A carjacking suspect being chased by police in Phoenix suddenly got out of the car and shot himself on live television, prompting Fox News's Shepard Smith to apologize after the network aired the footage.
There's more to France's new austerity budget than its proposed record-high tax rate, but the 75 percent tax on those making a million euros ($1.29 million) or more is certainly the thing that has people talking.
The woman who found a real Renoir in a $7 box of junk she bought at a flea market doesn't want to give out her name because she doesn't want all the media attention. Unfortunately for her, one of them is quite good at his job.
Victim 1, the anonymous teenager who first complained to police about the abuse in 2008 and whose testimony helped convict Sandusky of sexually abusing boys, will come forward on Oct. 23, when he will publish a book about his experience.
Thursday's weekly report of first-time unemployment claims brought some unexpectedly good news, as the number of those seeking the benefit fell dramatically from the previous week, but the GDP also fell.
Media blogs, books, Toronto's rock scene, and of course The Times, keep The New York Times' new, digitally minded public editor informed and entertained.
In a signal that journalists are being targeted by both sides in the civil war in Syria, a pro-regime Iranian reporter was killed by sniper fire apparently from rebel soldiers.
We've read a lot about cheating in the months since 71 students were suspended for sharing test answers at one of New York's top high schools, but some of the most illuminating reporting was The New York Times' coverage of students' "moral and academic math."
PR folks: If you have a list of items that don't belong in press kits, add "alarm clock" to it, or just remember, don't send promotional packages with alarm clocks in them. They can be mistaken for bombs.
President Barack Obama used his turn at the podium of the Clinton Global Initiative to announce a new executive order that expressly bans U.S. government contractors from engaging in human trafficking.
The recent reports from the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Survey have been a persistently middling to depressing economic indicator, but September's 9-point gain over August made for a bit of unexpected good news.
China's first aircraft carrier entered service on Tuesday, but since it still has no planes aboard, the only primary use of the vessel is a signal of China's growing naval might.
In an exit interview with Poynter now that he's out of the public editor role at The New York Times, Arthur Brisbane sounds like he's still upset about the public blowback he received after he wondered in a blog post, "Should The Times be a Truth Vigilante?"
We've heard you can get killed at karaoke for singing 'My Way' your own way, but now the nuances of a "Gangnam Style" dance-off in Bangkok has led to a shoot-out.
The hostage situation that unfolded in Pittsburgh on Friday had a unique voice commenting on the action: That of the alleged hostage taker himself, who has been keeping his Facebook page updated as police try to talk him into releasing the victims. The page is offline but we've got screen shots.
It's been two months since The New York Times made media watchers scrutinizing the practice of quote approval, and now the paper has finally publicly clarified its own policy on the practice: Don't do it.
In the next step toward total caffeine domination, Starbucks has unveiled its own single-shot coffee maker, with the java giant's CEO claiming a technological advance that's "cracked the code" on... milk.
Japan's recent decision to phase out nuclear power had a lot of loopholes to let plants keep operating, but even so it was too harsh for the country's business lobby, which persuaded the government to drop it on Wednesday.
Lindsay Lohan was arrested in New York early Wednesday morning for hitting someone with her Porsche and then fleeing the scene.
Compared to the protests at the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Monday's one-year anniversary action in New York's financial district is small, but the arrest count is comparatively high.