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Space Photos of the Week: It’s Love vs. Hate in Star vs. Star
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:00:00 +0000 - Binary stars have a sort of relationship, but not one you’d want to be in.
‘The Endless’ Is a Masterful Low-Budget Sci-Fi Movie
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - The latest from Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead is everything studio movies are not.
Taylor Swift's Facial Recognition, the Year's Worst Passwords, and More Security News This Week
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - Chinese hackers targeting the Navy, charity scammers, and more security news this week.
Amazon Echo Review: Which Echo or Alexa Speaker is Best?
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:00:00 +0000 - Should you get the Echo Dot, or the Echo Plus? And what's up with that Echo Show? Here's what to consider.
The Best Sales on Xbox, PS4, and Switch for Christmas 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - Game consoles, controllers, and critically acclaimed games like ‘God of War’ are on sale at multiple retailers for Christmas.
Barry Jenkins' New Movie and the Future of Black Filmmaking
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - With his new feature, 'If Beale Street Could Talk,' already prompting award predictions, the writer-director discusses his approach and what comes next.
Zoox's Maddening Struggle to Make Robo-Cars Safe—and Prove It
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000 - The startup is just one of many self-driving developers looking for the best way to approach the tricky question of safety.
Amazon Came to the Bargaining Table—But Workers Want More
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:31:12 +0000 - For more than 20 years, Amazon has successfully quashed efforts to unionize its American workers, but a new wave of labor organizing is under way.
Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hogwarts House? Slytherin, Naturally
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:28:03 +0000 - Makes sense. Slytherin are known for their resourcefulness and ambition.
Gadget Lab Podcast: Climate Change and Cognitive Dissonance
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:25:00 +0000 - Climate change is real, and it’s impacting us right now. How much of it can be fixed by personal responsibility versus policy?
Facebook Exposed 6.8 Million Users' Photos to Cap Off a Terrible 2018
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:22:03 +0000 - In the latest in its long string of 2018 incidents, Facebook let developers access the private photos of millions of users.
Hundreds of Photos Form a Single Portrait of Britain’s Decline
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:00:00 +0000 - In her latest work of digital collage, artist Emily Allchurch takes on economic inequality and the real estate bubble.
No GPS? A DIY Radio Transmitter Can Help You Navigate
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - The old-school way to navigate is with a clock and a sextant, but you can also hack together this alternative.
How to Cancel Subscriptions in Your Phone's Settings Menu
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - So you forgot to cancel your Hulu subscription after the free trial ended. Here's how to get out of it.
Sonic the Hedgehog Is Ready for His Closeup—and It's Weird
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - Plus Epic's Steam-killing online store goes live, and the rest of the week in gaming news.
14 Gifts for People Who Are Perpetually Cold
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:00:00 +0000 - From smart coffee mugs to a weighted blanket, these smart gifts will make your loved ones feel warm and fuzzy—inside and out.
Google's Algorithm Isn't Biased, It's Just Not Human
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:00:00 +0000 - Expanding the search algorithm beyond absolute areas like store hours, locations, and historical facts shifted a system designed to create order into chaos.
A Year Without Net Neutrality: No Big Changes (Yet)
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - Internet providers have refrained from blocking content or creating "fast lanes" while battles continue in the courts and among lawmakers.
Sci-Fi Promised Us Home Robots. So Where Are They?
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - It seemed like 2018 was going to be the year when robots made a big leap toward the fabled Rosie from the Jetsons. Consumers, though, had other ideas.
'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' Is a Massive Monument to Itself
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0000 - The game is Nintendo doing what Nintendo does best—but at times its deference to history threatens to overwhelm it.
At a New York Privacy Pop-Up, Facebook Sells Itself
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:38:25 +0000 - The one-day pop-up kiosk is meant to show that Facebook takes users’ privacy concerns seriously. It also was an opportunity to gather more data.
Nationwide Bomb Threats Look Like New Spin on an Old Bitcoin Scam
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:10:58 +0000 - Apparent bitcoin scammers caused chaos across the US Thursday, radically escalating longstanding tactics.
Virgin Galactic Takes Off, and Space Tourism Draws Nearer
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:29:31 +0000 - Richard Branson's extra-planetary effort takes a giant leap toward realizing its dream of making space tourism a reality.
Facebook Bug Bounty Program Makes Biggest Reward Payout Yet
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:00:00 +0000 - Despite Cambridge Analytica and a damaging hack, Facebook's bug bounty program offers a bright spot.
