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Twitter Users Are Analytical in the Morning, Angsty at Night
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - What an analysis of 800 million tweets and 7 billion words published to Twitter between 2010 and 2014, across the 54 largest cities in the UK, reveals (and doesn't) about the British state of mind.
VW's Electrifying Bid to Dominate the Pikes Peak Race
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - To conquer the Race to the Clouds, Volkswagen ditched the engine for a pair of batteries and a clever new charging setup.
China Escalates Hacks Against the US as Trade Tensions Rise
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - A hacking truce between China and the US doesn't address government espionage operations, a workaround both countries exploit.
Massachusetts Welcomes Self-Driving Cars—With a Couple Caveats
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:09:37 +0000 - The state's DOT and cities in the Boston area are pioneering a new regulatory regime to encourage testing of this new tech, without letting developers do whatever they like.
YouTube Will Let Creators Sell Subscriptions, Merchandise, and More
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:45:00 +0000 - The Alphabet-owned video giant is now offering creators merchandise deals, a $4.99 subscription service for fans, and more ways to monetize.
Why the Supreme Court Sales Tax Ruling May Benefit Amazon
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:17:28 +0000 - States can now require all online retailers to collect sales tax, even if the company does not have a physical presence in the state.
Batman Is Only Kinda Good at Crime Scene Investigation
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:00:32 +0000 - Bruce Wayne’s gumshoe techniques are alright, but how does he stack up against 'True Detective'?
NASA’s New Plan: Do More Science With Small Satellites
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000 - A new NASA program aims to turn the gaze of small, traditionally Earth-monitoring satellites outward toward the cosmos.
The Problem With the ‘Rainbow-Washing’ of LGBTQ+ Pride
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000 - Corporations might genuinely support the LGBTQ+ community with Pride-related promotions, but is there a line between allyship and marketing that shouldn’t be crossed?
Amazon Fire TV Cube Review: Don’t Trade the Remote for Alexa Just Yet
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000 - Amazon’s promise for the future of TV doesn't quite come through in the Cube.
The Mission to Build the Ultimate Burger Bot
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - Alex Vardakostas has been on a decade-long quest to build a robot that can prepare the perfect cheeseburger. It could also put his family out of work.
#ChurchToo and Mike Pence’s Crisis of Faith
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - The vice president has been Trump's ambassador to the Christian right, but scandals within the church and a growing resistance to the administration's policies could change all that.
Inside the Science of Apeel, the Clever Coating That Saves Your Avocados
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - A coating doubles the ripeness window of avocados. How? By supercharging the defenses that evolution crafted on its own.
18 Best Nintendo Switch Accessories (2018): Controllers, Cases, Screen Protectors, Battery
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - Have a Nintendo Switch? You really should get some of these accoutrements.
Colorado Joins California in the Fight for Cleaner Cars
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - While the EPA moves to roll back vehicle emissions standards, Colorado's using a legal loophole to follow California's much stricter rules.
Big Tech Isn’t the Problem With Homelessness. It’s All of Us
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - Amid all the digital wealth, the big cities of the West are racked with the destitute. We know how to solve this problem, so what’s stopping us?
How ‘Self-Limiting’ Mosquitos Can Help Eradicate Malaria
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - With help from the Gates Foundation, Oxitec aims to release genetically engineered mosquitoes in the Western Hemisphere by 2020.
California Net Neutrality Bill Was 'Hijacked,' Lawmaker Says
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:56:53 +0000 - Backers of a bill that would have created the nation's strongest net neutrality protections criticize changes to the proposal.
How a Child Moves Through a Broken Immigration System
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:46:25 +0000 - Trump's new executive order ends family separation, but detainee advocates say there is no clear process for reuniting those who have already been torn apart.
With IGTV, Instagram Takes Aim at YouTube
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:44:27 +0000 - The new app for long-form video will exist within Instagram’s existing app, which now has more than 1 billion monthly active users.
AMC's Latest Move Proves MoviePass Changed Moviegoing for Good
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:29:26 +0000 - Now that even AMC has gotten in on the subscription game, there's no going back.
China Won’t Solve the World’s Plastics Problem Any More
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:51:22 +0000 - China has stopped taking in most of the world’s recycling. Where does it go now?
Europe’s Proposed Copyright Law Could Screw Up the Internet
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:27:31 +0000 - Critics say a proposal in the European Parliament would lead to legal content being blocked, even outside the EU.
Trump Stokes Outrage in Silicon Valley—But It's Selective
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:26:16 +0000 - Government contracts have sparked protests among tech employees, but a larger reflection on the role of technology is needed in Silicon Valley.
You Can Now Live Out 'Westworld' With Your Amazon Echo
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:01:00 +0000 - Nope, that's not scary at all.
Moonlit Photographs of Detroit's Resilience
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:00:00 +0000 - These mom-and-pop stores have persisted even as the Motor City has declined.
Sennheiser CX Sport Review: Can’t Shake ’Em
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:00:00 +0000 - Senny’s latest buds lack bass but stay put during the most strenuous workouts.
