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Lawyer: Woman did not intend to hit pedestrians

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — The attorney for a 56-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four people, including a 6-year-old boy, said it was an accident when she ran her car into nearly a dozen pedestrians outside a California church, describing her as someone who "does not live her life …

Sony exec fires back at President Obama

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, denying that the studio had "caved" by scrapping next week's opening of "The Interview," fired back Friday after President Obama said the studio had "made a mistake."<p>In an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Lynton also reopened the door to a future release …

UK flights chaos: Air traffic control computers using software from the 1960s

One of the main computer programs used by air traffic control centre Nats was written in the 1960s and has been phased out by every other country<p>A computer failure that led to southern England being closed to air traffic on Friday could be repeated because software used to control flights dates …

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Book Review: Eureka! Discovering Your Inner Scientist

This is Chad Orzel's (@orzelc and blogger at Uncertain Principles) third book. His first two were How To Teach Physics to Your Dog and How to Teach …