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Fitch Places U.S. Under Review For A Credit Downgrade

Fitch Places U.S. Under Review For A Credit DowngradeFitch Ratings, one of the big three credit ratings agencies, issued a warning shot today, saying that while it affirmed the United States' AAA credit rating, it was placing it on "rating watch negative."

Clicking The ‘Like’ Button Is Protected Speech, Court Rules

Clicking The ‘Like’ Button Is Protected Speech, Court RulesClicking the "Like" button on Facebook is tantamount to other forms of protected speech, a federal court decided on Wednesday.

It’s A Girl! New Panda Is Doing Fine, National Zoo Says

It’s A Girl! New Panda Is Doing Fine, National Zoo SaysThe giant panda cub born at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 23 is a girl, officials announced Thursday morning.

Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask Sparks Outrage, Apologies

Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask Sparks Outrage, Apologies"It was feeling like some kind of Klan rally." That's the reaction of spectator Perry Beam to Saturday's appearance at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo., of a rodeo clown wearing a mask meant to look like President Obama and what happened during his performance.

Reports: U.S. Files First Criminal Charges In Benghazi Attacks

Reports: U.S. Files First Criminal Charges In Benghazi AttacksCNN, The Wall Street Journal and NBC News are reporting that the United States has filed charges against a number of people suspected of orchestrating the attacks against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured By Earthquakes In China

Dozens Killed, Hundreds Injured By Earthquakes In ChinaThe death toll is climbing after two earthquakes that struck western China early Monday.

One Dead, Dozens Hurt In Louisiana Chemical Plant Explosion

One Dead, Dozens Hurt In Louisiana Chemical Plant ExplosionAn explosion touched off a fire at a Louisiana petrochemical plant, killing at least one person and injuring more than 70 others, officials say.

Tropical Storm Andrea Strengthens, Heads Toward Florida

Tropical Storm Andrea Strengthens, Heads Toward FloridaAndrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season, strengthened overnight and is forecast to make landfall along Florida's Big Bend area later today.

Microsoft Reveals New Xbox One Game System

Microsoft Reveals New Xbox One Game SystemMicrosoft unveiled its new Xbox One Tuesday, displaying a device that takes new steps in game consoles' journey to becoming all-purpose entertainment and communication devices.

Experts Marvel At How Cyberthieves Stole $45 Million

Experts Marvel At How Cyberthieves Stole $45 MillionWith a haul of $45 million, it's being billed as possibly the biggest cyber-heist in history. But in reality, experts and authorities say, it was thousands of small but highly coordinated thefts.