EU Probably Won't Impose Tougher Sanctions on Russia After MH17 Crash

The European Union met today to discuss imposing tougher sanctions on Russia in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster. The EU probably won't do anything, however, because leaders are worried about having continued access to the crash site and Russian help to stop the rebels in Ukraine. » 7/22/14 8:28am 59 minutes ago

A Lot of People Bought Chipotle Last Quarter

A lot of you have been eating Chipotle lately. Lots. The fast-casual burrito chain posted a 26 percent hike in second quarter profits and same-store sales (or locations open at least a year) are up 17.3 percent. And that was after the first price hike at the company in three years. But who is buying all that… » 7/21/14 11:54pm Yesterday 11:54pm

Missing Teen Returns Home Nine Months After Disappearing

Fifteen-year-old Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family Sunday evening, nine months after she disappeared from a small New Hampshire town in Mount Washington Valley. Hernandez was last seen leaving her high school in October of last year. Authorities are still investigating the circumstances of her… » 7/21/14 10:39pm Yesterday 10:39pm

Separatists in Ukraine Turn Over MH17 Black Boxes, Bodies

Pro-Russian separatists that had taken over the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH 17 in eastern Ukraine have turned over the plane's recording boxes, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced Monday. The militants have also reportedly sent the bodies recovered from the site on trains to Kharkiv, a city… » 7/21/14 9:18pm Yesterday 9:18pm

J.J. Abrams Reveals What a Star Wars Episode VII X-Wing Looks Like

J.J. Abrams saves the best news about things that won't suck in Star Wars Episode VII for his charity videos. The first time he put out the word about the UNICEF-benefitting Force for Change, he showed us a creature built with practical effects. Now, breathe another sigh of relief as you get look at this X-Wing. » 7/21/14 6:05pm Yesterday 6:05pm

This Startup Office Is Cursed

The building at the corner of 23rd and Bryant in San Francisco is proving to be poison for tech companies. Its landlord originally displaced an arts collective to turn the space into startup offices. Bloodhound was was initially lured into the high-rent building, but was bled dry within fifteen months. Soldsie » 7/21/14 5:56pm Yesterday 5:56pm

Ron Paul's MH17 Theories Are Crazy Even for Ron Paul

If Ron Paul never runs for president again, he can always get an anchor gig on RT. The patriotic American's latest "Texas Straight Talk" column is a Putin paean to all the ways in which the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was America's fault. » 7/21/14 5:48pm Yesterday 5:48pm

Amazon Is the Scariest Part of The CIA's New Amazon​ Cloud Storage

Megalomaniacal internet retailer Amazon began as an online seller of books—as CEO Jeff Bezos once explained it to a horrified Kansas City bookseller—because it allowed the company to gather data on affluent, educated shoppers. Their latest customer is the entire intelligence apparatus of your democracy. Checkmate! » 7/21/14 5:11pm Yesterday 5:11pm

GOP Candidate Wants Mining in Yellowstone, Fed Officials Arrested

A new study shows that national parks and monuments boosted the economies of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year. But if you think the river of tourism dollars alone would be enough to protect them from mining and timber exploitation, you might be wrong. » 7/21/14 4:51pm Yesterday 4:51pm

Outtakes From Conan O'Brien and Dave Franco's Weird Tinder Experiment

Conan O'Brien, Dave Franco, and their prowler van full of duct tape joined Tinder last week. It was a success for at least one of them, and slightly uncomfortable for everyone involved—including the audience. And we hadn't even seen the weirdest parts. » 7/21/14 4:35pm Yesterday 4:35pm

Dem. Strategist Smacks "Six Californias" Over Alleged Voter Fraud

The campaign to split California into six smaller states in order to benefit Silicon Valley isn't just nuts—according to a California politico, it's illegal, too. » 7/21/14 4:25pm Yesterday 4:25pm