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Amazon launches Black Friday deals store

For the retail giant, Black Friday is no longer just a day, it's a season. And that season has arrived.<p>Shoppers, get your credit cards poised.<p>Amazon on Sunday launched its Black Friday deals store as it begins to count down to what traditionally has been one of the biggest shopping days of the year.<p>…

Black Friday

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

‘The Other Side of the American Dream’: Powerful Portraits Document the Abuse of Migrants Passing Through Mexico

For <i>Al Otro Lado del Sueño</i>, or <i>The Other Side of the American Dream</i>, photographer Nicola “Ókin” Frioli catalogues the heartbreak and devastation …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

UN reminds the US that member states should respect its privacy

The United Nations is still looking into the report that the NSA snooped on its NYC headquarters for years with help from AT&T. But it wants to remind the US and other countries who may have plans of spying on the organization that it expects member states to respects its right to privacy. "The …

Phone companies ditching copper wires will have to follow the rules

The age of the copper land-line is nearing its end, but traditional phone lines aren't going quietly: new rules from the FCC now require service providers notify customers of the impending removal and drawbacks of switching to a VOIP line <i>three months</i> before killing a copper network. It sounds like …