Radiohead Will Enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 19:49:42 +0000 - Plus: Miley Cyrus will appear on the next season of *Black Mirror*.
'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Reveals the Hero's Future
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0000 - After umpteen versions of Peter Parker, the new animated feature gives fans the multidimensional hero they deserve.
Startup Founders Think Real Progress on Diversity Is Years Away
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:00:00 +0000 - Most startup founders think it’ll take more than a decade for the tech workforce to look like America; more than one-third think it will take more than two decades.
A Designer Seed Company Is Building a Farming Panopticon
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - Indigo Ag, known for its microbe-coated seeds, is acquiring geospatial data startup TellusLabs to use satellites to learn every last thing about its farmers’ fields.
Postmates' Quest to Build the Delivery Robot of the Future
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - The company has spent the past two years stealthily learning how to design and build its own delivery robots, coming soon to a city near you.
Aston Martin's $3M Valkyrie Hypercar Gets a V12 Engine
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:00 +0000 - The forthcoming hypercar will draw more than 1,000 horsepower from the naturally aspirated engine, made with help from Formula 1 engineers.

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Weeks of devastating revelations have left the President's political career clouded by criminality and his life under a legal microscope
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:28:40 GMT - Weeks of devastating legal revelations have left Donald Trump's political career clouded by criminality and his life, presidency and business empire under assault by relentless prosecutors on multiple fronts.
Report: Ivanka Trump involved in negotiations for Trump Hotel rentals during inauguration
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 02:26:21 GMT - • Trump lawyers seek to pause evidence collection in foreign gifts lawsuit • Trump inaugural committee under criminal investigation, sources say
Cohen responds to Trump's attacks after sentencing
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:35:41 GMT - President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen responds to Trump's attacks following his sentencing.
Mystery Mueller mayhem at DC court
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:27:32 GMT - Officials locked down part of a DC courthouse during a secret hearing on a grand jury subpoena thought to be related to the Russia investigation
Analysis: Here's why Trump could win despite bad poll numbers
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 16:16:45 GMT - First things first: The theme song of the week is the theme to "The Commish," composed by Mike Post.
George Papadopoulos to run for Congress
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:01:06 GMT - Just a week after he was released from federal prison, ex-Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos announced his plans to run for Congress in 2020.
Interior Sec. Zinke will step down as investigations swirl
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:34:37 GMT - President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the year.
Judge strikes down Affordable Care Act
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:22:56 GMT - • Obamacare enrollment continues • Senator: Obamacare supporters are stupid
Obamacare enrollment continues despite ruling
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:33:08 GMT - Yes, you can still sign up for Obamacare on Saturday.
Senator Hatch: Obamacare supporters are stupid
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 03:46:37 GMT - Sen. Orrin Hatch blasted the Affordable Care Act while speaking about the massive GOP tax overhaul at the American Enterprise Institute.
Opinion: This is who Democrats need in 2020
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:28:53 GMT - The Democratic Party has a lot going for it right now. An energized base of supporters in cities and suburbs, a more diverse freshman class in Congress to mix up the agenda, interesting likely candidates for President, and a shared focus on defeating President Donald Trump.
Hatch says he regrets his comment about Trump allegations
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:04:23 GMT - Sen. Orrin Hatch, the outgoing Utah Republican and most senior GOP senator, issued a statement on Friday expressing regret for telling CNN "I don't care" when asked about President Donald Trump being implicated in crimes by Michael Cohen.
The public got a rare look at the real Pelosi
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:10:14 GMT - As Rep. Nancy Pelosi took the stage in a noisy hotel ballroom in Washington on election night she was greeted with chants of "Speaker! Speaker! Speaker!"
Mulvaney in 2016: Trump a 'terrible human being'
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:38:25 GMT - A 2016 video obtained by The Daily Beast shows President Donald Trump's now acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney calling Trump a "terrible human being" leading up to the election.
Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 02:12:01 GMT - Mick Mulvaney will become the acting White House chief of staff at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Friday.
Woman arrested after racist tirade in NYC subway
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 04:38:25 GMT - A Brooklyn woman whose racist, profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video this week has been charged with felony assault after she struck a fellow passenger, authorities said.
Passenger to woman: Your white privilege won't work here
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 03:51:36 GMT - A Brooklyn woman whose profanity-laced tirade on the New York subway was captured on video has been charged with a felony after she struck a fellow passenger.
