NEW YORK, N.Y. – The host of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” on Monday defended his monthly sports magazine against claims by a British soccer ball maker that it delivered a “pack of lies” with a 2008 segment about child labour in India. 289 more words
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. – An actress who accused Los Angeles police of racial profiling when they investigated a report she was having sex with her boyfriend in a parked car has been ordered to apologize to officers as part of a plea deal. 91 more words
SAN FRANCISCO – Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of letters written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco. 330 more words
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Star Wars fans no longer have to search their feelings to discover the truth. They can just Google it.
The search engine and the Lucasfilm movie franchise said Monday they have put information from the Star Wars universe into Google’s Knowledge Graph, the first time for a fictional universe. 68 more words
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Al-Jazeera America news network, sued by a former employee who said he was fired for complaining about a colleague’s anti-Semitic and sexist behaviour, is losing one of its top U.S. 409 more words