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'Kill switch' coming soon to your p...

'Kill switch' coming soon to your phone

The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data, will become standard in 2015, according to a pledge backed by most of the mobile world's major players.
Miley Cyrus in hospital a second da...

Miley Cyrus in hospital a second day

Miley Cyrus suffered "a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics" and has been hospitalized, her rep told CNN Tuesday.
AC/DC's Malcolm Young is sick

AC/DC's Malcolm Young is sick

AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is ill and is "taking a break," the band posted on its website Wednesday.
Hospital tech falsified mammograms

Hospital tech falsified mammograms

A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients. Ten of those women were given false negatives, and two of them are now dead, a prosecutor says.
Opinion: We abandon many children

Opinion: We abandon many children

In 2012 in the United States, 23,439 children in foster care turned 18 and were "emancipated" or "aged out." In simple terms, most of them were put out into the world on their own without housing, financial assistance or emotional support.
What you won't see on 2016 SATs ...

What you won't see on 2016 SATs ...

The College Board announced that it will be removing some of its harder words from the SAT exam by 2016.

FoxNews

Is your energy meter spying on you?

Is your energy meter spying on you?

UTILITY COMPANIES have begun installing so-called 'smart meters' in homes across the country ostensibly to save energy, but privacy advocates worry the information the meters collect represent a possible invasion of privacy.VIDEO: Wearable technology trend fueling debate over privacy Group says massive FBI facial recognition database poses threat to privacy
'CAN'T FIGHT THE GOV'T' Colo. coup...
NUCLEAR OBSTRUCTION Ex-Iran offici...
'A LOUD BOOM' 15 injured after Cal...

'A LOUD BOOM' 15 injured after Calif. fire truck slams into restaurant

PRIVACY CONCERNIs your home's energ...

PRIVACY CONCERNIs your home's energymeter spying on you?

Hopes for 287 missing from S. Korea...

Hopes for 287 missing from S. Korea ferry disaster dim- Report: Student on ferry sent mom 'I love you' text- PHOTOS: Dramatic images of sinking - VIDEO: Search for survivors continues

MSNBC

Putin has upper hand in early Ukrai...

Putin has upper hand in early Ukraine talks

Video: Texts sent from ferry

Video: Texts sent from ferry

Video: No end to jet search

Video: No end to jet search

Hidden cost of free samples

Hidden cost of free samples

Video: NRA faces new foe

Video: NRA faces new foe

Video: Pricey beef could last

Video: Pricey beef could last

USA TODAY

Kansas shooter admired 'lone wolf' ...

Kansas shooter admired 'lone wolf' assailants

Alleged killer warned of future attacks
Case of missing S.D. girls solved a...

Case of missing S.D. girls solved after 40 years

Police found the skeletal remains of the girls inside a car last September.
Man with 'hoax device' frays nerves...

Man with 'hoax device' frays nerves at Boston Marathon site

One of the backpacks held a rice cooker, police said.
15 hurt when 2 firetrucks collide n...

15 hurt when 2 firetrucks collide near L.A.

One person critically hurt after one truck engine careens into Chinese restaurant.
Survey finds Americans largely opti...

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

Americans are optimistic about science but have some qualms.
Museum brings the art of healing to...

Museum brings the art of healing to veterans

A counseling service brings mental health services for veterans into an art museum.

Washington Post

Pro-Russian militants killed in cla...

Pro-Russian militants killed in clash at Ukraine port city

DONETSK, Ukraine ? Ukrainian forces engaged pro-Russian separatists Thursday in what appeared to be the most intense battle yet in the restive east, killing three militants and wounding 13 after what the Interior Ministry described as a siege on a military base in the southeastern city of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov.

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E.L. Doctorow wins Library of Congr...

E.L. Doctorow wins Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

E.L. Doctorow has won this year?s Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. The author of such celebrated historical novels as ?Ragtime,? ?The Book of Daniel? and ?March? will receive the award during the National Book Festival in Washington on Aug. 30.

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Almost 300 missing in South Korean ...

