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Fallout 4’s Survival mode is getting a complete overhaul

When <i>Fallout 4</i> launched, it included several difficulty modes, the highest of which was Survival. This was a deceptive name for the mode, because fans …

SpaceX's Dragon capsule that could bring people to orbit hovers in new video

SpaceX's Dragon capsule designed to deliver humans to space took a quick little hop off the ground during a test in November.<p>A newly-released video …

You Won't Believe How Many Copies Elite Dangerous Has Sold

Games like <i>Minecraft</i> or <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>, you’ve probably heard, move tens of millions of copies with ease. They’re the olympic idols of interactive …

Federal agent says Iraqi refugee wanted to bomb Texas malls

HOUSTON (AP) — An Iraqi refugee who is facing charges he tried to help the Islamic State group wanted to set off bombs at two Houston malls and was …

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Iowa police accused of racially profiling 2 black men<p>Warning about baby food, potentially dangerous levels of metal<p>Nurse sues hospital, saying it …

Prosthetic leg with hoofed foot discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

The 2,200-year-old remains of a man with a deformed knee attached to a prosthetic leg tipped with a horse hoof have been discovered in a tomb in an ancient cemetery near Turpan, China.<p>The tomb holds the man and a younger woman, who may or may not have known the male occupant, scientists say.<p>"The …

Iraqi refugee's brother shocked by terrorism arrest

HOUSTON (AP) — The brother of an Iraqi refugee who had settled in Texas said he is in shock after learning that his sibling — who had come to the …

To reverse a ‘low-growth’ future the wages of ordinary workers have to rise

US economy,US Interest rates,Economics,Business,US unemployment and employment statistics,Unemployment and employment statistics,Economic policy,Politics<p>The economic fundamentals will remain perilous if low- and middle-income workers continue to endure poor pay<p>The US economy ended 2015 with …

Call for supplies as Oregon standoff enters second week

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The occupation of national wildlife area by a small, armed group upset over federal land policies stretched into its second week …

Brother of Iraqi Refugee Accused in ISIS-Linked Plot Shocked by Terrorism Arrest

U.S. news<p>HOUSTON — The brother of an Iraqi refugee who had settled in Texas said he is in shock after learning that his sibling — who had come to the U.S. to escape the violence in their homeland — is now facing charges that he tried to help ISIS.<p>Federal authorities allege 24-year-old Omar Faraj …

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Russian doctor filmed punching patient who later died

A Russian doctor has been captured on video punching a patient who later died, prompting authorities to open a criminal investigation.<p>The footage, which was broadcast on state television and widely shared online, shows the violent incident at a hospital in Belgorod, 350 miles south-west of …

Rubio: Philadelphia cop shooting was a 'terrorist attack'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Marco Rubio said Saturday that the recent shooting of a Philadelphia police officer by a man who claimed allegiance to ISIS is a "terrorist attack."<p>Police say Edward Archer, 30, ambushed and shot Officer Jesse Hartnett, 33, while he was sitting in his patrol car Thursday night. …

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Water crisis in Flint, Michigan, draws federal investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lorna Hunter has lived in Flint, Michigan, for the better part of 60 years, but recently things have changed. "You feel like sitting ducks here," said Hunter, a co-owner of the West Flint Flower Shop.<p>She's not referring to the threat of guns or terrorists: Flint residents are afraid of …

Man charged with attempted murder in shooting of Philly cop

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who investigators say claimed he shot and wounded a Philadelphia police officer in the name of Islam was charged Saturday …

Mexico willing to extradite 'El Chapo,' who faces Chicago indictment, source says

Mexico is willing to extradite drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, a federal law enforcement official said Saturday, a sharp reversal from the official position after his last capture in 2014.<p>"Mexico is ready. There are plans to cooperate with the U.S.," said the Mexican …

Islamic State tries to use Oregon takeover to turn Americans against their government

By Joby Warrick<p>Joby Warrick<p>National security reporter covering terrorism, rogue states, weapons proliferation<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Supporters of the Islamic State terrorist group are urging American sympathizers to try to instigate more anti-government demonstrations like last week’s armed takeover of a …

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Wounded Philadelphia officer shoots attacker; suspect pledges allegiance to ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> At a crosswalk in Philadelphia, a man dressed in a long white mantle stormed Officer Jesse Hartnett's squad car and unloaded a gun at him.<p>Edward Archer, 30, would tell police later that he attacked for ISIS. And Hartnett's bravery in the face of mortal danger would ensure the suspect didn't …

Man who plotted Obama dognapping faces weapons charge: Wash. Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A North Dakota man who allegedly plotted to kidnap one of the Obama family’s pet Portuguese water dogs was arrested with guns and ammunition at a downtown Washington hotel and is facing a weapons charge, The Washington Post reported on Friday.<p>Bo (L) and Sunny, the Obama …

Police: Suspect in officer's shooting claims allegiance to ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 30-year-old man who allegedly ambushed and shot a Philadelphia police officer sitting in his patrol car confessed he did it in the name of the Islamic State, presumably referring to the terrorist group ISIS, officials said Friday.<p>Officer Jesse Hartnett, 33, was hit three times in the left …

Refugees arrested in California and Texas on terror charges

<b>Two men from the Middle East who came to the US as refugees have been charged with supporting terrorism.</b><p>The arrests took place in California and Texas, but neither man was charged with plotting an attack on the US.<p>Both men are Iraqi-born Palestinians and had likely been in contact with the other …

Apartment building in Israel will have an unusual amenity in its basement — an archaeological site

By Jenny Starrs<p>Jenny Starrs<p>Video editor, politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Contractors and preservationists have formed an unlikely alliance in the northern Israeli town of Nahariya. The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that, instead of being destroyed, 3,400-year-old remains of an ancient …

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Light's L16 takes 10 photos and stitches them into a 52-megapixel image

LAS VEGAS — Can Light's $1,699 L16 camera, which is about the size of three iPhone 6 Plus's stacked together, really replace a DSLR and and a bunch …

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Pentagon Agrees To Recognize Drone Pilots With A Decoration

(Not quite a medal)<p>How should the Pentagon acknowledge a warrior whose battlefield is an immobile cockpit in Nevada? For years, the United States Air Force has struggled with twin problems regarding the pilots of its remotely piloted aircraft: how to honor extraordinary actions by drone pilots …

'Mega Mao' no more as ridiculed golden statue destroyed

Statue of Chairman Mao in Henan province was subject of online mockery after photos went viral this week<p>A giant golden statue of Mao Zedong has been torn down in central China just days after the 36-metre effigy sparked an outpouring of criticism and ridicule.<p>Photographs of Henan province’s “mega …