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Mark Herman, an employee at Arizona TV Station KOLD got a new job. He let everyone know he was leaving by bringing in a cake decorated with the resignation letter.
Comedian Aziz Ansari became a pioneer of emoji language use in 2011, when he...
There's a growing tendency to bring the tiny hieroglyphs off of phones, but not everyone is fluent. New takes on emoji integration suggest misunderstanding may be remedied with universal translation.
Investigators are trying to learn more about the two men shot and killed Sunday night in Garland, Texas, outside an event featuring a contest for cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
When a chicken speaks, it's hard to tell whether it's a happy or sad cluck. That's what a research team at Georgia Tech is trying to decipher by recording more than 1,000 hours of chickens clucking.
Kenya wants to shut down a sprawling Somali refugee camp it views as a vector for Islamist extremists. Refugee officials say shutting down the camp would violate international law.
The Marquis de Lafayette sailed across the Atlantic to America aboard the or...
The Marquis de Lafayette sailed from France to America in 1780 to help the new nation defeat the British. A $29 million replica of the Hermione tall ship is retracing that journey.