One pilot has been rescued and the search continues for the other after the two warplanes from the USS Carl Vinson went down.
Apple wants to change the way you pay for things. Credit card companies are embracing its new mobile payment system as a boost to security, but analysts say Apple could disrupt the payments industry.
Draw a planet (a circle, right?). Now draw a star (a pointy thing, yes?). Now ask yourself, aren't stars all round? Our sun is. So why do we make them pointy? Come learn the answer.
The City of Rome is honoring Ellen Axson Wilson. She became the first First Lady from Georgia when her husband, Woodrow, became President in 1913. Mrs. Wilson died 100 years ago this past August only weeks before a planned visit to the town where she grew up. Now, Rome is having that homecoming anyway with an exhibit of her art and a gala this weekend.
Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry will take an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately. Hawks CEO Steve Koonin released a statement Friday afternoon, detailing Ferry’s departure. While Koonin says the Hawks’ recent issues relating to race are deeply troubling, at the heart of the dispute is a disagreement amongst owners.
In June, Danny Ferry said veteran forward Luon Deng "has a little African in him ... he's like a guy who would have a nice store out front but sell you counterfeit stuff out of the back."
He says he is seeking treatment for a tumor in his abdomen. His brother Doug Ford will run in his place. Earlier this year, Rob Ford took time off from his job to seek help for substance abuse.
President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama will be in Atlanta on Tuesday. He'll be briefed about the outbreak and discuss the U.S. response with officials. Earnest says Obama will also thank the doctors, scientists and health care workers responding to the crisis.
The army says the men were ordered by the Pakistani Taliban to kill the teenager who has stood against extremist attempts to prevent girls from attending school.