Almost 300 missing in South Korean ferry disaster; death toll expected to rise

SEOUL ? Emergency teams desperately searched an overturned and submerged ferry Thursday morning amid fears that scores of the nearly 300 missing passengers are still trapped in the vessel?s hard-to-reach corridors.

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Trait by trait, plant scientists sw...

Trait by trait, plant scientists swiftly weed out bad seeds through marker-assisted breeding

Alan Krivanek, a tomato breeder for Monsanto, dons a white protective suit, wipes his feet on a mat of disinfectant and enters a greenhouse to survey 80,000 seedlings. He is armed with a spreadsheet that will tell him which ones are likely to resist a slew of diseases. The rest he will discard.

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Obama aims to reinvigorate Asia str...

Obama aims to reinvigorate Asia strategy

President Obama?s bid to focus U.S. attention on Asia has failed to meet the lofty expectations he set three years ago in a grand pronouncement that the new emphasis would become a pillar of his foreign policy.

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Dartmouth president calls for end t...

Dartmouth president calls for end to ?extreme behavior? that mars image of elite college

Dartmouth College?s president lamented Wednesday that the Ivy League school?s promising future ?is being hijacked by extreme behavior,? including sex assaults, parties with ?racist and sexist undertones,? and a campus culture in which ?dangerous drinking has become the rule and not the exception.?

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Reuters

BOJ keeps upbeat view on regional J...

BOJ keeps upbeat view on regional Japan, sees limited tax hike impact

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan maintained its upbeat view on most of the country's regional economies, adding to reassurances from its governor that the world's third-largest economy can ride out the pain from a sales tax hike without additional stimulus.
A star abroad, India central bank b...

A star abroad, India central bank boss riles bond traders at home

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Since taking the helm of India's central bank, Raghuram Rajan's agenda to reform markets has put the noses of Mumbai bond traders firmly out of joint by upending practices that provided them with a relatively secure rate of return.
Google, IBM cast shadow

Google, IBM cast shadow

LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks dipped on Thursday as disappointing earnings from U.S. tech heavyweights Google and IBM dampened the previous session's upbeat tone on Wall Street, and the dollar weakened on dovish remarks from the Federal Reserve.
Europe's car sales upturn fails to ...

Europe's car sales upturn fails to halt price war

PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's car sales recovery may be taking hold, according to registrations data published on Thursday, but a confidential industry survey shows the pickup is failing to halt a price war.
Google, IBM results raise questions...

Google, IBM results raise questions about other tech-sector companies

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Disappointing results from Google Inc and IBM may unnerve investors shaken by a strong recent selloff in tech stocks, underscoring the challenges the Internet and IT sectors face as corporate report cards come due in coming weeks.
Home Depot puts a lid on new-store ...

Home Depot puts a lid on new-store openings: WSJ

(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc is putting a lid on new-store openings and focusing its expansion efforts on e-commerce, which presents some logistical challenges for a retailer that sells a lot of bulky materials, the Wall Street Journal reported.

ABC

Fears Rise for Missing in South Kor...

Fears Rise for Missing in South Korea Ferry Sinking

Nearly 300 people remain unaccounted for after tragedy.
Armed Robber Was Never Told to Repo...

Armed Robber Was Never Told to Report to Prison

Authorities took him away 13 years later. By then, he'd turned his life around.
Alicia Silverstone's Son Has 'Never...

Alicia Silverstone's Son Has 'Never Had a Drop of Medicine'

In her new book, "The Kind Mama," Alicia Silverstone wrote of her son, Bear: "He's never had a drop of medicine."
Students Trapped in Sinking Ferry S...

Students Trapped in Sinking Ferry Send Heartbreaking Texts

Heartbreaking text message exchanges between students trapped in the sinking ferry off the coast of South Korea and their anxious parents are offering a glimpse into the desperate situation in the crippled vessel.
Ukraine: 3 Dead After Military Base...

Ukraine: 3 Dead After Military Base Attack

Three militants were killed, 13 wounded and over 60 arrested when they attacked a military base overnight, Ukraine's interior minister said. The incident happened in the coastal town of Mariupol in the southeast part of the country.
'X-Men' Director Accused of Sex Abu...

