• real estate Jan 28

    AOL Co-Founder's DC Area Estate Sold For Record-Breaking $45 Million

    The most expensive property in the D.C. area is officially off the market. The property, located in McLean, Va, was originally listed for a whopping $62,950,000 and sold for $45 million, according to a TTR Sotheby’s International Realty agent. Even though the property was sold for below the asking price, the property’s sale was still record-breaking. The previous record...

  • CEO Sep 24, 2019

    WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to Step Down Amid Controversy and Retain Chair Role

    WeWork CEO Adam Neumann will step down amid controversy over his role, the company has confirmed. Vice Chairman Sebastian Gunningham, a former Amazon exec, and CFO Artie Minson, formerly of AOL and Time Warner Cable, will take over as co-CEOs, while Neumann will be non-executive chairman, the company said. The new CEOs are not taking over on an interim basis,...

  • georgia Aug 15, 2019

    NASA Scientists Fly Over Greenland to Track Melting Ice

    The fields of rippling ice 500 feet below the NASA plane give way to the blue-green of water dotted with irregular chunks of bleached-white ice, some the size of battleships, some as tall as 15-story buildings. Like nearly every other glacier on Greenland, the massive Kangerlussuaq is melting. In fact, the giant frozen island has seen one of its biggest...

  • United States Mar 22, 2019

    DC Barber Arrested in 3 Sexual Assaults

    Investigators say a D.C. barber lured young women with alcohol to sexually assault them. News4’s Nicole Jacobs reports.

  • VMS Mar 21, 2019

    Alleged Serial Rapist Arrested

    A man police say lured and sexually assaulted young women from Howard University has been arrested. Police are concerned he may have victimized other women across our area. Prince George’s County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins reports.

  • actress Jan 23, 2019

    Kate Hudson Latest Celeb to Embrace Genderless Child Rearing

    Actress Kate Hudson doesn’t plan to treat her 3-month-old daughter, Rani, any differently than her two sons. Rani is Hudson’s first child with boyfriend Danny Fujikawa. Her sons Bingham Bellamy, 7, and Ryder Robinson, 15, were born from previous relationships. In an interview with AOL, Hudson revealed that having a daughter does not mean she’ll change her approach to parenting,...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Premature Baby Named After Curling Rock Island Defies Odds

    Long before her frightening birth, before the awful moments when everyone wondered if she would survive, before anyone knew how tough she could be, Ailsa Polo’s destiny was linked to an isle of granite. Both her parents were curlers, members of a tight-knit sport where an intense reverence for the game tends to bleed over into the players’ personal lives....

  • Twitter Oct 6, 2017

    'Goodbye': AOL's AIM to Sign Off for Good

    Internet service provider AOL will shut down its once-ubiquitous instant messaging service AIM in December, the company announced on Twitter Friday. “All good things come to an end. On Dec. 15, we’ll bid farewell to AIM. Thank you to all our users! #AIMemories,” the company tweeted, including a link to a press release announcing the the end of the service....

  • Yahoo Oct 4, 2017

    Yahoo Says Every Single Account Was Affected by 2013 Data Breach, 3 Billion Users Total

    Yahoo, now part of Oath, said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013. That’s about 3 billion accounts, CNBC reported. Yahoo buried the stat in a recent update to its Account Security Update page. “Based on an analysis of the information with the assistance of outside forensic experts, Yahoo has determined...

  • ATTORNEY Aug 4, 2017

    Pence Gives Indiana Officials the AOL Emails From His Time as State's Governor

    Vice President Mike Pence has turned over emails from private AOL.com accounts he used to conduct official business while he was Indiana’s governor....
    The state’s public records law generally requires state officials to preserve and make available correspondence or documents related to state business, with some exemptions. But Pence waited months to hand over the records — and only did so...

  • Virginia Jun 22, 2017

    Childhood Home of Jackie O Up for Sale. Asking Price: $49.5M

    The childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis has been put up for sale by its current owners. Their asking price: $49.5 million.

  • United States Jun 7, 2017

    Layoffs Could Total 1,000 as AOL and Yahoo Complete Merger

    Layoffs are expected to take place across AOL and Yahoo that could number up to 1,000 jobs, or 20 percent of the combined company, sources told Recode....
    The merger between the two companies — after Verizon bought both in succession to add tech and content to its mobile services — is expected to be completed in the next week. The shareholder...

  • NBC May 11, 2017

    #TeamJHud: Jennifer Hudson Joins ‘The Voice' as Next Season's Mentor

    The Grammy Award-winning artist Jennifer Hudson is set to join NBC’s singing competition show “The Voice” for the upcoming 13th season. Hudson is joining a star-studded lineup from the previoius season with country superstar Blake Shelton, the newly rebranded Miley Cyrus and Maroon 5’s Adam Levine.

  • ATTORNEY Apr 11, 2017

    After Flint Water Crisis, Group Files FOIA Suit for Michigan AG, Staff Emails

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette was sued Tuesday after his office rejected a public-records request for his and 20 staffers’ private emails that a liberal advocacy group said were used to conduct government business over a six-year period. Progress Michigan filed its lawsuit in the Court of Claims, nearly six months after the department largely denied the request by saying...

  • Associated Press Apr 4, 2017

    Verizon Will Put Yahoo, AOL Into New Company Called Oath

    Verizon Communications will create a new company called Oath after it completes its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and melds the troubled internet company with its AOL operations.

  • Governor Mar 5, 2017

    Pence Criticizes AP for Publishing His Wife's Email Address

    Vice President Mike Pence is criticizing The Associated Press for listing his wife’s email address in a story about his frequent resistance to public records requests while Indiana’s governor....
    In a tweet Saturday, Pence said that by publishing the personal AOL address of his wife, Karen, the AP “violated her privacy and our security.” The vice president posted a letter his...

  • NBC Mar 3, 2017

    Pence: ‘No Comparison' to Clinton on Use of Private Email

    Vice President Mike Pence said Friday there’s “no comparison whatsoever” between his use of a private email account while governor of Indiana and Hillary Clinton’s private server during her time as Secretary of State. Pence used a private AOL email account to conduct some state business as governor, his spokesman confirmed to NBC News Thursday night. Read More

  • California Jan 25, 2017

    Does Oscar Nomination Mean Hollywood Has Forgiven Mel Gibson's Past Sins?

    Mel Gibson is having quite a week: On Friday, he became a father for the ninth time and on Tuesday he earned an unexpected Oscar nomination, capping what appears to be a remarkable comeback from Hollywood’s version of Siberia.

  • California Nov 10, 2016

    You've Got A Ride! Voice of AOL's ‘Mail' Now Uber Driver

    A California woman stumbled upon a voice from the past during a trip to Ohio when she discovered her Uber driver was the man behind America Online’s famous “You’ve Got Mail” greeting.

  • NEW YORK Mar 7, 2016

    Verizon to Pay $1.4M in ‘Supercookie' Lawsuit

    Verizon will pay a $1.35 million fine over its “supercookie” that the government said followed phone customers on the Internet without their permission. Verizon will also have to get an explicit “yes” from customers for some kinds of tracking. The supercookies landed their name because they were hard, or near-impossible, to block. Verizon uses them to deliver targeted ads to...

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