The daring raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has always sounded like something out of a Hollywood blockbuster. People eager for details couldn't find out enough about how the secret mission happened.
Now a new book by a former Navy SEAL promises to deliver inside information. The author of "No Easy Day" could face legal action for writing it. And he violated the SEAL's code of silence.
CNN Security Analyst Peter Bergen says it's worth reading.
The latest words added to the Oxford Dictionaries Online make me feel like I'm eavesdropping at a high school. Allow me to list a few with exclamation points.
Photobomb! Ridic! Douche! Genius! Mwahahaha! Lolz!
See what I mean?
ODO says, "The world of technology remains a major influence on the English language." Many new terms originate from social media.
Read more of the list here.
I have a simple, though unscientific, method of checking the air quality here in Hong Kong. If I can't see across the harbor to Kowloon from my window, I opt against running outside.
In mainland China, air pollution is a particularly contentious issue. The government is resistant to independent monitoring of its environment.
But kites could help residents of Beijing breathe easier.
It's a rivalry that's arguably more intense inside the courtroom than in stores.
Apple says Samsung ripped off the iPhone and iPad. Samsung says Apple wouldn't have been able to make those products without infringing on Samsung's wireless patents.
Now another chapter has ended. Gu Kailai, a woman described as the Jackie Kennedy of China, waits for the court to hand down its verdict. Her trial lasted just a few hours on Thursday.
An official says Gu did not dispute charges that she murdered Neil Heywood. Prosecutors alleged she fought with her former friend "over economic interests" and killed the Briton out of fears for her son's safety.
"This is for everyone."
That was the tweet from Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee which was displayed to the world during the London Olympics opening ceremony.
I spoke to Berners-Lee about his commitment to a World Wide Web that is both open and accessible. Although he defended the removal of unauthorized online video by the International Olympics Committee, he didn't mince words about countries where active online censorship takes place.
Berners-Lee said, "Censorship is generally a bad thing. Weak governments worry they need to control information."