North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during an enlarged meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 23, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA

U.S. tried to hack N. Korea

SAN FRANCISCO - The United States tried to deploy a version of the Stuxnet computer virus to attack North Korea's nuclear weapons program five years ago, but ultimately failed.  Full Article 

Wall St. ends down after weak economic data but gains in May 6:55pm EDT

- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but indexes still posted gains for the month. | Video

A Bitcoin (virtual currency) paper wallet with QR codes and a coin are seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, May 27, 2015. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Life in prison for Silk Road creator

NEW YORK - The accused mastermind behind the underground website Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison for orchestrating a scheme that enabled more than $200 million of anonymous online drug sales using the digital currency bitcoin.  Full Article 

FIFA President Sepp Blatter reacts after he was re-elected at the 65th FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland, May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Blatter triumphant despite scandal

ZURICH - Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term after the only other candidate conceded defeat after a first round of voting in an election overshadowed by allegations of corruption in world soccer.  Full Article | Video 


Anti-Islam protest targets Phoenix mosque

PHOENIX - Arizona police stepped up security near a mosque for a planned demonstration by an anti-Islam group that includes displaying cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.  Video 

A man stands near the national flags of the U.S. and Cuba (R) on the balcony of a hotel being used by the first U.S. congressional delegation to Cuba since the change of policy announced by President Barack Obama on December 17, in Havana, January 19, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

U.S. drops Cuba from state-sponsor terror list

HAVANA/WASHINGTON - The U.S. formally dropped Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, an important step toward restoring diplomatic ties but one that will have limited effect on removing U.S. sanctions on the Communist-ruled island.  Full Article | Video 

Security gaps feared if Patriot Act expires

Unless Congress acts Sunday, the NSA's vast program collecting Americans' calling data will expire, sparking worries among security officials with domestic terror threats on the rise.