The inventor has received $3 million from the National Science Foundation to perfect smart phones that are smart enough and connected enough to actually monitor the human body. That would be Cornell University engineering professor David Erickson, who will head a multidisciplinary team of investigators who intend to develop devices with specific diagnostics.
A South Carolina elementary school has apologized after a fourth-grade teacher omitted the words “under God” from a copy of the Pledge of Allegiance she handed out to students.
Twitter is actively suspending accounts that post images or video of the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.
Director Spike Lee argued Tuesday that there is a “war on the black male” that has manifested in Ferguson, Missouri.
Fed up with the antigay, funeral-picketing ways of the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church, one group plans to fight back with a message of love and acceptance — a very, very big message.
New York farm owners who rent their facilities for birthday parties and wedding ceremonies have been fined thousands of dollars for refusing to host a lesbian wedding.
The two anonymous media watchdogs responsible for outing BuzzFeed’s Benny Johnson for plagiarism last month have brought new allegations against CNN host Fareed Zakaria.