Sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union
TRAFFIC ALERT All lanes cleared on I-95 NB in Laurel, residual delays remain
Thinkstock
Tech

Twitter rolls out video and group messaging

Twitter is introducing two new features, to expand the number of ways users can communicate.

Latest

  • FDA issues new requirements to improve defibrillator safety

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it will require makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the emergency devices after years of recalls and manufacturing problems. Under the new…

  • Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

    BEIJING (AP) — There’s a tiger fight going on in China. Regulators on Wednesday issued a scathing report against one of the country’s biggest stars, accusing e-commerce giant Alibaba of failing to do enough to…

  • California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials on Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter…

  • Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company’s prized stake in China’s Alibaba Group. The breakup announced Tuesday will transfer…

  • Sheriffs expand concerns about Waze mobile traffic app

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheriffs said Wednesday that Google’s popular Waze traffic app is making it harder to nab speeders, adding to earlier police complaints that a feature in the software that lets drivers warn others…

  • FACT CHECK: Both sides in Keystone XL debate bend facts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Canada to the Gulf, say the privately funded, $8 billion project is a critically needed piece of infrastructure that will create thousands…

  • Facebook’s status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

    NEW YORK (AP) — For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and…

  • Court hears appeal by Va. man detained after Facebook posts

    By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A lawyer has urged a federal appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit by a Chesterfield County man who was detained in a psychiatric hospital after posting…

  • Tape: Scientist offers to build nuke bomb targeting New York

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist told an undercover FBI agent he could build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years and design a bomb targeted for New York…

  • Huge YouTube bulk makes it tough to catch all terror videos

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Internet giant Google said Wednesday that the sheer volume of video on its YouTube website makes it tough to catch all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the spread of…

  • Mobile provider TracFone to pay $40M in federal settlement

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone Wireless, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled millions of smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data service. The Federal Trade…

  • Ex-Los Alamos scientist gets 5 years in nuke spy sting

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison and three years of…

  • Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

    NEW YORK (AP) — Long ago, humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way to Europe. Now scientists have found the first fossil remains that appear to…

  • After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been “staggering” and “hard to comprehend.” That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and sent the…

  • Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

    PHOENIX (AP) — As Facebook’s latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content from Sunday’s game between the Patriots and Seahawks. The hub will…