• This photo shows Dyn, a New Hampshire internet service company, in the old mill section of the city, Friday Oct. 21, 2016 in Manchester, N.H. Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials. The White House described the disruption as malicious.  (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    Mirai malware simplifies internet attacks like last week’s

    NEW YORK (AP) — A massive internet attack that paralyzed Twitter, Netflix and other services is being blamed on a specific kind of malware designed to harness the power of ordinary consumer devices.

  • This June 8, 2010 photo provided by the Kay County Detention Center shows Michael Vance. Authorities are searching for Vance, who is suspected in a double slaying and accused of shooting and wounding multiple police officers near Oklahoma City on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. (Kay County Detention Center via AP)

    Suspect in killings, carjackings, cop shootings on the run

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities are hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol car and carjacking other vehicles in a violent rampage in the Oklahoma City area, all while apparently taunting law enforcement via social media.

  • In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling looks on after being introduced as a new member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame before a baseball game between the Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park in Boston. Schilling is joining the Breitbart News Network as host of the conservative organization's first online radio show beginning Tuesday at 9 a.m. ET. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

    Former Red Sox pitcher joining conservative Breitbart news

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling is joining the Breitbart News Network as host of the conservative organization’s first online radio show.

    Updated: 3:06 pm

  • Shaquille O’Neal buys Krispy Kreme franchise

    ATLANTA (AP) — Basketball Hall-of-Famer Shaquille O’Neal likes Krispy Kreme doughnuts so much, he has purchased the brand’s downtown Atlanta location.

  • ‘Serial’ star Adnan Syed asks to be released from jail

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A defendant awaiting retrial for the slaying of his high school girlfriend and whose story was the center of a popular podcast is asking to be released from prison.

    Updated: 2:26 pm

  • Yankee magazine, WGBH launching new travel/lifestyles show

    BOSTON (AP) — Yankee magazine and Boston’s public television station, WGBH, are teaming up to launch a new travel and lifestyles show exploring New England.

  • Hertha Berlin criticizes ultra fans’ anti-gay banner

    BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin has criticized supporters who displayed a large anti-gay banner during the side’s Bundesliga win over Cologne on Saturday.

  • In this Oct. 20, 2008, photo provided by Nikola Halycyone Jordan, Jordan poses with her election ballot in Omaha, Neb. Jordan believes the selfies are a great way not only to share her views on the issues, but also to stress the importance of voting and being civically active. A Nebraska lawmaker added a provision to state election law in 2016 to allow ballot selfies. (Mari Zaporowski/Courtesy of Nikola Halycyone Jordan via AP)

    Posting ballot selfies: Personal choice or illegal act?

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — You probably already know whether you’ll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important question to consider when you walk into your polling place: Is it OK to take a picture of your ballot?

  • In this Tuesday, May 26, 2015 file photo, pedestrians walk by an entrance to the Time Warner Center in New York. On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, several reports citing unnamed sources said AT&T is in advanced talks to buy Time Warner, owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN. The giant phone company is said to be offering $80 billion or more, a massive deal that would shake up the media landscape. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    AT&T is reportedly in talks to buy Time Warner for $80B

    NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T’s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that produce it.

  • Suspect who mocked Santa Fe police on Facebook arrested

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A sex crime suspect who allegedly taunted Santa Fe police on Facebook has been caught in Albuquerque.