'X-Men' Director Accused of Sex Abuse in Lawsuit

Bryan Singer's attorney calls claims of 1990s abuse "absurd."

BBC

Weather blights S Korea ferry searc...

Weather blights S Korea ferry search

Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for survivors of a stricken South Korean ferry, which had hundreds on board.
Deadly clashes at Ukraine port base

Deadly clashes at Ukraine port base

Three people are killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine hold crisis talks in Geneva.
India votes on biggest polling day

India votes on biggest polling day

Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP.
Mini-sub performs full MH370 search

Mini-sub performs full MH370 search

A mini-sub searching for the missing Malaysian plane completes a full mission at its third attempt, after technical issues cut the first two short.
Pistorius forensic tests challenged

Pistorius forensic tests challenged

The tests carried out by a forensic expert for Oscar Pistorius' murder trial are being rigorously challenged by the state prosecutor in South Africa.
Tencent brings Candy Crush to China

Tencent brings Candy Crush to China

China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.

New York Times

Herb Kohl Set to Sell Bucks to Marc...

Herb Kohl Set to Sell Bucks to Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens

Herb Kohl, a former U.S. senator from Wisconsin, is selling the N.B.A. Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million.
Fault Lines Appear at Northwestern ...

Fault Lines Appear at Northwestern Over Union Vote

Students, professors and athletes are split on whether a union should be formed by the football team.
Theater Review: James Franco and Ch...

Theater Review: James Franco and Chris O?Dowd in ?Of Mice and Men?

James Franco and Chris O?Dowd both make Broadway debuts in the respectable, respectful and generally inert revival of John Steinbeck?s ?Of Mice and Men.?
Talks a Chance for Russia to Step B...

Talks a Chance for Russia to Step Back on Ukraine

The talks on Ukraine that are set to begin in Geneva on Thursday are a pivotal test of Russia?s intentions before the United States and European nations decide whether to impose more economic sanctions.
Pensioners in Detroit Rejoice, Thou...

Pensioners in Detroit Rejoice, Though Deal Is Far From Done

A day after Detroit scaled back the large pension benefit cuts it had proposed, the bankrupt city fended off charges that it had caved in to retirees in ways that could come back to haunt it.
Russia Economy Worsens Even Before ...

Russia Economy Worsens Even Before Sanctions Hit

With the country?s long-troubled economy teetering on the edge of recession, average Russians are feeling the pinch, even before the bite of Western sanctions over Crimea.

WallStreet Journal

GM Test Drivers Warned of Problems ...

GM Test Drivers Warned of Problems in 2006

General Motors ordered a more robust ignition switch in 2006 for a Cadillac then in development after complaints from test drivers that the vehicle would shut off if the ignition was bumped, newly released documents show.
Jason Ader in Proxy Fight With Bwin

Jason Ader in Proxy Fight With Bwin

New York activist investor Jason Adler is rolling the dice on a proxy fight against London-listed online-gambling company Bwin.Party Digital, seeking to name four directors to the board.
Rémy Takes a Hit in China

Rémy Takes a Hit in China

Rémy Cointreau said a sales decline in China would cause profit to fall up to 40% in the just-ended financial year.
Citi Got Mixed Signals From Fed on ...

Citi Got Mixed Signals From Fed on 'Stress Test'

The Federal Reserve's New York office indicated to Citigroup that the bank would have more time to fix certain "stress test" planning problems before Fed officials in Washington last month gave it a failing grade.
BofA Swings to Loss on Legal Charge

BofA Swings to Loss on Legal Charge

Bank of America said it swung to a first-quarter loss as results were hurt by $6 billion in legal charges and slumping mortgage originations.
Asian Stocks Head Higher

Asian Stocks Head Higher

Asian stocks were mostly higher on Thursday, with Japan moderating after its strong gains in the previous session, while Australia was reassured by comments from the chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

VOANews

Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mug...

Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mugabe's Party Gaining Ground

HARARE, Zimbabwe ? In Zimbabwe, two new surveys show the popularity of President Robert Mugabe?s party is surging while that of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change [MDC] is going down. Analysts say supporters of Tsvangirai have not been happy with his efforts in a fragile power-sharing government he formed three years ago with Mugabe?s ZANU-PF party. Two surveys released by Freedom House and Afrobarometer on Friday said Mugabe?s ZANU-PF would win polls ...
Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Politic...

Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Political Tensions

DAKAR ? Political tensions that brought Ivory Coast to all-out civil war in 2011 are flaring up.  Ivory Coast's military prosecutor Ange B. Kessi Kouame has charged 73 people ? 19 of them soldiers ? in connection with deadly raids against seven military and police installations in the past month. The attacks, carried out by unidentified gunmen, took place around the commercial capital, Abidjan, and in the country's already volatile western regions.  The government blames the ...
Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thail...

Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thailand's Status as World's Top Exporter

Thailand is risking its status as the world's biggest rice exporter because of a controversial government purchasing policy to boost farmers' incomes.  Rice industry insiders say the costly program is inefficient and money would be better spent on long-term investment. Thailand's rice stocks are full but the rice keeps coming.  The government's rice-buying policy guarantees farmers better than market prices for all the rice they can sell, but it is costing the ...
Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World...

Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World to Return Artifacts

ISTANBUL ? Turkey is following an increasingly aggressive policy of getting top museums around the world to return its heritage. Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertugrul Gunay says that in the last decade, more than 4,000 artifacts had been brought back to Turkey from world museums and collections. Turkey's minister of culture recently opened a new archeological museum in the western city of Izmir. Ertugrul Gunay is the architect of a museum revolution in the country aiming to harness ...
Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate...

Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate Refugees from Syrian Schools

Aid agencies in Syria and neighboring countries are scrambling to relocate refugees sheltered in education facilities before school resumes in mid-September.  The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says many children will not be able to return to schools occupied by people made homeless by the Syrian conflict.  Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from UNHCR headquarters in Geneva. The UNHCR reports the outflow of refugees from Syria continues unabated.  It says the total number of ...
Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots...

Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots Over Cleric Assassination

NAIROBI ? Security has been restored in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after heavy rioting early this week. On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered the protests, but analysts believe the perceived marginalization of coastal communities underlie the unrest. The streets of Mombasa, patrolled by security forces, were calm on Friday after widespread rioting earlier in the week.   On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered two ...

Wired News

What?s Making This Strange Chirping...

What?s Making This Strange Chirping Noise? A Frog That Can Survive Being Frozen Alive

I was out on a run when I heard this intriguing sound, a chorus of high-pitched chirping noises. Curious to find out what was making this sound, I strayed off the trail and followed the chirps through a field of reeds. Here’s what I saw (and heard). Hmmm… There wasn’t much I could see, although […]
How to Put a Mustang on Top of the ...

How to Put a Mustang on Top of the Empire State Building

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mustang, Ford recreated a publicity stunt it pulled in 1964 when it placed a Mustang convertible on the observation deck of the Empire State Building.
People Like Their Music Served Medi...

People Like Their Music Served Medium Funky

For all but the shyest of wallflowers, moving to music is a natural human response. But what is it about a catchy tune that makes us groove? Scientists think they've figured out at least part of the recipe: just the right mix of regular rhythms and unexpected beats.
Captain America Made Agents of S.H....

Captain America Made Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Better, But Still Not Great

The crossover of the plot from Captain America: The Winter Soldier to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was a shot in the arm for the TV series, but maybe not enough of one.
Wolverine Assembles the X-Men in Fi...

Wolverine Assembles the X-Men in Final Days of Future Past Trailer

The final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past is here and it's packed with more mutants than it knows what to do with. (In a good way.)
Neuroscientists Conduct the Most Fr...

Neuroscientists Conduct the Most Frustrating Brain Scanning Study Ever

Neuroscientists devised an experiment specifically meant to induce frustration in participants, in order to scan their brains and understand frustration. But the final conclusions of the study are very frustrating themselves. In other words: HULK FRUSTRATED BY FRUSTRATING BRAIN SCAN STUDY.

