| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The MS Pacific, a cruise ship made famous by the popular U.S. 1970s television show "The Love Boat," has sailed its final voyage to a ship-breaking yard on Turkey's Aegean Sea coast, a shipping group said on Wednesday.
Called the Pacific Princess when it...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Burdened by funky glasses, a lack of programming and high prices, 3D television just isn't catching on with consumers.
Now, the buzz is shifting to a video technology known as 4K. It provides a sharper picture by doubling the resolution of traditional...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:49 PM
MOSCOW — Boris Berezovsky, 67, an exiled Russian ex-tycoon who played a key role in bringing Vladimir Putin to power, only to have a bitter falling out, has died in Britain, according to his family and Russian news reports.
Berezovsky had claimed...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:51 PM
Mitt Romney was never expected to win in Illinois, but supporters who crowded into a third-floor room at the Wit Hotel in downtown Chicago on Tuesday began their evening excited over the Republican presidential candidate's chances nationally.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Welcome to Russia, Edward Snowden! Here’s a disturbing Russian novel, just to give you a sense of what you’ve gotten yourself into.
The NSA leaker, stuck in a legal limbo in Moscow's international airport for a month now, was able to meet...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Fewer parents are vaccinating their children, but still sending them off to school, warns physician and professor Nina Shapiro in our Opinion pages. In it, she argues for "unvaccinated-free zones" to protect all children from disease.
| May 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
LONDON -- A man who may be a suspect in an attack Wednesday near a military barracks in the Woolwich section of the city was shown on television holding knives in bloody hands and making statements that suggested he may have been motivated by Islamic...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 8:49 AM
MOSCOW — A plane from Hong Kong believed to be carrying the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden landed in the Russian capital late Sunday afternoon, and authorities said he was en route to Cuba.
There were conflicting reports...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:07 AM
MOSCOW — As might be expected, Russia's foreign minister spent his day Tuesday grappling with the biggest international crisis facing his country, an "outrageous incident" that has inflamed public passions.
And Sergei Lavrov promised decisive...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J.
Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Viacom Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit soared 20%, boosted by ratings improvement at the company's TV networks and two gigantic films from Paramount Pictures: "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" with Brad Pitt.
Viacom became the latest...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:36 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Militants carried out a brazen attack on the U.S. Consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat early Friday, killing two policemen and injuring dozens of other people, including civilians, according to local officials.