Reince Priebus joins the Navy. The Secretary of Defense wrote his recommendation.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:30:02 GMT - Defense Secretary James Mattis has written a letter of recommendation for former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus to join the Navy as a reserve officer, the Pentagon confirmed Friday.
Family says priest used teen's funeral to condemn suicide
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 16:01:42 GMT - Parents of a teen who died by suicide say a Catholic priest used their son's funeral to condemn suicide and suggested the teen may not gain entrance into heaven.
Largest known diamond in North America found in Canada
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:31:08 GMT - A 552-carat yellow diamond was recently unearthed in Canada -- the largest ever found in North America.
Final hours of the 7-year-old girl who died in US custody
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 12:54:28 GMT - Jakelin Caal Maquin died less than 48 hours after Border Patrol agents detained her and other migrants at a remote New Mexico border crossing.
Skier injuried in horiffic high-speed crash
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 16:13:19 GMT - Swiss skier Marc Gisin suffered a horror crash in Saturday's World Cup men's downhill at Val Gardena won by Norway's Aleksander Aamodt Kilde.
France braces for fifth weekend of 'gilets jaunes' protests
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:34:14 GMT - France is braced for a fifth consecutive weekend of "gilets jaunes" or "yellow vest" protests this Saturday, despite concessions this week by French President Emmanuel Macron.
Actress Sondra Locke dies at 74
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:16:39 GMT - Academy Award-nominated actress and director Sondra Locke, whose body of work included multiple collaborations with Clint Eastwood, has died. She was 74.
'Incredible Hulk' actor hospitalized
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:09:53 GMT - Actor Lou Ferrigno, star of the late 1970s TV series 'The Incredible Hulk,' says he got a vaccine shot for pneumonia that left him hospitalized with fluid in his bicep.
NBAer carries baby down 40 stories during high-rise evacuation
NBA trade called off over confusion
Running back played full season with arrest warrant out for him
Miss USA draws online anger with video
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:44:01 GMT - Miss USA apologized to two Miss Universe contestants after commenting on their English-language abilities.
Costco is the biggest holiday winner
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:38:36 GMT - Retailers are trying to draw holiday shoppers with splashy perks like free shipping, convenient new ways to shop, and mobile checkout in stores.
See the Royal couples' Christmas card photos
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:32:58 GMT - See the stylish Christmas card photos released by United Kingdom's royal couples.
Backdraft explosion caught on camera
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:43:25 GMT - A five-alarm fire in Queens, New York resulted in a backdraft explosion. 12 people were injured, including seven firefighters.
Oxford dictionary's word of the year has a poisonous feel
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 14:14:08 GMT -
Stories of the Year: The gun debate
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 09:10:40 GMT - The Parkland tragedy launched one of the biggest grassroots movements of the year, with young people like Emma Gonzalez at the helm. In the wake of more mass shootings, Trump proposed arming guards at houses of worship while others pushed for better background checks. Will this year generate real legislative change?
What Dictionary.com's words of the year say about us
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 06:19:25 GMT - If you made a judgment about our planet based on the words that reflect where we are as a culture, you'd probably reach this conclusion:
Remembering notable people we lost in 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:25:26 GMT -
The year's eye-popping images
Sex trafficking derailed their lives, but she puts women back on track
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:56:45 GMT - Susan Munsey's mission to help victims of sex trafficking in the US is a personal one.
Cooper calls Sully the service dog on stage
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:55:20 GMT - George H.W. Bush's service dog Sully captured the heart of the nation when he was photographed lying in front of the former President's casket, capturing the heart of the nation.
Here's how to donate to a Top 10 CNN Hero
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 22:38:32 GMT - Anderson Cooper explains how you can easily donate to any of the 2018 Top 10 CNN Heroes, through CrowdRise. Conditions apply.
NASA sent Juno to Jupiter in 2011. It got back works of art
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:58:10 GMT - NASA sent the spacecraft Juno to Jupiter in 2011. Well, it took a little while for Juno to get there -- but it delivered.
Boeing launches groundbreaking business jet
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:19:42 GMT - Boeing has unveiled its newest line of business jets, which the company says will allow VIP travelers to fly nonstop between "any two cities on Earth."
Cooper mocks Trump's show-and-tell interview
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 02:54:23 GMT - CNN's Anderson Cooper takes a second look at President Trump's interview on Fox News where he used printed articles to try to prove his points.
The week in 23 photos
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:45:10 GMT - Take a look at 23 photos of the week from December 6 through December 13.
A year-end checklist for your investments
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:14:07 GMT - What do I need to do before the end of the year, to be ready for tax-time and whatever next year may bring?
