Last week for the first time ever we learned that Google Chrome is beating Firefox in total number of users, a decline we see graphed out in today's Chart of the Day.
Did you visit The Drudge Report yesterday to get the latest breaking news on the Obamacare decision? We were mainly focused on CNN (big mistake) but if you stopped by Matt Drudge's breaking news site, you were not alone.
Virginia state police are confirming this morning at a press conference that the gunman at yesterday's shootings at Virginia Tech in fact took his own life, but have yet to give his or her name or other identifying information just yet.
The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's most powerful political group after its parliamentary elections, is rebuffing the military's attempts to control how the nation's constitution is written, as The New York Times reports.
The Iranian government is airing images of the captured U.S drone plane on its state-run, English-language TV station this evening, reports CNN, and it looks like it's in pretty good shape considering that Iran claimed to have shot it down.
Esquire resorts to Photoshopping to answer the very important question raised by Rod Blagojevich's sentencing to 14 years in prison: What will happen to his hair?
Slate's Jacob Weisberg has uncovered and published a trove of scribbled notes now-presidential candidate Newt Gingrich wrote for himself around 1994, leading up to his election as Speaker of the House of Representative the following year.
In one of the more bizarre things you'll read about the CIA today, the secret Romanian prison the agency had been suspected of running has been found -- not in a some remote location tucked in the country's mountainside but in a tree-lined suburb of the nation's capital, Bucharest.
While maintaining that he had no hand to manipulating the national elections in Russia himself, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has identified one nefarious agent that muddled with the alleged rigged results, and instigated the subsequent protests -- the United States.
After yesterday's crackdown on protesters in Moscow rallying against the allegedly fraudulent results of Sunday's parliamentary elections, activists are reconvening to organize online the largest demonstration to date.
Barbara Walters' interview with Bashar al-Assad last night had the Syrian leader denying repeatedly that anything afoul was happening in his country, questioning the legitimacy of the Western media and United Nations along the way.
Even though a fake email last night announcing the Service Employees International Union's un-endorsement of President Obama's reelection was quickly contained, the hoaxer himself refused the drop his act with political reporters even when confronted over the phone.
Hurricane Irene struck the Northeastern U.S. some three months ago and cost the state of Vermont between $175 and $250 million -- but you wouldn't know it from driving through the state today.
The two cell phone companies caught with their hands in the cookie jar for taking users' thought-to-be private data sent talking points to their service reps saying how exactly they should explain to customers that it's OK for them to secretly collect data.
The day after Russia's national elections, in which Vladimir Putin's ruling party was accused of fraud, pro- and anti-Putin took to protesting this evening at Triumphal Square in Moscow -- and, of course, on Twitter.
Some New York police officers really didn't like being assigned to Brooklyn's West Indian American Day Parade, so much so that they vehemently vented their frustrations on Facebook.
action hero Prime Minister of Russia, Vladimir Putin, told his fellow party officials that he's content with yesterday's national election results -- results which many in and outside of Russia are saying he had a hand in fixing.
Despite competing heavily for Web browser dominance, Google and Mozilla still enjoy a friendly (if perhaps tenuous) corporate partnership, according to Talking Points Memo.
Donald Trump's efforts to squeeze himself back into the news cycle seem to be paying off. Now he's caught people's attention by berating an MSNBC host about all the people calling his office.
A softer, gentler Newt Gingrich was on display in his new Reaganesque TV spot that started running in Iowa today.
After talks on bankrupted financial firm MF Global in three separate congressional committees, the House Agriculture committee became the first to pull the trigger today by issuing a subpoena to its former CEO and former New Jersey Senator Jon Corzine, reports the BBC.
Everyone on Twitter and in the blogosphere this morning seems to be talking about Ron Paul's new video ad attacking Newt Gingrich, the latest anti-Romney surging the GOP presidential field, collectively characterizing the spot as "brutal."
Michele Bachmann, who's been lagging in the polls recently, got some people's attention late yesterday by naming potential running mates should she win the GOP nomination.
While the last shuddersome condom ad campaign from abroad has fake unborn children friend-requesting men, it's hardly the first bizarre way foreigns have peddles their rubbers.
The ever magnanimous Warren Buffett announced today he is buying his hometown newspaper, the Omaha World-Herald, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The purpose of Hillary Clinton's trip to Myanmar becomes clearer as she arrives in the country today: it's not so much to hammer out any deals with the nation but rather to see how well (or poorly) the country has been behaving.
Mitt Romney's cantankerous side emerged again last night during a Fox News interview during which Bret Baier pushed the presidential candidate on his several position changes over the years.
Today's round of the British government's inquiry into the phone hacks at at News Corp. newspapers just concluded after interviewing three of its former journalists -- but it was Paul McMullan, a seven-year News of the World veteran, who was the showstopper.
Morning Joe was spiked with a few curses from Ann Coulter this morning, though it isn't exactly clear who she called a "douche bag" live on MSNBC this morning.
Put out a cookie for your favorite Wall Street banker along with Santa's this Christmas Eve, because the sour economy is playing Grinch on financial-sector employees.
Herman Cain, the once-surging but now-sagging GOP presidential candidate, is trying to get back on message with a new animated video explaining his proposed tax policy.
Gen. James F. Amos, the head of the U.S. Marines who wasn't too thrilled with Don't Ask Don't Tell being repealed in September, is thrilled today with how the lift on the ban of gays in the military has gone so far, reports the AP.
What does an American student detained in Cairo tell his mom during that "one call home" arrested folks always get? He tells her that he's innocent, of course.
After serving as the public face of News Corp. in the phone hacking scandal, James Murdoch has resigned from a number of New Corp executive positions, the London Evening Standard reports.
This is just one strange data point found by blogger Jim Romenesko over at his new blog on some of the more peculiar habits of NPR listeners.
Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's envoy to the United States, has announced his resignation this morning following month-long pressure on him to step down after he was suspected of trying to write "a memo to Washington asking for its help in reining in the country's powerful military," reports CBS News.
James Giddens, a trustee of Jon Corzine's now bankrupt MF Global, says the company the total of missing customer money may be $1.2 billion -- double the roughly $600 million previously estimated by some regulators.
Although UC Davis has decided to put its police chief and two pepper-spraying officiers on leave, the school's chancellor says she's not going to budge -- despite silent and not-so-silent calls for her resignation.
As if the whole phone-hacking scandal in Britain needed more cinematic flair, the Parliament's inquiry committee is interviewing actor Hugh Grant, who believes his voicemail was hacked.
The U.S. suspect that an illegal cache of "hundreds of special artillery shells for chemical weapons" found in Libya were supplied to Muammar Qaddafi, according to a report from The Washington Post.
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