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Amazon Finally Found a Way to Prevent Your Packages from Disappearing off Your Porch

Amazon rolls out a new delivery service to reduce package theft.<p>Ever had a package go missing from your front porch? Now Amazon thinks they might have a solution to circumvent package thieves.<p>Amazon has tried a few solutions to tackle package theft. Amazon Locker offers over 2,000 secure …

eCommerce

One of The Most Frightening Climate Change Predictions Seems to Be Already Happening

Oh no oh no oh no...<p>Two years ago, former NASA climate scientist James Hansen and a number of colleagues laid out a dire scenario in which gigantic …

European rights court rejects case on terminally ill toddler

PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Monday rejected a case from British parents who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy …

Why You Should be Reading Books Every Day, According to Science

It's a habit that's beneficial on several levels.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, more than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults have not read even part of a book within the past year. It's a shame considering that researchers have found reading is beneficial in many ways.<p>1. Reading …

Pew Research Center

Children have energy levels greater than endurance athletes, scientists find

Parents run ragged by their children may have suspected it all along.<p>Youngsters have greater energy levels than professional endurance athletes, scientists have discovered, meaning it is virtually impossible for the average adult to keep up.<p>And for mothers and fathers hoping that tiring out their …

The Toronto van suspect apparently lauded an American mass killer

<b>(CNN) —</b> Shortly before Alek Minassian allegedly plowed a rental van into pedestrians in Toronto, he apparently posted a cryptic message on Facebook, suggesting he had frustrations toward women, authorities said.<p>In the message, Minassian allegedly praised a man who vowed to "destroy" women who …

Yonge Street

Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trump’s Moscow Nights

President Donald Trump twice gave James Comey an alibi for why a salacious report about the 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow couldn’t be true: He …

Donald Trump

Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, …

Two Conspiracy Theorists Have Been Arrested For Harassing Survivors Of The Sutherland Springs Shooting

Robert Ussery, aka "Side Thorn," and Jodi Mann, aka "Conspiracy Granny," have allegedly been tormenting the Sutherland Springs, Texas, community for nearly four months.<p>Two mass shooting conspiracy theorists were arrested Monday in Texas after spending months allegedly harassing survivors of the …

What North Korea wants from the US - CNN Video

North Korea is willing to talk to the United States about giving up its nuclear weapons. CNN's Will Ripley looks at Kim Jong Un's strategy.

North Korea

Sergei Skripal: former Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent, say police

Former Russian spy’s case being treated as attempted murder, with police officer also ‘seriously ill’<p>The former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were deliberately poisoned with a nerve agent in a case that is now being treated as attempted murder, the police counter-terrorism chief …

Nerve Agents

This all-female TV station is bringing women's issues to Afghanistan's attention

<i>Editor's Note: CNN is committed to covering gender inequality wherever it occurs in the world. This story is part of As Equals, a year-long series.</i><p><i>Kabul, Afghanistan</i> — Journalists, editors and producers gather for an editorial meeting in a coral painted building in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.<p>The …

You can now pretend you’re in Disneyland on Google Maps

Make believe<p>If you’ve always wanted to visit Walt Disney World in Orlando or Disneyland in California, but don’t like the idea of long lines, humid weather, and thousands of people then there’s good news today. Google is bringing 11 Disney parks to Google Maps Street View, allowing you to virtually …

Wreckage of aircraft carrier, USS Lexington, sunk in WWII found in Pacific

A team led by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says it found the wreck of the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier that was sunk in 1942’s Battle of the Coral Sea with the loss of more than 200 sailors.<p>In a tweet and an announcement on his website, Allen said the ship had been found Sunday …

Military

Malaysian Apple reseller cancels sale after crowds overwhelmed a mall for $50 iPhones

A Malaysian Apple reseller had to cancel its warehouse sale over the weekend after 11,000 people lined up hours before the actual event to buy iPhones priced as low as $50 USD. According to the advertisement leading up to the event, retailer Switch was selling off its stock largely consisting of …

Here’s how the iPhone 6s performs before and after a battery replacement [Video]

Apple confirmed in December that it does slow older iPhones as their batteries age and are unable to handle a full load. The company is currently offering users a discounted rate for battery replacements, giving users the opportunity to return to full power.<p>A new video shared today offers a great …

North Korea Signals Willingness to ‘Denuclearize,’ South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has told South Korean envoys he is willing to negotiate with the United States on abandoning his country’s nuclear weapons, officials from the South said Tuesday. Mr. Kim also said he would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while such …

North Korea

Original Rainbow Cone will reopen for the season on Friday

Though there's snow in tomorrow's forecast, this bout of 60-degree weather has us daydreaming of summer. Come Friday, March 2, there will be one more …

Declassified Spy Papers Reveal a 1981 Attempt to Assassinate Queen Elizabeth II in New Zealand

Declassified intelligence documents released Thursday reveal that a mentally disturbed teenager attempted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II while she …

Queen Elizabeth II

New Zealand documents confirm assassination attempt on the Queen as police open investigation

New Zealand’s intelligence agency has released documents confirming that a 17-year-old anti-royalist tried to assassinate the Queen during a visit to Dunedin in 1981 in a mysterious incident that has prompted a fresh police investigation into an alleged “cover up”.<p>The previously classified …

Suspected 'Isil' kidnappers charged with assaulting missing British couple in South Africa

Three suspects accused of kidnapping an elderly British couple in South Africa in a plot linked to Isil now face charges of “the infliction of grievously bodily harm” on the victims, state prosecutors said on Thursday.<p>Rodney, 74, and Rachel Saunders, 63, went missing on February 12 near the Bivane …

A proposed hyperloop could mean trips from Chicago to Cleveland in 28 minutes

Mayor Rham Emanuel is dead-set on building an express train that could make the trip from the Loop to O'Hare in 20 minutes or less, but there's an …

The three things you need to know today in Chicago: Wed, Feb 28

1. You only have a few days left to go ice skating at Millennium and Maggie Daley Parks before the rinks close for the season. They’re both open from …

Scientists Use 3-D Printers to Make Body Parts

Human cells are the ink.<p>What if you could press a button and a machine would make you a new nose or kidney? Scientists are exploring that futuristic vision by using special 3-D printers to make living body parts.<p>Called bioprinters, these machines use human cells as “ink.” A standard 3-D printer …

New NASA Maps Reveal How Rapidly Antarctica Is Melting Away

It's not looking good.<p>If the world was a glass of water, Antarctica would be the biggest ice cube floating in it. The southernmost continent is …

Global Warming

Ford's self-driving cars head to Miami

Automakers and tech companies have spent plenty of time getting their self-driving car development off the ground, and you usually hear about them setting up shop in California or Arizona. Ford's got a presence there, but it's also heading southeast -- <i>way</i> southeast.<p>Ford announced today that it has …

Ann Arbor

Water Might Be All Over the Moon, New Research Shows

In 2009, three spacecraft confirmed that water exists on the moon, but until now, astronomers thought most of that water was confined to "cold traps" …

Space Travel

Food bank gives access cards to Germans only, despite uproar

BERLIN (AP) — A food bank in western Germany has pushed ahead with plans to prevent more foreigners from accessing its services, despite widespread …

Egypt train crash: '16 people killed and 20 injured in horrific rail smash

At least 10 people have died and 15 others have been injured after a train crash in Egypt.<p>A passenger train smashed into a freight train in the …

UNICEF says 6 killed in "senseless" attack on charity team

<b>DAKAR, Senegal --</b> The United Nations children's agency says one of its workers and five other education workers have been killed in an attack in …