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Mothballed Launch Sites Stand as Monuments to the US Space Program

Roland Miller spent 25 years photographing aging NASA sites. Now, his images of the historic structures have been brought together in a new …

Bride whose wedding ruined by New York crane collapse is married by fire department chaplain

Happy ending for bride in distress after crane collapse threatened to derail wedding<p>A chaplain at the New York fire department married a couple on the steps of the courthouse, after their wedding was almost called off due to a crane collapsing near the venue.<p>Nesh Pillay, 25, and Aaron Vanderhoff, …

Super Bowl Tech Keeps Fans Connected

Levi’s Stadium, where the Broncos and Panthers will tangle in the Golden State’s golden anniversary Super Bowl, bills itself as the most technologically advanced stadium in the world. How could it be otherwise for the newest home to an NFL team right in the heart of Silicon Valley? Sitting just a …

NFL

5 Topics for Republican Debate No. 8

Seven of the Republican presidential candidates will meet Saturday night for the final debate before Tuesday’s voting in New Hampshire. The electorate in New Hampshire contrasts from the more conservative Iowa, where Sen. Ted Cruz captured the first place finish, followed by Donald Trump and Sen. …

Government

The mystery of Hillary Clinton's Wall Street speeches dogs her campaign

Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me."<p>Just minutes later, she got tangled in a question about a part of her resume that is an enduring mystery.<p>In the 18 months before launching her second presidential bid, Clinton gave nearly …

Watch An Artificial Chameleon Change Color

Key step toward active shade-changing camouflage<p>Chameleons are masters at rapidly changing the color of their skin to camouflage themselves or communicate with others. Scientists worldwide have long sought to mimic the skins of these reptiles to render people effectively invisible with chameleon …

Nanotech

Jimmy Butler injures knee and shoots his free throws before leaving in wheelchair

Butler came down very awkwardly on a drive to the basket but stayed in the game long enough to shoot his free throws. He will have an MRI exam on Saturday in Minneapolis.<p>Jimmy Butler left the Chicago Bull's game on Thursday after taking contact on a drive to the basket and landing very …

Wind topples giant crane in New York City

A crane has collapsed in New York City's Lower Manhattan, killing at least one person and injuring three others, US authorities say.<p>Friday morning's incident also caused a gas leak, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, forcing the authorities to shut off supply in buildings around the Tribeca …

5 dead after magnitude-6.4 earthquake shocks Taiwan

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least five people were killed Saturday morning when a magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan, the Taiwanese Disaster Response Center said.<p>More than 200 people were rescued from damaged structures, many from a 17-story residential building that collapsed in Tainan, officials told CNN. Two …

Twitter may launch its new Facebook-like timeline next week, report says

Twitter's most controversial change yet may be a lot closer than we thought.<p>The company plans to formally roll out a redesigned version of its …

Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said late Friday they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a "targeted …

WATCH: Bulls' Jimmy Butler leaves game with knee injury

Chicago star Jimmy Butler got hurt on Friday, and it looked bad.<p>Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler appeared to injure his left knee Friday against the …

Crowd storms the court after high school basketball player hits unbelievable game-winning shot

What a shot!<p>Male held a three point lead on St. Xavier in the final moments of their high school basketball game on Friday evening. A clutch shot from the trailing team left the game tied at 62 with just 11 seconds left.<p>It turns out St. Xavier left too much time on the clock, because THIS …

From Greece to New York, Antetokounmpo lands with Knicks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As paths to the NBA from Europe go, Thanasis Antetokounmpo has taken the long way, but having signed a second short-term contract with the New York Knicks and made his NBA debut, he is determined to make his stay as long as possible.<p>Jan 29, 2016; New York, NY, USA; New York …

Basketball

Witness the Complex Evolution of the San Francisco Bay Area

From the series, "Drugging Our Kids."<br>Dai Sugano<p>1 of 14<p>To many, the San Francisco Bay Area is synonymous with tech prodigies and hopefuls, neo-hippies …

Life in prison for man who shot wife, put photo on Facebook

A Florida man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally shooting his wife eight times during an argument, a slaying that gained international notoriety after he posted a photo of her bloody body on Facebook.<p>Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Yvonne Colodny imposed the maximum possible sentence on …

How to use Android to save on auto repair – Android customization

Your Android device may not be able to fix your car, but you can certainly use it to help narrow down automotive electrical problems and possibly save some money on auto repair and prevent multiple trips to the DEQ. This Android customization project takes us outside, to your car, to tackle a task …

Android News

Ted Cruz Loses His Cool With A Voter Who Actually Challenges Him On Syria

"We will not have a debate, Sir."<p>SALEM, N.H. -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Friday got into a heated exchange with a voter who accused him of supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad.<p>"I came from New Jersey to ask this question because it's so important to me," said John Davenport, a Fordham …

The long-awaited tech correction is here

But in 2015 the talk peaked, as private company valuations grew to the point where Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of 13-person company Instagram in 2012 now looks cheap, and privately held Uber with no published financial returns and massive losses is supposedly worth more than Ford and GM.<p>On …

San Francisco

One-Dimensional College Basketball Teams That Will Struggle in March

Things tend to tighten up in March.<p>Every possession counts. Teams know opponents' tendencies and pull out all the stops they can to stop them. So it's good to have options.<p>If a team doesn't have options, well, it can still win. But it's a heck of a lot harder.<p>This is a list of one-dimensional teams …

Apple now selling a classic take on the virtual reality headset with the new View-Master

Apple today has started selling the View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack on its online store. With all the news about the company building out and prototyping virtual reality tech, it’s interesting to see it offering a glimpse at what that future tech may be by selling the device on the online …

Virtual Reality

Cat seen scalded in Facebook video is rescued, being treated at shelter

Heather Weidmann was horrified Friday morning when she saw footage on Facebook of a South Side cat getting scalded with boiling water.<p>“I cried my eyes out, it’s horrible,” the construction worker said Friday night. “Who’s going to help this cat?”<p>The Humboldt Park resident said she has under her …

One of America's most respected former military officials is worried about the 2016 presidential field

"Could you imagine a President Donald Trump?" he was asked.<p>"In all honesty, that's difficult for me," he told Business Insider in an interview earlier this week.<p>In fact, the entire 2016 presidential field seems to be confounding Gates, one of the most-respected military officials in modern US …

Foreign Policy

Google Working On Its Own Consumer VR Hardware, Latest Job Postings Suggest

Google appears to be doubling down on virtual reality as they look to begin building “multiple” consumer hardware devices, according to new VR job postings on their site.<p>Google’s current consumer VR offerings are confined to its Google Cardboard program, which allows consumers to experience …

Augmented Reality

Epic Blizzard Crushes Eastern U.S.: Pictures

University of Kentucky

Monster Snowstorm Leaves At Least 19 Dead, Paralyzes East Coast

A killer snowstorm paralyzed the East Coast on Saturday, effectively shutting down New York City and the nation's capital, while dumping as much as 3 feet of snow in other areas.<p>At least 19 people died in the mammoth storm, which canceled thousands of flights throughout the weekend.<p>New York City …

(Update: confirmed by Hugo Barra) Xiaomi Mi 5 could launch on February 24th

<b>Update, January 26:</b> Hugo Barra, head of global at Xiaomi and former Android lead, confirmed on Twitter that the Mi 5 is launching on February 24. Barra teased a device that will surpass all our expectations. Who’s excited?<p><b>Original post, January 23:</b> Xiaomi continues racing to the top. They dominate …