Sports ESPN

Bubba wins second Masters in three ...

Bubba wins second Masters in three years

Bubba Watson won the Masters for the second time in three years on Sunday, beating Jordan Spieth and Jonas Blixt by three shots.
Durant's 42 help OKC secure second ...

Durant's 42 help OKC secure second seed

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.
Sources: Jets, ex-Titans RB Johnson...

Sources: Jets, ex-Titans RB Johnson agree

The New York Jets made one of the splashiest moves of the offseason, signing former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a two-year deal worth up to $9 million, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Griz seize No. 7 slot from Mavs wit...

Griz seize No. 7 slot from Mavs with OT win

Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No. 7 seed away from Dallas by edging the Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night in the regular season finale.
Thompson likens Griffin to 'bull in...

Thompson likens Griffin to 'bull in china shop'

A first round match-up between the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors isn't even official yet and already the trash talking between the two teams has started.
Tanaka leads Yanks; 28 K's in 1st 3...

Tanaka leads Yanks; 28 K's in 1st 3 games

Tanaka cools Cubs' bats in Yankees' 3-0 win

Yahoo Movies

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...

France bows to stage director Patri...

France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

Editorial New York Times

Op-Ed Columnist: In Ukraine, Seekin...

Op-Ed Columnist: In Ukraine, Seeking U.S. Aid

Ukrainians have been bullied relentlessly by Russia. Why aren?t we doing more to stand up for them?
Editorial: Reining In Predatory Sch...

Editorial: Reining In Predatory Schools

The Obama administration should strengthen its new rules against for-profit colleges that saddle poor students with crippling debts.
Taking Note: The Birth of a Conspir...

Taking Note: The Birth of a Conspiracy Theory

Some on the right speculate that the Obama administration is trying to politicize the census.
Editorial: Criminalizing Expectant ...

Editorial: Criminalizing Expectant Mothers

A bill awaiting the governor?s signature in Tennessee could make pregnant women who use illegal drugs too scared to seek medical care.
Editorial: Spying at the N.Y.P.D.

Editorial: Spying at the N.Y.P.D.

The commissioner of the New York Police Department did the right thing when he disbanded the unit that spied on law-abiding Muslim citizens.
Op-Ed Columnist: There?s a Moon Out...

Op-Ed Columnist: There?s a Moon Out Tonight

Look on the bright side of things, people, even when doomsday is predicted and the moon is blood red.

Editorial MSNBC

Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.

Clicked: One day at a time

Clicked: One day at a time

This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.

First Read: The day in politics

First Read: The day in politics

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Portland, Oregon flushes water rese...

Portland, Oregon flushes water reservoir after man urinates in it

PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - Portland, Oregon is flushing 38 million gallons (143 million liters) of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early on Wednesday morning, city water officials said.
Philadelphia using 'robo-calls' as ...

Philadelphia using 'robo-calls' as weapon in war on illegal signs

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Philadelphia is taking on businesses that blanket its neighborhoods with illegal paper and plastic signs by using automated phone calls to disrupt the operations of people who post them along with contact numbers.
Every dog has his day in court, in ...

Every dog has his day in court, in New Jersey

A computer glitch is likely to blame for a summons that called a German Shepherd to report for jury duty, court officials in New Jersey's Cumberland County said on Wednesday.
Georgia school evacuated after pran...

Georgia school evacuated after pranksters release pepper spray

ATLANTA (Reuters) - As many as 100 students at a suburban Atlanta high school were exposed to pepper spray on Wednesday after the material was released in a school hallway in an apparent prank, police and school officials said.
A gay artist will get his images on...

A gay artist will get his images on stamps in Finland

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's postal service will honor "Tom of Finland" with stamps taken from his work - homoerotic drawings of muscular men wearing tight, black leather uniforms, when they wear anything at all.
North Korean embassy complains to U...

North Korean embassy complains to UK after salon mocks leader's hair

LONDON (Reuters) - North Korea failed to see the joke when a London hair salon used a picture of its leader Kim Jong Un to try to attract more customers and has written to Britain's Foreign Office asking it to stop what it calls a "provocation".
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