Reports of service interruptions on the microblogging site sent tweeters into a frenzy -- with nowhere to vent -- Monday afternoon.
A post on the Twitter Status blog around 2:30 p.m. confirmed the anomalies adding that "our engineers are working on resolving this issue."
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Q. My husband and I weren’t visited by many greedy goblins this Halloween. Now there’s a huge stash of leftover candy tempting us.
Most of it’s just sugar, so is it really that bad? We’re great brushers!
— Anonymous, via email
A. Nah, there’s nothing wrong with sugar, as long as you don’t mind your arteries clogging, your cancer risks rising and your skin aging faster than iPhones sell.
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Misleading advertising by pregnancy centers that could jeopardize a woman’s right to choose whether to have an abortion was banned in San Francisco on Tuesday, and it could trigger a legal fight.
The Board of Supervisors passed legislation 10-1 that authorizes the city attorney to take legal action against pregnancy centers that mislead women into thinking they can have abortions there. The law is meant to protect a woman’s right to choose. Supervisor Sean Elsbernd, who questioned its legality, opposed it. Read More
A family became lost in a corn maze and then called 911. Hear the 911 call in the video.
When Paula Deen met Michelle Obama, it wasn't exactly the queen of butter versus the first lady of garden greens. Deen, known for her delicious not-so-good-for-you recipes like Gooey Butter Cake, said the two women had more in common than you might expect. Read More
Two UC Berkeley graduates who have been detained in Iran on espionage charges for more than two years were finally released today, according to their families.Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, both 29, and a third UC Berkeley graduate, Sarah Shourd, were arrested on July 31, 2009, after embarking on a hike in Iraq’s Kurdistan region near the Iranian border.Iran accused all three of them of espionage and last month Bauer and Fattal were sentenced to eight years in prison. Read More
The U.S. Postal Service's plan to cut costs could lead to the closure of more than a dozen mail processing facilities employing hundreds of workers in California.The financially troubled agency announced this week it may close more than 250 mail processing facilities, or more than half of the service's processing centers nationwide.The Postal Service expects the closures, as well as reduced service standards for first-class mail, could save as much as $3 billion annually but also would affect 35,000 workers across the country. Read More
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, America was changed forever by the terrorist attacks.
A decade later, memorials are planned in New York, at the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Penn.
The video feed below will show those memorials as they are happening, with video inbetween the events.
Dec. 7, 1941. Nov. 22, 1963. Sept. 11, 2001. All of us old enough to remember know exactly where we were and what we were doing when we first heard the awful news. We remember the stunning feeling that suddenly everything had changed, that nothing would be the same. We remember feeling that unknown horrors lay ahead.
Scroll down to see or download a graphic mapping out milestones in national security and the war on terrorism since Sept. 11, 2001. Read More
With a population of 245, the town has fewer people than any given building in downtown D.C.There are a dozen roads, tops, in Shanksville; a smattering of houses, log cabins and red barns. And not far away from the town center is a rolling field of yellow and white wildflowers.Because of what happened in this field, Washington still has the Capitol. It still has the White House, and it has the confidence to fight.Ten years have passed since United Airlines Flight 93 was hijacked by four al Qaeda terrorists who steered the jet toward Washington. Read More