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Hillary Clinton on encryption: 'maybe the back door isn't the right door'

Democrats have strange ideas about the internet, too. At tonight's ABC News presidential debate, candidates offered a number of vague, borderline-illiterate thoughts about technology, especially Hillary Clinton. It all started when ABC gave her an inane prompt, characterizing encryption as a …

The Wine Guide For People Who Can Never Remember Anything About Wine

<i>Caldera is the newest bottle from Bellus Wines, with a label designed by Cherry Bombe creative director Claudia Wu. A portion of its sales benefit the environmental nonprofit Earth Justice.(Photo: Chad Silver)</i><p><i>By Jordan Salcito as told to Catie L'Heureux</i><p>Choosing which wine to buy for a party depends …

Google’s robot group struggles to fill leadership vacuum as it shoots for ambitious launch before 2020

The state of those efforts is now in flux, and the group is in a difficult position as it tries to meet a goal of creating consumer robot technology by 2020.<p>Called "Replicant" internally, the initiative is a collection of roughly ten acquired companies that insiders admit have little in common, …

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Uber is coming to Scotland

Only one of Uber's services is actually coming to Glasgow, however: uberX.<p>That's the cheapest ridesharing service that the company runs in the UK. In London it also offers uberXL (larger vehicles), UberEXEC (nice cars), UberLUX (really nice cars) and UberTAXI, for black cabs.<p>Uber won't be the only …

Russia vetoes U.N. tribunal to investigate MH17 crash in Ukraine

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia has blocked a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have created an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for bringing down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine.<p>Russia was alone in the 15-member council in voting Wednesday in New York against the …

A new startup claims that '90 percent of our clients see their anxiety decline'

"It started with little things—having trouble making eye contact," he told me.<p>Soon it got worse. Redding, a 28-year-old salesman in Seattle, found himself freaking out during normal, everyday conversations. He worried any time his boss wanted to talk. He would dread his regular sales calls, and the …

Dear Coffee, I Will Forever Be Your Biggest 'Feen'

Each time a friend who has long declined offers to join me in my coffee indulgences miraculously decides to cross over into my world of regular consumption, I feel a sense of responsibility and pride for their initiation. I am almost tempted to present them with a biscotti and whisper devilishly, …

Why teens ignore risk for a little reward - Futurity

Teenagers will repeatedly do the same thing, even when it ends badly every time. Neuroscientists took a closer look at the mouse brain to figure out …

Long-term study shows why bullying is a public health problem

Bullying may be responsible for nearly 30% of cases of depression among adults, a new study suggests.<p>By tracking 2,668 people from early childhood through adulthood, researchers found that 13-year-olds who were frequent targets of bullies were three times more likely than their non-victimized peers …

Buyer pays $71,553 for Jordan shoes

A pair of Nikes that were the earliest NBA-worn shoes of Michael Jordan's that have ever come to market have sold for $71,553.<p>That's the …

How The First Bite Of Food Sets The Body's Clock

Researchers are starting to learn why, when we cross time zones or pull an all-nighter, our bodies get out of sync. <i>This story first aired March 10 on</i> Morning Edition.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Oh, sorry, just nodded off for a moment there. You know (laughter) boy, you should see the director's …