Jill Abramson, a former investigative reporter and Washington bureau chief for The New York Times, will become the paper’s executive editor, succeeding Bill Keller, who is stepping down to become a full-time writer for the paper.
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Washington (CNN) -- Protesting members of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church were met with an unlikely group of counter-protesters Monday at Arlington Cemetery.
A college student who received an obscene photo from Rep. Anthony Weiner's Twitter account says she's never met the married Queens politico - and backed his contention they're both victims of online pranksters.
Thousands of Serb nationalists gathered Sunday in Bosnia and in Belgrade to protest the arrest of fugitive Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic, whom many consider a wartime hero.
(CNN) -- World football's governing body FIFA have confirmed that vice-president Jack Warner and executive committee member Mohamed bin Hammam have been provisionally suspended by the organization with immediate effect.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over fervent but scattered objections, Congress moved Thursday to extend the government's Patriot Act powers to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit of terrorists. The action comes a month after intelligence and military forces hunted down Osama bin Laden.
John Edwards: U.S. green-lights prosecution for alleged campaign law violations tied to affair cover-up
The United States Department of Justice has green-lighted the prosecution of former presidential candidate John Edwards for alleged violations of campaign laws while he tried to cover up an extra-marital affair, ABC News has learned.
Talk to analysts about that big weekend explosion at a Chinese factory that assembles Apple's iPads, and they say there will be minimal impact on availability of the hot product.
Los Angeles (CNN) -- Los Angeles police arrested a suspect early Sunday in connection with the brutal beating of a San Francisco Giants fan at Dodgers Stadium in March, a police spokesman said.
Of all the wireless devices that have hit the market in the past several years, tablets present the biggest commercial opportunity for media owners, in terms of what consumers are willing to pay for and consume on the devices.
Former President Jimmy Carter and former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari were hoping to visit the State Department this week to brief officials on their recent trip to North Korea, but nobody at the State Department was available to meet with them.
Research In Motion quietly recalled “approximately” 1,000 BlackBerry PlayBooks on Saturday. The company said that the devices had an operating systems defect that might cause them to be unable to properly load software during initial set up of the devices. The company also said that this particular batch of PlayBooks were shipped to Staples, a U.S. office supply chain, and that most of the units were still in the distribution channel.
Hibbing’s mayor and another man were injured during an attempted robbery Friday.
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) agreed to buy Skype Technologies SA for $8.5 billion in cash to gain the world’s most popular Internet calling service and its 663 million customers.
A State Department team is traveling to South Korea Sunday, after a U.S. scientist reported that North Korea has a new uranium enrichment facility.
The FBI tells CBS 2 and KCAL 9 that they investigated a potential threat sent to the Los Angeles offices of “Dancing With the Stars” Friday.
More than 600 people, mostly high school and college age, filled a Douglasville church sanctuary and spilled into an overflow room Thursday night to discuss ways to stop the senseless violence such as that which took the life of Bobby Tillman at a party last weekend.
OAKLAND -- More than 100 protesters angered by the two-year sentence handed down to former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle were arrested Friday night after marching from downtown Oakland into a residential area south of Lake Merritt, where mobs smashed about a dozen car windshields and a police officer's gun was snatched.
Al Qaeda bomb maker Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri, who is thought to be in Yemen, is linked to two explosive packages found on airplanes Friday, a federal official told CNN Sunday.