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Report: China accused of attacking Apple's iCloud

Apple users in China may have had personal information exposed after the government laid a trap for iCloud users, according to TechCrunch. Reports have circulated that a 'man in the middle' attack was set up, allowing the government to access username and passwords -- and thus everything stored on a ...

Another study suggests Viagra is good for the heart

That little blue pill known for helping guys out in the bedroom could help their hearts, too. In a study published Oct. 20 in BioMed Central, researchers worked with 1,622 subjects and gave some PDE5i, an ingredient in erectile-dysfunction medications like Viagra. Overall, researchers saw improved heart performance in patients who took it.  And since the pill is ...

$1,950 a month for drugs? Even with insurance?

Sandra Grooms recently got a call from her oncologist’s office. The chemotherapy drugs he wanted to use on her metastatic breast cancer were covered by her health plan, with one catch: Her share of the cost would be $976 for each 14-day supply of the two pills. “I said, ‘I ...

Woman arrested after chimney rescue

A woman was rescued then promptly arrested after becoming stuck in a chimney in the Thousand Oaks area of Ventura County, California.  Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa was found wedged in the chimney in the home of a man she had gone on several dates with according to KTLA.  >> Read more trending ...

The Doraville city limits sign Buford Highway warns of traffic enforcement. The city devotes almost half its annual budget to its police department. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM

Policing for profit? Atlanta’s leading ticket traps

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has created a database of traffic ticket income for every city and county in Georgia from 2008 through 2012.According to the AJC’s analysis of ticket revenue per capita, Doraville led the metro area with $847 collected for every man, woman and child living in the city. Rounding ...

Family devastated after 4 children, 2 adults killed in Pennsylvania fire

A family has been left heartbroken after flames tore through a Pittsburgh area home Saturday morning, leaving six loved ones dead and one hospitalized. Emergency crews were called to the fire at a home in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, shortly before 7 a.m. Chief Alvin Henderson of the Allegheny County Department of Emergency ...

Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, discusses the new Apple Pay product on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Apple pay rolls out, big-name stores not opting in

The day of paying your tab with your iPhone has come, and despite today's rollout of Apple Pay, not all expected stores are on the shopping list.  According to the Wall Street Journal, more than 220,000 stores or apps will now take the Apple Pay and your fingerprint as a ...

Prince William, Kate confirm 2nd royal baby due in April 2015

Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, confirmed that their second child is due in April 2015, British royal officials said Monday. http://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse/status/524131368906031104 Scroll down to see how the event played out on social media: >> Read more trending stories Related photo galleries: Photos: Prince George's first year Photos: ...

Ebola's West African victims: Where's the outrage?

If you’re going to worry about Ebola, worry about this. NBC: "Liberia is in desperate need for body bags. Nearly 80,000 more, in fact, over the next six months." That's how many lives the virus is expected to take in the West African country. The World Health Organization is now concerned Ebola — which has ...

Russian tennis official fined for calling Serena, Venus 'Williams brothers'

The Women's Tennis Association has come down hard on the Russian Tennis Federation official who made derogatory comments about the Williams sisters a few weeks ago.  Appearing on a Russian late-night talk show, Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev called the sisters the "Williams brothers" and said the two were frightening ...

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