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Photos from a Fake Instagram Road Trip Across America

Photographer and writer Gideon Jacobs has gone on a journey across America without leaving the comfort of his home. His mom thinks he's driving across the Rust Belt.<p>Somewhere along the line, photography went from a means of recording reality to a force that informs it. Instead of living our lives …

Navy SEAL to receive Medal of Honor for hostage rescue

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Medal of Honor will be awarded Monday to a Navy SEAL for his role in rescuing an American civilian being held hostage by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan, the White House announced.<p>President Barack Obama will award Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers the …

Detroit-area officer gets 13 months in prison for assault

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area police officer whose bloody beating of a motorist was captured on dashcam video was sentenced to at least 13 months in …

This is the fastest wireless carrier in the US

You're sitting in a coffee shop, your eyeballs glued to the phone. YouTube is open, and you're waiting for the latest comic-book movie trailer to load. Instead, you get the oh-so-familiar circular loading icon instead.<p>And it keeps spinning and spinning.<p>It's at these moments that you wonder if the …

Telecoms

South Korea warns North Korea not to launch satellite

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea warned on Wednesday of "searing" consequences if North Korea doesn't abandon plans to launch a long-range …

ISIS Rebuffed in Iraq, Syria but Now Threatens Libya: Kerry

ROME — The international war on ISIS is “making a difference” in Iraq and Syria but the terror group is resurgent in Libya and could seize that nation’s oil wealth, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Tuesday.<p>Kerry credited the deployment of U.S. Special Forces inside Syria, training programs for …

Relive your Windows 95 memories with this purpose-built emulator

Twenty one years ago this August, the Windows 95 operating system launched to great fanfare around the world.<p>Now you can relive those heady days with …

Emulation

U.S. northern Midwest sees blizzards, tornadoes hit South | Reuters

(Reuters) - A major storm system brought a mix of bad weather on Tuesday to much of the central United States, with a band of tornadoes downing trees in Alabama and Mississippi and heavy snow blanketing the northern Midwest.<p>The National Weather Service said eight tornadoes had hit eastern …

Taliban Kills 10-Year-Old Soldier Hailed as War Hero

The Taliban on Monday gunned down a 10-year-old soldier who had been hailed as a hero by the Afghan government for leading an attack against the …

Report: Amazon To Open Hundreds Of Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores

Amazon, the online retailer that killed off so many independent bookshops, is getting ready to launch its own brick-and-mortar book chain. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the CEO of a major mall operator, General Growth Properties, revealed on Tuesday that Amazon intends to launch hundreds of …

The lawsuit revolves around the company’s use of quarterly performance reviews, used to determine promotions, demotions and terminations<p>There’s nothing particularly surprising about allegations of gender discrimination at a Silicon Valley tech firm. Over the past year, Twitter, Facebook and …

Gender Discrimination