Fidel Castro reacts to US-Cuba diplomatic thaw
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to the recent decision by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations. In a letter, he wrote: "I don't trust the policy of the US, nor have I exchanged a word with them, but this does not ...
Japan turns to 'I am Kenji' Facebook page on hostage crisis
TOKYO — The plight of freelance journalist Kenji Goto, taken captive by Islamic State group militants, has gripped Japan, and the people's hopes for his safety are now on Facebook with a simple, unifying plea: “I am Kenji.” The video, posted online last week, ...
The great Instagram and Facebook outage of January 2015: Social media reaction
San Jose Mercury News
As the social media company's two key products recovered from downtime, here's how some Internet users around Northern California and beyond spent Monday evening waiting for service to return. Click here if viewing on a mobile device · Click here to view ...
US cracks 'Russian spy ring' in New York
In a sharp reminder that the Cold War seems never to have died, US authorities announced tonight the cracking of a clandestine Russian spy ring that had been operating in New York City to gather intelligence on potential US sanctions against Moscow and ...