prompted a series of revelations that has left many wondering how involved the News Corp. owner was in the illicit tactics. So much so, in fact, that he and his son, James, have been called to […]

Doctors in Spain completed what is believed to be the first ever double leg transplant earlier this morning, and are now waiting to see whether or not the nerves will grow, the Daily Mail reports. The surgery took 14 hours to complete, and doctors at La Fe Hospital in Valencia worked overnight to finish the […]

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Embroiled in a crisis, News of the World runs last issue

by Jorge Hernandez on July 11, 2011

Mired in controversy, the News of the World bid farewell to readers with its final edition on Sunday. Despite the closing of the popular newspaper, the phone-hacking scandal that caused its demise is still having far-reaching ramifications as Rupert Murdoch attempts to mitigate the growing crisis. According to The Associated Press, there have been a […]

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Fox News Politics Twitter account hacked

by Kelly MacNeil on July 5, 2011

Twitter followers of Fox News' politics account were in for a shock on Monday when they saw a series of tweets announcing President Barack Obama had been assassinated. Shortly after however, it was revealed the account had been hacked, leaving many to wonder who was responsible. According to the Associated Press, the first tweets made […]

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Glenn Beck says farewell to Fox News

by Shannon Harris on July 1, 2011

Glenn Beck said goodbye to his popular Fox News show Thursday evening, and by all accounts it was a relatively subdued farewell. The New York Times reports that the often-tearfull, always controversial host, took a few shots at the media and continually alluded to his next endeavor, an online TV show, but kept the theatrics […]