Woman jailed over watching Iran volleyball game released BBC News: The family of Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British-Iranian woman who was jailed in June for watching a volleyball game in Iran, said Sunday that she has been freed on bail.
USA Today: The University of Virginia has suspended all fraternities and their social activities until Jan.
US-led airstrikes have killed 900 in Syria, human rights group says International Business Times: Airstrikes by U.S.-led forces in Syria have killed 910 people, including 52 civilians, since they launched their offensive Sept.
House panel finds no wrongdoing by CIA, military in Benghazi attack Associated Press: The Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee found that the CIA and military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.
A newly-released report by Connecticut’s Office of the Child Advocate details dozens or red flags and other missed opportunities to treat Newtown gunman Adam Lanza for mental health issues.
Aereo, the streaming TV service that let users watch near-live TV on any internet-connected device, has today announced that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
GOP reacts furiously to Obama immigration plan: CNBC: President Obama announced on Thursday an executive actions plan to address an immigration system he called ‘broken.’ The executive actions will defer deportations for millions of undocumented immigrants. A number of Republicans reacted to the we
Officials: Obama to announce relief for millions of immigrants Washington Post: Undocumented immigrants seeking deferred deportations under President Obama’s new plan can start applying this spring, officials say.
Washington Post: A new CDC study shows that nine out of 10 excessive drinkers are not alcoholics. Researchers say the study illustrates that combating excessive drinking as a widespread public health problem needs to go beyond focusing solely on alcoholism.
Uber plans to review privacy program Business Insider: Car hire app Uber said Thursday that it will review its privacy program with the help of law firm Hogan Lovells.
Award-winning director Mike Nichols dies ABC: Mike Nichols, the entertainment icon and Oscar-winning director of “The Graduate,” died suddenly on Wednesday, ABC News has announced.
Police: 3 wounded, gunman dead in Florida State University shooting Tallahassee Democrat: Three people were wounded in a shooting at a Florida State University library early Thursday, police said.
Uber faces criticism over reports of privacy violations BuzzFeed News: Ride-sharing service Uber is under fire this week after a report that a top executive suggested creating a team to dig up dirt on journalists who criticized the company.
Washington Post: President Obama will announce Thursday that he will use his executive authority to expand temporary protections to millions of undocumented immigrants, according to several individuals who have been briefed on the decision.
Niagara University basketball team rescued ABC: The Niagara University women’s basketball team was rescued early Wednesday after being stranded on their bus for about 30 hours due to the lake effect snowstorm which has hit the Erie, NY, area with record snow levels.
Storm dumps more than 6 feet of snow in Upstate New York NBC News: The National Guard was activated around Buffalo, N.Y., on Tuesday as a storm dumped more than 6 feet of snow in the area.
NBC News: A bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline failed to reach a 60-vote threshold to pass the Senate.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was notified by the NFL this morning that he has been suspended without pay for the rest of the 2014 season.
West Jerusalem synagogue attack Haaretz: At least 4 people are killed in an attack at a Jerusalem synagogue, 2 attackers shot dead.
Thai police attain arrest warrant for Americans accused of shipping preserved body parts CNN: Thai police have obtained arrest warrants for two Americans in connection to the theft of body parts from a Bangkok hospital.