Michael Ansara, actor behind Klingon leader Kang, dies at 91

He struck an imposing figure as Kang, the villainous Klingon commander who struck fears in the hearts of the federation.

Wrong-way crash kills four in south Dallas

Media reports from several Dallas stations are reporting that four people died in a crash on US Highway 175 near Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. in South Dallas shortly after 4:00 a.m. Saturday.

Feds charge ex-FBI agent in alleged bribery scheme

A bribery scheme has led to the arrests of a former FBI special agent in New York and two Connecticut men, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan said.

U.S. issues global travel alert, to close embassies due to al Qaeda threat

A U.S. global travel alert remained in place Saturday amid fears that al Qaeda may launch attacks in the Middle East, North Africa and beyond in coming weeks.

Russia flag stunt gets Bloodhound Gang band in trouble

An American rock band, Bloodhound Gang, is in trouble with the Russian authorities over a stunt which saw one of its band members stuff the Russian flag into his pants and pull it out from his backside.

Twitter updates abuse rules after UK backlash over threats

 Twitter responded Saturday to a backlash in the United Kingdom sparked by recent online threats against women by announcing it had revised its rules on abusive behavior.

Your TV might be watching you

Today's high-end televisions are almost all equipped with "smart" PC-like features, including Internet connectivity, apps, microphones and cameras.

Salad eaten at restaurants in Iowa, Nebraska blamed for illness outbreak

Diners at Red Lobster and Olive Garden restaurants in Iowa and Nebraska caught an intestinal illness tied to a rare type of parasite after eating salad mix that came from Mexico, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

Yankees' Rodriguez: Rich contract may be adding on to woes

Alex Rodriguez says his record contract makes him an attractive target for a baseball ban or suspension, and may play a major role in his current woes.

FEMA announces extra aid for Texas town decimated by blast

 The Obama administration has issued a disaster declaration for the Texas town hit by fertilizer plant blasts in April.