The best way to cut your stock market losses
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:38:58 GMT - No investor likes losing money. But when the value of your investments drop, there could be an upside — realizing losses before the year's end can help you reduce your tax bill.
Fear a bear market? Here's where to invest
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT - I want to put some money into alternative investments, but I'm not sure where to begin. What's the safest alternative for an average investor?
A refugee child's death, a heartbreaking echo at Christmas
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 05:55:10 GMT - I love the holiday season. The family togetherness. The Christmas cards, the pictures, sent by friends, of their kids. Adorable—and almost as perfect as my own.
Melania shows she's a Trump through and through
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 11:34:11 GMT - In a rare interview Wednesday night Melania Trump proved that she doesn't understand what it means to be first lady.
Sorry, President Trump, collusion IS a crime
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:22:43 GMT -
'Sesame Street' steps up to biggest issues kids face
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:10:05 GMT - When "Sesame Street" debuted in the late 1960s, Americans understood poverty to be one of the biggest challenges facing families, and public energy to fight poverty abounded in President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society initiatives and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign activism. The founders of the nonprofit production company Children's Television Workshop tapped into this energy and created "Sesame Street" with the intention that it could serve as a tool to fight poverty.
Will Chris Christie get the last laugh?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:11:17 GMT - With Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers, declining to serve as the new minder for President Donald Trump (known in some quarters as Individual-1), the new game in Washington seems to be a version of hot potato. The effort to fill the job has led to the ironic, if perhaps unlikely, possibility that former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whom Trump has disrespected in the past, might be asked to fill the post.
Museum of the Bible offers rare respite in D.C.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:29:14 GMT - Don't believe everything you hear about how divided liberals and conservatives are in Washington.
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New Peanuts stories in the works
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:14:14 GMT - The Peanuts gang is ready for some new adventures.
'If Beale Street Could Talk' finds epic quality
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:30:16 GMT - Two years after his Oscar triumph with "Moonlight," director Barry Jenkins has delivered another carefully polished gem in the form of "If Beale Street Could Talk," an adaptation of James Baldwin's 1974 novel. Timely in its themes -- including African-Americans and the justice system -- it's one of those small movies that manages to make personal interactions feel epic.
Behind Melissa Villaseñor's uncanny impressions
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:59:42 GMT - Melissa Villaseñor's career in comedy started with three words that every teenage girl in the late '90s sang at least once into a hairbrush: "Oh Baby, baby..."
'Spider-Verse' swings into theaters
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:49:53 GMT - Much like its hero, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" swings wildly from place to place, in a tone that's so uneven as to initially be a trifle disorienting. Stick with it, though, and this animated feature -- distinguished by its dazzling visual palette, which creates the feel of a comic book leaping onto the screen -- proves a great deal of fun, reinforcing that animation remains the ideal medium (if not the most profitable) for superhero adaptations.
'Reputation' coming to Netflix
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:34:02 GMT - It's December 13, and that means it's Taylor Swift's birthday.
Amazon Go is going small with tiny, cashier-free stores in buildings
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:16:59 GMT - Over the past year, Amazon has opened seven of its Amazon Go stores to the public, ditching checkout lines for AI that tracks what customers want to buy. Now, the retailer is taking its cashier-free shops in a new, smaller direction.
5G smartphones are coming in 2019. What does that mean?
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:19:11 GMT - 5G is already here, but you can't do much to access those super-fast speeds unless you live in a specific place with a particular piece of technology. That's about to change.
DNA technology helps police solve cold cases
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 22:22:16 GMT - In the summer of 2017, hikers found skeletal remains on the side of a highway outside of Baltimore.
Apple is spending $1 billion on Austin campus
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:42:00 GMT - Apple is putting more detail on its plan to create 20,000 jobs in the United States over the next five years.
Uber invests millions to build flying taxis in France
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 18:20:39 GMT - Uber wants to build flying taxis in France.
Pelosi's meme-tastic coat so popular it will be re-issued
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:26:13 GMT - Nancy Pelosi, the likely next House speaker, caused a stir Tuesday when she engaged in a spirited Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump.
VA secretary gave inaccurate answers on pro-Confederate ties during confirmation process
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:00:48 GMT - Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie gave inaccurate answers to senators during his confirmation process about pro-Confederate speeches he delivered in 2009.
Elizabeth Warren takes on race issue in commencement speech
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:28:59 GMT - Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed her own race to a graduating class of students at a historically black university on Friday.