Sacramento mayor to lead national mayoral group


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson was sworn in Wednesday as the new leader of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a platform raising the national political profile of the NBA More...

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Stocks rally for 3rd day as Dow jumps 162


Stocks rallied for a third straight day Wednesday as investors see encouraging signs from better-than-expected corporate earnings and economic reports. The Dow Jones industrial More...

Google shares dip after results miss estimates


Google is involved in plenty of high-tech ventures, from Google Glass to its broadband-on-steroids fiber network. But its core business — online advertising — can More...

Fed chief sees low risk of inflation over 2%


Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that she views the risk of high inflation “as signficantly below” the chances of price increases persisting More...


I just want to be on Street View! The astonishing moment a polar bear tries to get a closer look at Google’s 360 degree camera

Google today added stunning footage of the Arctic Tundra and its Polar Bear inhabitants to Street view – and also revealed staff had had a close encounter when capturing More...

Murderous monkeys! A new TV show reveals monkeys aren’t always as cute as you think

  The most audacious daylight robbery since The Italian Job will have us gasping at our TVs this week – and the criminals aren’t human. A gang of rhesus More...

‘Consumer Reports’ says to avoid these new cars


Consumer Reports‘ annual auto report doesn’t just recommend the best new cars to buy, based on its data. More...

Some recalled GM cars with switch problem sold overseas


General Motors’ ignition switch recall now includes three continents, with small numbers of the More...

1 NCAA approves new rule to protect QBs against hits below knee

The NCAA approved a new rule Wednesday to increase protection for quarterbacks from hits below the...

Golf: U.S. Open-Practice Somehow, Tiger Woods is still favored to win the U.S. Open

The 2014 U.S. Open begins eight weeks from Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina....

1 John Calipari discusses new book, NCAA issues and openly gay players

Kentucky coach John Calipari wants to make a few things clear. First: He doesn’t hate the...

NIBBLED to death: Researchers find parasitic diarrhea-causing amoeba kills human cells ‘like a piranha’


Researchers have found a  parasitic amoeba that kills human cells in a unique way – by nibbling them. Entamoeba More...

First pictures of Amazon’s 3D handset reveal four front facing cameras used to create ‘floating’ display

The first pictures of Amazon’s much rumoured 3D handset have been revealed – and show off the four cameras used to..

Think Earth’s a big deal? Think again: Mind-boggling infographic compares our tiny planet to neighbouring mega stars

In the words of Douglas Adams: ‘Space is big. You won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.’ And perhaps..

Johnny Depp, Wally Pfister go old-school on new tech


LOS ANGELES — Actors and directors work together for all kinds of reasons: similar senses of humor, longstanding More...

Paul Walker’s brothers to help finish ‘Furious’ action

The late Paul Walker is getting help from his family to finish his role in Fast & Furious 7. According to..

Why didn’t ’50 Shades’ director’s actor-husband audition?

When your wife is at the helm of one of the most anticipated movies in Hollywood, it would seem that you..

It’s Audrey Hepburn… with curves! Kim Kardashian recreates Breakfast at Tiffany star’s iconic outfit with fringe and a ponytail

One’s an iconic star of the silver screen, the other found fame in a decidedly dodgy home movie. But Kim Kardashian..

Last chance to buy World Cup tickets begins today

It’s not too late to get tickets to attend this year’s World Cup in Brazil. The last-minute sales phase for tickets..

Alibaba growth fuels surge in Yahoo shares

Alibaba to Yahoo’s rescue — again. Shares of Yahoo jumped more than 11% in after-hours trading off big revenue gains from..


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