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The Fed Might Have Just Made a Big Mistake

Rates are likely to remain near historic lows even as inflation appears to reemerge.<p>As expected, Fed officials voted on Wednesday to leave interest …

Government 'backdoor' access to a single iPhone would undo years of progress in online security

While the media has reported on nearly every minutia of the ongoing litigation between Apple and the FBI, we seem to have lost sight of the bigger picture.<p>This is not just about government investigators gaining access to the iPhone 5C used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the attackers who killed 14 …

Erin Andrews tearfully testifies in $75 million stalker trial

The sportscaster Erin Andrews tearfully told a court Monday that when she found out a stalker had posted nude video online, she called her father and frantically screamed, "Dad, I'm naked all over the Internet."<p>She was so distraught, she said that the hotel where she was staying called to ask if …

Erin Andrews testifies at $75 million stalker trial - CNN Video

Sportscaster Erin Andrews testified to a court about the trauma that she had endured upon finding out that she had been secretly filmed naked at a Nashville Marriott.

Judge sides with Apple over feds in New York

A federal magistrate-judge in New York City has ruled that the U.S. government can't force Apple to hack an iPhone to investigate a drug dealer.<p>It's a win for Apple, which is being pressured by federal law enforcement agents to help it break into iPhones in at least 13 instances across the country. …

From Healthy To Dead: How Coral Bleaching Is Devastating Our Oceans

These images show the dire threat to the world's reefs, which hold some 25 percent of marine life.<p>Sometimes, when things aren't quite right with the oceans, a once-pristine, colorful reef will start to die. Corals that take thousands of years to grow, polyp-by-tiny-polyp, get a little finicky when …

We Can't Let it Be... More Plastic Than Fish in Our Sea

<i>Photo: NOAA</i><p>News that plastic pollution will exceed all the fish in the sea by 2050 is beyond appalling -- it's unacceptable. We need bold action to stop plastic garbage from choking out ocean life.<p>One ocean and two big problems: We need to end overfishing and confront our throwaway society. Both …

Dad and Son, 4, Die After Falling Through Ice Into Lake in Michigan

A father and his 4-year-old son died after falling through ice into a lake in Michigan on Monday, police said.<p>Dive teams were on scene “relatively quickly” at Alderman Lake about 40 miles northwest of Detroit, the Oakland County Sheriff's Department said. The pair died later at an area hospital, …

Retired Ohio police officer awaits word on how to keep old K-9 partner

<b>(CNN) —</b> The retired Marietta, Ohio, police officer who has been fighting to keep his K-9 partner will have to decide whether he'll take an auxiliary position on the force so he can keep his beloved Ajax, and to prevent the city from having to auction off the German shepherd.<p>Matthew Hickey retired …

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More sperm whales found dead - this time on a German beach

The whales were young bulls around the same age as 12 other sperm whales found dead in recent weeks at various North Sea spots<p>Eight dead sperm whales have washed up on a German beach, just weeks after 12 of the giant mammals were found dead at other sites on the North Sea, officials said on …

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Jennifer Lawrence Called Out a Reporter For Using His Phone (Twice)

Jennifer Lawrence took home a Best Actress Golden Globe Sunday night for her role in <i>Joy</i>, and after the show, she took some time to field questions …

Apple's Next iPhone Update Could Help You Sleep Better

Checking emails and taking one last glance at Twitter are now just as much a part of our evening routines as brushing our teeth and saying goodnight …

Tom Brady Says He's Never Had Coffee

Tom Brady recently defied all human logic when he revealed that he has never drunk coffee — not even a sip. The New England Patriots quarterback made …