Autonomous Vehicles Might Drive Cities to Financial Ruin
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - American cities rely on car-related fees to fund public transit. But driverless cars might not need to park or fill up on gas—causing the system to collapse.
Why Lyft Is Trying to Become the Next Subscription Business
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - After months of testing its fledgling membership program, Lyft is betting that the model that built loyal followings for Netflix and Spotify can also work for transit
Why Ford Is Buying Detroit’s Derelict Central Depot
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:06 +0000 - It’s a savvy PR move, but it also sends a big message. The carmaker wants to show it can compete with Uber and Waymo and all the Silicon Valley tech giants.

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This Guatamalan mother and son just reunited after being separated at the border more than a month ago
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:25:06 GMT - A Guatemalan immigrant who sued top Trump administration officials over her family's separation reunited with her son early Friday after a month apart.
See the moment 7-year-old reunites with mom
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:17:03 GMT - A Guatemalan immigrant who sued top Trump administration officials over her family's separation, has reunited with her son after a month apart.
Analysis: When compassion falls short
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:01:24 GMT - You care, but does the President?
Children allege grave abuse at detention centers
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:59:33 GMT - A year before the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy resulted in more than 2,300 children being separated from their families at the border in a mere five-week period, a ninth-grader in McAllen, Texas, was taken from his mother.
Emails suggest 'zero tolerance' effectively on hold
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:04:52 GMT - Though the Trump administration outwardly is maintaining that it is continuing its "zero-tolerance" border policy, email traffic obtained by CNN shows that the policy has effectively been curtailed for now -- the latest sign of confusion and disarray over how to implement an executive order designed to halt family separations at the border.
Anderson Cooper: Is your head spinning yet?
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:33:10 GMT - CNN's Anderson Cooper unpacks the confusion surrounding President Trump's executive order that would end family separations at the US-Mexico border.
GOP pushes immigration vote into next week
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:03:04 GMT - Republicans -- in a last minute decision -- decided to postpone a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill for the second time in less than a day, a sign of the struggles leaders are having to unite the conference on such a contentious topic.
The big business of housing immigrant children
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:55:22 GMT - As Juan Sanchez tells it, he spent years as the underpaid leader of the non-profit that is now providing housing to migrant children who were recently separated from their parents.
'The Conners' is happening without Roseanne, ABC says
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:58:37 GMT -
Charles Krauthammer, legendary conservative intellectual, dies at 68
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:06:59 GMT -
Lewandowski dropped by speakers bureau
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:27:40 GMT -
Cuomo presses Lewandowski: Will you admit Trump made a mistake?
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:55:45 GMT - CNN's Chris Cuomo presses former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on whether or not he thinks the Trump administration made a mistake with its practice of separating immigrant families at the border.
Hours after being sworn in, officer kills unarmed teen
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 02:33:12 GMT - Hours after being sworn in on the local force Tuesday, a suburban Pittsburgh officer fatally shot a 17-year-old who ran when police stopped a vehicle suspected in a shooting, according to authorities and a local mayor.
Here's how NASA plans to stop asteroids
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:22:46 GMT - NASA's new five-step plan will help scientists detect near-Earth objects they haven't been able to find before.
Federal judge rules that CFPB's structure is unconstitutional
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:54:21 GMT -
Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer's, study says
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:29:16 GMT - Doctors don't know what causes Alzheimer's disease or the best way to treat it, but they have new evidence to suggest that a common virus may play a role in who develops the condition.
Top Navy leader resigns amid misconduct probe
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:49:58 GMT - The US Navy's top enlisted leader announced Thursday he is resigning "to avoid any distraction," as an inspector general investigates allegations that he "fostered a hostile work environment."
Melania wears jacket saying 'I really don't care. Do U?' ahead of border visit -- and afterward
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:14:18 GMT - First lady Melania Trump took a trip to the US-Mexico border on Thursday to tour an immigrant children's shelter, but her trip is getting attention not only for her action, but her wardrobe choice.
Opinion: Melania's careless jacket flap provides an opening
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:48:40 GMT - On Thursday, first lady Melania Trump wore a jacket scrawled with the words "I really don't care. Do U?" as she climbed the stairs to her plane, which was bound for Texas. She was on a surprise trip to the US border with Mexico to learn about the plight of migrant children held in a shelter there.
Colbert: Was first choice 'womp womp' jacket?
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:03:54 GMT - Late-night hosts make jokes about first lady Melania Trump's wardrobe choice during her trip to the US-Mexico border.
Americans think Russia investigation is serious and should continue
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:55:32 GMT - Most Americans continue to believe that the Russian effort to influence the 2016 presidential election is a serious matter that should be investigated, but the constant criticism by President Donald Trump of special counsel Robert Mueller is taking its toll, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS released Friday.
Analysis: There's nearly a Nixon '74 level of public support for impeaching Trump
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:35:59 GMT - There is a truly remarkable number in the most recent CNN poll, conducted by SSRS and out this morning.
