Signage is displayed at the Sony Pictures Entertainment   studios in Culver City, California.  Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Companies across the world are on high alert to tighten up their network security to avoid being the next firm brought to its knees by hackers like th(...)

Quite how this collaboration between experimental trio Radian and Giant Sand frontman Howe Gelb came about is anyone’s guess, but it turns out(...)

NFL owners unanimously endorsed a revised personal conduct policy in the wake of several domestic violence incidents involving players. Photograph: Jeff Kowalsky/EPA

National Football League (NFL) owners unanimously endorsed what they called a “revised and strengthened” personal conduct policy in the wake of severa(...)

Snow falls on Homeless Jesus in Toronto. Photograph: Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Somebody called the cops on Jesus in Davidson, North Carolina, where one resident reported “him” to the police, mistaking the life-size bronze by C(...)

Bill Cosby, who declined to answer questions by a National Public Radio journalist about accusations of sexual assault that resurfaced in recent weeks. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Files/Reuters

The short exchange was excruciatingly awkward. Bill Cosby, veteran comedian and one of the biggest American television stars of the 1980s, was being i(...)

 Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning  is surrounded by the media after a game against the San Francisco 49ers in which he broke the all-time NFL record with 509 career touchdowns. Photograph:  t Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Peyton Manning paid tribute to team-mates past and present after breaking Brett Favre’s NFL record for most career touchdown passes.Denver Broncos qu(...)

Jody May-Chang greets a friend as couples gather at the Ada County Courthouse in Idaho to apply for same-sex marriage licences, moments before the ruling. Photograph: Patrick Sweeney/Reuters

The US supreme court has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling on same-sex marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada that would have allowed gay couple(...)

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (right) is charged with aggravated assault in connection with two alleged incidents of domestic violence. Photograph: Brad Penner/Reuters

The National Football League’s woes continue to mount after another professional American footballer was arrested on domestic violence charges, addin(...)

 San Diego Chargers receiver Keenan Allen (left) can’t avoid  Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas. Photograph: Paul Buck

Defending Super Bowl champions the Seattle Seahawks experienced a surprise 30-21 loss to the San Diego Chargers while Peyton Manning led the Denver B(...)

Still image from the video clip of gun instructor  showing the girl (9) how to shoot an Uzi.  0:34

A shooting instructor has died after he was accidentally shot while showing a nine-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities in Arizona s(...)