A woman who stabbed pencils in her eyes during a suicide attempt is suing Los Angeles County, claiming her photo was snapped at a hospital and went viral online.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is buying Face.com, a facial-recognition technology company that helps people tag photos on the Web by figuring out who is in them. Face.com says that by working with Facebook directly it will have more opportunities to develop technology that people will use.
The Israeli company announced the acquisition on its blog on Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Face.com did not say whether its website will continue to run after the acquisition. Facebook commonly shutters sites that it acquires and folds in their employees to its work force. So far, Instagram, which it's buying for nearly $1 billion, has been the only exception.
In a statement, Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook confirmed the deal but declined to elaborate on the terms or plans for the company.
Woman named "Isis" says her name is causing problems following the rise of the militants fighting to take over Iraq and Syria.
A toddler is safe after getting stuck in a toy machine this week in Tennessee.
A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.
A fraudster who pretended to be quadriplegic and sometimes comatose for two years to avoid prosecution has been convicted after police caught him on camera driving and strolling around supermarkets.
A marriage proposal that took 17 months to organize, and included 18 round trip tickets with a finish in the Rose Bowl, went perfectly according to plan.
Good Samaritan who vanished after rescuing an elderly California man from a burning home returns to meet the man he saved.
It's no surprise to learn puppies can go from super energetic to very tired in a matter of moments, but it never gets old when it's caught on camera.
Two Wisconsin high school teams work together to give one very special fan a moment of a lifetime.
A woman stuck in a chimney was rescued by firefighters in Thousand Oaks, Calif., early Sunday morning.