(CNN) -- College football is changing.
About half of the players who put on pads and helmets this weekend will have the opportunity to make money from their sport before they graduate.
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow acted out a new episode of "Friends" with Jimmy Kimmel.
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Michael Sam, the first openly-gay football player drafted by an NFL team, was cut by the St. Louis Rams Saturday, but one of the nation’s most prominent gay-rights advocacy groups and the team’s coach predicted the defensive end will start the regular season with another team.
U.S. fighter jets and drones Saturday launched five more airstrikes against Islamist militants in Iraq Saturday, destroying targets near the Mosul Dam, the military said.
Strikes destroyed an armed vehicle, fighting position, weapons and a building being used by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, the extremist al-Qaeda breakaway group that has seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria and brutalized minorities in the region. All aircraft exited the area safely, U.S. Central Command said in a statement.
Welcome to the age of the “quantified self,” the catchy term for using technology to track and analyze nearly everything someone does with the goal of self-improvement.
The tools: smartphones, smart wristbands, smart glasses and other brainy gadgets that log everything from calories consumed to hours slept.
(Reuters) - Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, officials said.
The pilot of the Cirrus SR22 propeller plane took off from Waukesha County Airport in Wisconsin and had been destined for Manassas Regional Airport in Virginia, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for the so-called operation against separatists said the Su-25 was hit on Friday, and that the pilot ejected and was uninjured. The statement said the plane was hit by a missile from a Russian launcher, but did not give more detail.
It was a less than smooth start to the 2014 football season for the Southern Jaguars as the team's buses were delayed Saturday afternoon because of issues with the NCAA.
In a move that threatened the Jaguars from even going to Lafayette or playing their season opener with the Ragin Cajuns, the players were taken off the bus on campus to make sure they were certified by the NCAA to compete in the game.