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US man walks free after 40 years wrongly imprisoned

A 70-year-old man from North Carolina has been released after serving four decades in prison for a crime he did not commit<p>A panel of judges has found Joseph Sledge was wrongly convicted in the stabbing deaths of a mother and daughter nearly four decades ago.<p>After his release on Friday, the …

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6 Ways Apple’s iPad Could Change Dramatically on Thursday

Apple is getting ready to make some major announcements Thursday in Cupertino, and there’s a lot of speculation about what consumers can expect to …

New test 'helps identify best ovarian cancer treatment'

<b>A new test can help doctors identify ovarian cancer more accurately and cut down on instances of unnecessary surgery, claim scientists.</b><p>It is designed to help diagnose different types and stages of ovarian cancer.<p>The developers, in Belgium and the UK, said many women with cancer were not getting the …

I Spent A Week Switching Between The 2 Best Big-Screen Phones In The World ...

It's a tough battle. I've been using the iPhone 6 Plus as my primary phone since it launched. I'm in love with it. I called it a Dream Phone in my review. After years of testing Samsung phones with big, beautiful screens, all I wanted was a supersize iPhone. It took a long time, but Apple delivered.<p>…

HBO is finally going to let you watch its shows without cable

Starting next year, you'll finally be able to watch HBO on the web without a cable subscription. In a dream come true for cord cutters, HBO CEO Richard Plepler has confirmed the company plans to launch a "standalone, over-the-top" HBO Go subscription offering at some point in 2015. This service …

Saudi court sentences Shia leader to death

A Saudi court has sentenced to death a prominent Shia religious leader and anti-government protest leader for "sedition" and "disobeying" the kingdom's rulers.<p>Nimr al-Nimr, who is in his 50s, was a driving force behind demonstrations in the oil-rich east in 2011 against the kingdom's Sunni rulers, …

Second Ebola Nurse Told CDC About Slightly Elevated Temperature Before Flight

The second nurse who has been diagnosed with Ebola told the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention she had a slightly elevated temperature …

The Drug-Free Way to Fight Depression

Exercise can do a lot of physical good, from making hearts healthy to keeping weight down—and now there’s strong new evidence that it can give a …

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Google announces HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet, coming November 3rd

Prices start at $399, and you can pre-order beginning October 17th<p>Google has just announced the Nexus 9, an Android 5.0 tablet that the company designed in collaboration with HTC. Pre-orders will begin on October 17th and you can expect the tablet to start showing up in stores on November 3rd. …