The holiday cyber breach at Target making headlines as 40 million people who paid with plastic at the retailer between November 27 and December 15 may be vulnerable. No word yet on how the information, including names, numbers and security codes, was stolen. The Secret Service is investigating.
The A&E network has put one of their most popular characters on indefinite hiatus. Phil Robertson has been placed on an indefinite filming hiatus as a result of the anti-gay comments he made during a recent interview with GQ magazine. Gay rights groups are calling Robertson a bigot. Supports of Phil are calling on a boycott of A&E. A spokesperson for the network says Robertson will still appear in some episodes of the upcoming fifth season that have already been shot.
A theatre collapse in the center of London. Authorities say a section of the Apollo Theater ceiling collapsed in the middle of a performance Thursday. Emergency officials report seven serious injuries, and 81 people are described as "walking wounded." For now, there are no reports of fatalities.
Dennis Rodman stirring controversy with the latest round of his "basketball diplomacy" in North Korea is about to begin. Rodman will spend four days helping train a team of North Korean basketball players for a January exhibition. Rodman's trip, sponsored by the U.K.-based online betting company Paddy Power, is the 52-year-old's third visit to North Korea.
Demi Lovato will not be returning to the X-Factor. The "Made in the U.S.A." singer joined the X-Factor two years ago for its second season. Show creator Simon Cowell says he knew she wasn't coming back because she is set to go on tour. Her tour will kick off in February.