The malware worm disguises itself as a link to a website that offers free movies. The words "Here You Have" or "Just For You" appear in the subject line of the email. Users click on the link and it asks them to download a .pdf file. That file takes over the computer and seems to mine the computer for security information.
Click on the photo to watch video of Georgetown fashion (Alexandra Garcia/TWP) Presumably because the economy hasn't recovered well enough to go back to ignoring the common folk, organizers of New York Fashion Week's Fashion's Night Out event promise an...
San Bruno fire kills six people and injures dozens.
Where were you on 9/11 the day the towers fell? Our readers share their memories of September 11, 2001.
What happens if despite everything your dad told you, money really does grow on a tree? Writer Amy Krouse Rosenthal decided to test people's reactions to a tree flush with cash this summer in Chicago.
YouTube Instant allows users to search for YouTube videos with suggested search terms.
A San Bruno, Calif. neighborhood was rocked by an explosion Thursday night after a natural gas pipeline burst and sent a fireball 1,000 feet into the sky.
Japan released the findings of its citizen registry audit: 230,000 citizens over the age of 100 are missing.
José Feliciano turns 65 today. He sings "Ain't no Sunshine when She's Gone."
Actor Kelsey Grammer launches the RightNetwork, a conservative television channel.
Star Trek turns 44 today.
New Media Animation re-creates the New York Times and Wall Street Journal battle for New York.
On a bright, blue morning nine years ago, 19 terrorists thrust the United States over an invisible line: there was the day before and there was the day after. Nearly a decade has passed since September 11, 2001 and still the building at Ground Zero has yet to rise. The war on terrorism has yet to end. The president still speaks out against anti-Muslim tensions. Look back over a collection of the front page newspapers from around the world, and the first week of the Washington Post as our country grappled with the post-9/11 world.
Otis Redding sings Satisfaction. He would have been 69 today.
Psychologists at Northumbria University have identified biomechanical differences between "good" and "bad" dancers.
A video shows cats cavorting with parkour-style jumping.
Detroit fires swept through a number of homes Tuesday, fanned by high winds. Detroit has become a mecca for artists and eco-warriors.
Glenn Shadix who played Otho the interior designer on Beetlejuice died Tuesday from injuries resulting from a fall.
A new class offering at The University of Baltimore, for instance will be a crash course in all things corpse -- zombies, to be exact.
Meghan McCain talks on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno about crying when she heard Sarah Palin got the nomination for vice president.
Patsy Cline would have been 78 today. Here's her performing the classic hit "Crazy."
The Google doodle changes once again
With the help of a new addiction to triple-shot lattes, I'm up early every morning, and plugged to mine the troves of information online to find the need-to-know, the want-to-know, the should-know news for you to savor through your day...
Born in San Diego, Calif., Melissa Bell headed east for college at Georgetown University. After school, she kept heading east until she landed in New Delhi with a six-month contract to help launch Mint newspaper, the Indian partner of the...