The National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of Americans for three months. The news was first reported by the Guardian newspaper. The request for the records was placed with a special intelligence court days after the Boston bombings.
Though the species is named after twentieth century rock star Jim Morrison, the Doors front-man, it lived in the jungles of Southeast Asia 40 million years ago. The ancient lizard king was a gentle creature who ate only plants.
Sgt. Robert Bales told a military court on Wednesday that he killed 16 Afghan villagers during a late-night rampage last year. His admission is part of a plea deal that will likely allow Bales to escape the death penalty.
Renee Montagne talks with Joss Whedon — the man behind TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the box office blockbuster The Avengers. The director is now out with a film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.
Detroit's Masonic Temple Theatre was headed to foreclosure until an anonymous donor paid off its $142,000 in back taxes. That donor is now revealed: former White Stripes singer Jack White. He has performed there nine times and hung out there as a kid. His mom was an usher.