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Reid gave granddaughter $17K in campaign funds

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent nearly $17,000 in campaign funds to his granddaughter, and disclosed their relationship only …

Calipari's Wildcats, Kentucky fans unite behind paralyzed fan

Kentucky fan Dick Gregory, paralyzed by a fall at Rupp Arena, was taking his wife to her first Kentucky game.<p>This is a love story, but it's more than …

CHART: Samsung Is Catching Up To Apple In Smartphone Loyalty

iPhone users are notably devoted to Apple, with few making the switch to other handset-makers when they upgrade. But now Samsung users are catching up in terms of brand loyalty.<p>Roughly three out of four existing iPhone users in the U.S., U.K, and Australia who upgraded last year chose to upgrade to …

Mobile

How Candy Crush Saga gave its parent company the worst IPO of the year

Social-gaming publisher King doesn’t rule Wall Street.<p>The Candy Crush Saga maker had a rough first day trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The company went public and introduced its stock at $22.50. At the closing bell, its shares were trading at $19, which is down more than 15.5 percent. It …

GOP: Pope's no liberal

Republicans say the “liberal media” has two world powerhouses all wrong: Barack Obama — and the pope.<p>Democrats believe Pope Francis is their guy, arguing he’s softened the Catholic Church stance on gay rights and abortion and taken GOP economic theories to task. When he meets with Obama in Rome on …

Russia

What Now? There's Still Money for a Balboa Park 2015 Bash But Little Time

We’ve examined what happened to the organization charged with mounting a gigantic festival to celebrate the centennial of the 1915 Panama-California …

Caesars to shutter Harrah’s casino in Mississippi, lay off up to 1,300 workers

JACKSON, Miss. — The long decline of what was once the nation's third-largest casino market was underlined Wednesday when the largest casino in …

Online Gambling Foes Raise the Stakes

A new hand started Wednesday in the high-stakes battle over online gambling. The fight involves some of the nation's most powerful figures, including …

CURL: U.S. won’t be world’s richest nation for long

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p><b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Sometimes, especially lately, it’s depressing to think about the future of the U.S.<p>The economy has been in the …

Corruption

2 Boston firefighters die in massive Back Bay blaze

BOSTON — Smoke and flames poured from the roof and windows of a brownstone on Wednesday as firefighters battled a large fire that killed two of them …

Harry Reid: Obamacare extension granted because people “not educated about how to use the Internet”

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite<p>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) isn’t looking to the skyrocketing cost of premiums or glitch-filled federal …

IRS stonewalls probe of tea party targeting emails

The Internal Revenue Service’s tea party targeting program is still withholding approval of 19 organizations’ nonprofit status, nearly a year after …

LA Times

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Kimberly Guilfoyle on Twitter: "“@FiveFanPS: Love the tweet!Anyways, here's a Vogue parody. #TheFive http://t.co/YaBrnAw0PE”"

Replying to @<b>kimguilfoyle</b><p>“@<b>kimguilfoyle</b>: “@<b>FiveFanPS</b>: Love the tweet!Anyways, here's a Vogue parody. #<b>TheFive</b> pic.twitter.com/hYWMX4bAna””<p>0 replies 0 …

You killed me at hello: 26% of car wrecks involve phones

Despite all the warnings about the dangers of talking or texting while driving, a new study suggests that the situation is getting progressively …

Text Messaging

Fitbit Tops 1M Downloads On Android, Now Works With 44 Android And iOS Devices

Fitbit was a key part of HTC’s One (M8) announcement yesterday, as it’s coming preloaded on devices in select markets, to act as the fitness hub of the new Android flagship. But it’s making strides across all Android devices, with one million downloads total of its free fitness tracking app for …

The next version of Android could be truly business-friendly

Android has a lot of market share, but it doesn't have a big footprint in the corporate world; outside of special efforts like Samsung's Knox, the OS isn't well-suited to business demands. All that may change in the near future, though, as <i>The Information</i>'s sources claim that the next major Android …

Experimental Gmail feature shows promotional emails as a grid of images

Google is testing a very different way of showing promotional emails. In a new experimental view, marketing emails don't look like emails at all; instead, they're big, bold ads with large images. The new view follows Google's controversial move to collect marketing emails and place them in a …