Bits Blog: Amazon, Unclear on Diversity

Amazon belatedly released its diversity statistics, which were immediately criticized as inadequate and unhelpful.

Gorgeous Fall Leaves Unfold Along Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway

In autumn, the Blue Ridge Parkway is considered one of the top places in the United States to see the colorful fall leaves.

Florida A&M Band Member Is Convicted in Hazing Death

The ringleader of a brutal gantlet-running ritual was held responsible for the death of Robert Champion.

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes in New Setback for Commercial Spaceflight

There was one death and one major injury, a police spokesman said, in the crash of the rocket plane in the Mojave Desert on Friday.

In Air and Cyberspace, on Land and Sea, Russia Shows Muscle

Air activity over Europe, an Estonian officer in custody, the hunt for a submarine and claims of cyberattacks have ramped up tensions with the West.

Iraqi Kurds Join Syrian Kurds in Fight for Kobani

A convoy of 150 Iraqi Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey into Syria to bolster Syrian Kurds defending the city of Kobani from Islamic State militants.

Kurdish civilians lined the road leading

Q&A: Turning the PC Into a DVR

Plus, donating a Windows XP computer.

Judge rejects strict limits on U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients

FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - Declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational," a judge rejected Maine's bid for a quarantine on a nurse who treated victims of the disease in West Afri

Zambia Workers Group ‘Concerned’ Over Power Struggle

The leader of Zambia’s Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has expressed concern about the ongoing power struggle within the ruling Patriotic Party (PF) even before the burial of deceased President Michae