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H1N1 flu strain has returned with a vengeance

When the state released its most recent report Friday on the flu situation in California, one number stood out as particularly alarming: 95 deaths. That's the total of deaths reported to the state since the flu season started in October.<p>By this time last year, only nine deaths had been blamed on …

Negotiators at Syria Peace Talks Can’t Even Agree on Humanitarian Aid

After three days of talks to find a solution to the Syria conflict the negotiating parties have so far failed to deliver even the most minimal of …

Stop And Frisk Leads To Mistrust Of NYPD And Refusal To Cooperate With Cops, According To Study

The New York City Police Department's use of the stop-and-frisk tactic has so badly damaged some communities' trust in police, according to a new study, that many young people won't report violent crimes.<p>The Vera Institute of Justice conducted a survey of 500 men and women in five "highly …

Marijuana debates continue even where pot is legal

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

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Russian anti-gay bill passes, protesters detained

MOSCOW A bill that stigmatizes Russia's gay community and bans the distribution of information about homosexuality to children was overwhelmingly …

Legal woes lurk for Gov. Chris Christie over bridge traffic jam scandal

This may turn into much more than just a political scandal.<p>It may have seemed like a teenage prank at the time, but the blockage of bridge traffic as a possible act of partisan political revenge has put New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the middle of a serious legal stew.<p>And the fire underneath it …

Rise of the smart watch: Dick Tracy would've loved the Pebble

Will the Pebble smart watch spark new app flurry?<p>When Jason Sapara gets a text message, he doesn't reach for his phone. He looks at his wrist.<p>Mr. …

The Oculus Rift: virtual reality is no longer a joke

Virtual reality used to be ridiculed. But, thanks to Palmer Luckey's new Oculus Rift, industry, medicine and the military are now taking it very seriously indeed<p>The decade’s most exciting development in computer hardware looks a little like a fat black envelope stuck to a pair of ski goggles, and I …

Air Force develops ‘dazzling’ hand held laser weapon - US news - Security | NBC News

WASHINGTON — It’s the stuff of fiction. A hand held laser weapon with the Star Trek moniker “PHaSER,” developed by the Air Force as a non-lethal weapon capable of being used on the battlefield or on the mean streets of any major city.<p>Think more along the lines of Buck Rogers rather than a Star Wars …

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