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Kittens Packed Into Cardboard Box, Shipped to Cable Company

Two newborn kittens are recovering at a Humane Society facility after they were accidentally packed into a cardboard box in Los Angeles and shipped to a cable company in San Diego.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:36:41 GMT
Would Your Kitchen Pass a Health Inspection?

These six common mistakes in your kitchen at home would be considered major health violations in a restaurant.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:21:24 GMT
Kansas City Highway Shootings Suspect in Custody: Police

Police in Kansas City, Mo., tweeted Thursday that they had taken into custody a suspect in connection to a string of at least a dozen linked highway shootings in the area since March 8.Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte tweeted that with little additional information.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:21:24 GMT
Behind the Lens: Iconic Photo from the Boston Marathon Attack

Boston Globe staff photographer John Tlumacki takes us behind the lens of his camera and explains the photograph he took one year ago at the Boston Marathon.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:05:53 GMT
California FedEx and Tour Bus Crash 911 Calls Released

The 911 calls to the California Highway Patrol immediately after last week's deadly crash between a FedEx truck and a college tour bus full of high schoolers were released on Thursday and include one particularly frantic excerpt from a disoriented student."Hi, um, I was in a car accident.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:05:51 GMT
'The Rules Be Damned': Translating Vladimir Putin on Ukraine

Now more than ever, the world is watching what Vladimir Putin has to say. But his words sometimes have only a casual relationship with reality. The true meaning of the Russian president lies beneath the surface.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:05:50 GMT
All the Joe You Can Drink for $45/Month; There's an App for That

New Yorkers can get a subscription for their caffeine addiction and for now, its free.A startup and app called "CUPS" gives subscribers unlimited coffee or tea for $45 a month at dozens of independent coffee shops in Manhattan and around the boroughs.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:52 GMT
New Feature Lets Your Facebook Friends Know When You're Nearby

You Like the photos of your friends babies, comment on their status updates and tag yourself in their photos. Now you can find out where they are IRL (in real life, duh) with Nearby Friends, launched on Thursday by Facebook.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:52 GMT
In This Bug Species, the Females Wear the Penises

Females with penislike genitals and males with vaginalike organs are cases of a new extreme reversal of sex roles researchers have discovered in little-known cave insects.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:51 GMT
Pope Francis Washes, Kisses Feet in Holy Thursday Ritual

ROME Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 disabled and elderly people Thursday women and non-Catholics among them in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a "slave.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:51 GMT
Lady Gaga is Going on Tour with a Hologram

Meet Hatsune Miku, a 16-year-old performer with a string of hits in Japan and her own devoted following. She is opening for Lady Gagas ARTPOP Ball tour in May and she would probably be excited about it if she was a living, breathing human being.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:51 GMT
2.7 Million-Year-Old Soil Found Deep Beneath Greenland's Ice

Buried thousands of feet under Summit, the highest point on Greenland's ice sheet, is a soil born before humans walked the earth. The 2.7-million-year-old silt is a remnant of the verdant tundra that covered Greenland before it was entombed in ice, researchers report Thursday in the journal Science.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:51 GMT
'Orange is the New Black' Releases New Drama-Packed Trailer

Piper and her inmate pals are still behind bars, and things are just as emotional as ever. Take a peek at the new season.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:50 GMT
Sneaky NYC Cabbie Accused of Avoiding 3,000 Bridge Tolls

He is accused of costing the MTA more than $28,000 in lost revenue.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:50 GMT
Group Makes Stem Cells Using Clone Technique

Researchers say they have made powerful stem cells from both young and old adults using cloning techniques, and also found clues about why it is so difficult to do this with human beings.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:50 GMT
Four New 'Killer Sponges' Discovered in Pacific

They don't have gaping maws or fearsome talons. But don't be fooled. These sponges though they look like fuzzy twigs are killers.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:49 GMT
Brutish and Short? DNA 'Switch' Sheds Light on Neanderthals

How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84 percent identical genetically?

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:48 GMT
Little Improvement in Food Poisoning, CDC Says

The nations food poisoning problem hasnt gotten better since 2006, a disappointing trend for health experts who had hoped to budge the more than 19,000 cases, 4,200 hospitalizations and 80 deaths reported in the U.S. each year.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:48 GMT
FDA Warns of Cancer Risk in Fibroid Procedure

The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a device-assisted procedure for treating growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:47 GMT
Water and Sewer Can Help Detroit Exit Bankruptcy, Judge Says

Detroit may be crumbing, but the city's water and sewer system just might be a way to help the bankrupt city pay down some of its $18 billion debt.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:34:46 GMT
A Blood Moon Over Bluebonnets: The Lunar Eclipse in Texas

Photographer Mike Mezeul II produced this composite time lapse image of the lunar eclipse over a bluebonnet field in Ennis, Texas on April 15. Mezeul photographed the eclipse in 10 minutes intervals, spending a total of seven hours in the field capturing the moon's transitions.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:03:46 GMT
Oops! Well-Meaning Mom Accidentally Steals Car

When Nekisia Davis asked her mom to move her car and her friends' cars, she didn't expect that she would accidentally move the wrong car.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:48:09 GMT
Holy Sawdust Carpet Breaks World Record in Guatemala

Volunteers worked to make a traditional Guatemalan sawdust carpet in Guatemala City on Thursday.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:48:08 GMT
Student Ate More Pot Than Recommended: Police

A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony ate more than the recommended serving of a marijuana cookie, police reports show.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:48:07 GMT
Flower Power: Workers Pluck Petals From Millions of Tulips

Tens of millions of bulbs are planted and bloom annually across hundreds of acres at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Washington state.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:32:33 GMT