One teenager made offensive comments about a murdered child on Twitter. Another young man wrote on Facebook that British soldiers should "go to hell." A third posted a picture of a burning paper poppy, symbol of remembrance of war dead.
A team of reporters and editors for The Washington Times won first place in the spot news category of the Society of Professional Journalists' annual Dateline Awards for its coverage of the August earthquake in Virginia. The paper also captured first-place awards in sports, features and arts criticism categories.
Somewhere between the black Titanic teddy bears and the pale Iceberg beer, the Titanic Barbie doll and the "Tubtanic" bath plug, the global obsession with the story of the doomed ocean liner began to border on the absurd.
A star of the hit movie "The Hunger Games" will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Miami Marlins-Cincinnati Reds game in Cincinnati April 7, the Associated Press reports.
Passengers at Dubai International Airport last Sunday must have wondered what was causing all the commotion. Why was this man so excited after getting off the telephone?