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Obama tells BET racism 'deeply rooted' in American society

President Barack Obama is prescribing time and vigilance to tackle problems as entrenched in American society as racism and bias.<p>He also is urging patience, saying progress usually comes in small steps.<p>In an interview with BET, the president described his conversation with a group of young civil …

Can you hear me now? Verizon, AT&T to make voice-over-LTE interoperable in 2015

AT&T and Verizon have just started rolling out voice over LTE (VoLTE), but they already have plans to link their two next-generation voice services …

AMC To DirecTV Customers: Run, Don’t Walk, To Protest Possible “Walking Dead” Blackout

AMC ran ads during Sunday night’s airing of its number one hit, <i>The Walking Dead</i>, to alert viewers of its ongoing contract dispute with DirecTV, which could leave fans of the zombie horror show without new episodes, midway through season five.<p>The advertisements prompted DirecTV customers to call or …

1 arrested in Halloween hit-and-run deaths

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California driver who police say struck and killed three teenage trick-or-treaters on Halloween before fleeing with his …

Sorry, But Saving Money Won't Make You Rich

If you think you can save your way to wealth, you’re wrong. Spending less than you make is not the path to riches. Instead, wealth comes and goes as asset prices -– real estate, stocks, and bonds -– rise and fall.<p>This is why most Americans have no shot at ever being wealthy, while the …

U.S. court rules that phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, but fingerprints aren’t

While Touch ID makes sense for most of us as a secure and convenient way to protect our phones, there is one group of people who may want to stick to good old-fashioned passcodes: criminals.<p>A Virginia District Court has ruled that while phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, which says …

Marcus Lattimore to discuss future

San Francisco 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore is considering retirement but has not made a decision, coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed Monday.<p>"He's …

Typhoon Slams Philippines: Pictures

Ferguson fallout: Protesters interrupt Holder's speech - CNN.com

<i>Did you participate in Monday's walkout? Please share your photos and videos with CNN iReport.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- It's been one week since the streets of Ferguson boiled over after protesters learned the officer who shot teenager Michael Brown won't face criminal charges.<p>And tensions are still simmering. …