Lasers targeting US aircraft over Pacific, source says
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:11:05 GMT - Lasers have been used to target US aerial operations in the Pacific, with 20 incidents recorded since September of last year, according to a US military official.
WaPo: National Enquirer sent stories about Trump to Michael Cohen before publication
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 04:58:51 GMT - Executives from the National Enquirer provided President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen the opportunity to review articles and cover photos featuring Trump or his political opponents before they were published, according to The Washington Post.
Trump gets 'Bad Lip Reading' treatment
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:32:29 GMT - Bad Lip Reading reads the lips of Trump and Kim Jong Un, hears "dude" and "homie." CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
5 things you need to know today
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:13:39 GMT - You know what the farm-to-table movement is, but did you know there's a trash-to-table movement, too? Yep, waste food cafes are a thing. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
Report: NFL to suspend star QB 3 games
Demi Lovato opens up about relapse
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:11:43 GMT - Demi Lovato has released a new single that reveals a heartbreaking setback in her road to recovery from addiction.
'SNL' star confirms big news
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:51:19 GMT - During an interview on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Saturday Night Live" cast member Pete Davidson confirmed that he is engaged to singer Ariana Grande.
Worker fined for eating lunch 3 minutes early
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:38:22 GMT - A Japanese city official has been docked half a day's pay for repeatedly leaving his desk a few minutes too early, sparking a heated debate on social media over the severity of the punishment.
Why shopping online could soon cost you more
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:10:02 GMT -
What's wrong with Starbucks
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:09:02 GMT -
Dad jumps onto racetrack after son's fiery crash
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:26:36 GMT - Race car driver Mike Jones is rescued by his father, Dean, after crashing during a race at South Boston Speedway.
Intel CEO resigns over 'relationship' with employee
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:54:52 GMT -
Cher avoids Trump question, does this instead
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 02:11:24 GMT - Why would a question about President Donald Trump prompt singer Cher to eat cow's tongue? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Forget your 401k if you own a home (do this)
Grading every pick
Highlights from Day One
College basketball villain drafted by Utah Jazz
NBA superstar rips NBA Draft's 1st pick
Cavs' top draft pick recruits LeBron to stay
Knicks' 1st round pick greeted with boos
Croatia crushes Argentina
BK apologizes for bizarre World Cup promotion
Germany's manager banned sex. Then team lost.
The best photos of the 2018 World Cup
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:05:55 GMT - Uruguay punched its ticket to the World Cup knockout stage Wednesday after defeating Saudi Arabia 1-0.
The week in 24 photos
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:04:15 GMT - Take a look at 24 photos of the week from June 15 through June 21.
Chevy Blazer, an SUV classic, launches a comeback
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:37:15 GMT -
Watch how KitKats are made
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 03:46:48 GMT - Go inside the KitKat factory in Japan to see how the candy is made, including unconventional flavors like cheesecake and wasabi.
Remember Daria? MTV wants to bring her back
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:49:27 GMT - Everyone's favorite morbid, monotone teen is coming back to MTV.
Thousands of electric scooters are coming to Paris' streets
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:02:00 GMT -
This concrete can trap CO2 emissions forever
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:51:34 GMT -
We took an exclusive ride in a flying car
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:35:39 GMT -
Fighting for democracy is hard work
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:09:36 GMT - When a politician with authoritarian tendencies takes office -- even in a democratic country -- there's no way to know what the future holds. It's easy to take comfort in the prospects for setting everything right in the next election, to feel reassured by massive turnout in protests against excesses, and to believe that democracy is being protected by court rulings, by Congress, and by human decency.
NFL players: Why so many Americans need a clean slate
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:22:57 GMT -
These kids will face psychological scars
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:12:32 GMT -
Deaf prisoners are trapped in frightening isolation
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:57:15 GMT -
What Trump's craven language reveals
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:33:24 GMT -
This is pivotal moment for America's Protestants
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:36:27 GMT -
You could save thousands in interest by doing this
2018's Best CD's
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Senators call on National Science Foundation to investigate climate change grants
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:45:11 GMT - Four Republican senators have called on National Science Foundation Inspector General Allison Lerner to investigate the foundation's grant-making process, citing a grant charged with enabling television meteorologists to provide viewers with climate change education.
O'Rourke: 'Racist element' to child detentions
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:37:14 GMT - Rep. Beto O'Rourke says that racism is a factor in the Trump administration's child detention practices at the border.
US, Iranian top diplomats spar online
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:37:49 GMT - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Iranian counterpart squared off in a battle of strongly-worded statements this week, with Pompeo tweeting his apparent support for Iranian anti-government protestors, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lamenting a US foreign policy "in crisis."
Ex-DHS secretary: No formal policy of family separation during Obama administration
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:34:19 GMT - Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Thursday evening that there had been no formal policy to separate the detained families of illegal immigrants under President Barack Obama.
What's the average age when kids get a social media account?
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:53:18 GMT -
ICE detainee diagnosed with chickenpox
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:39:32 GMT - An immigrant detained at a federal prison in California has been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns among the prison staff.
His son's battle with cancer inspired his epic run
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:39:49 GMT -