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What’s affected — and what’s not — by the government shutdown

The federal government shutdown is under way in earnest.<p>After Congress tried and failed to reach a deal over the weekend, huge swathes of the federal government have suspended operations and furloughed employees until a government funding bill is passed.<p>Not everything is affected. Post offices are …

Health Care

49ers sign third-round cornerback Redmond

Getty Images<p>The 49ers announced Thursday that third-round cornerback Will Redmond has signed his rookie contract.<p>A one-year starter but three-year …

Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

Microsoft Unveils New Products: Pictures

Biometrics

Rise of the 'Next-Pats': how technology is helping us live more global lives

New technologies are allowing people to throw off the traditional ties of nationality and background and embrace a more connected, global citizenship, according to a new report<p>There's a new type of digital native in town – researchers have identified a new demographic known as the Next-Pats, a …

7 worst apps that violate your privacy

When you're browsing through the millions of apps available from the Apple and Android app stores, you'll notice that close to 98 percent of them are free to download. That's great if you're looking to fill up your gadget, but many free apps, and some paid ones, do come with a hidden price — your …

Murder charge in Washington family slayings

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The man charged with the killing of three members of a prominent Washington, D.C. family and their housekeeper did not act alone, prosecutors said they believe.<p>Darron Dellon Dennis Wint made his first appearance before a District of Columbia judge Friday to face first-degree …

Los Angeles is a candidate to host 2020 Super Bowl, per report

The nation's second-biggest city could host a Super Bowl in 2020 if a team relocates to Los Angeles soon.<p>Los Angeles could host Super Bowl LIV in 2020, provided the city has at least one team in place by that time, according to a report from Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times.<p>That gives the city a …

Russell Wilson Isn't Worth Elite QB Contract for Seahawks

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks are facing a crossroads in what has been a fruitful marriage for both sides since Wilson was drafted in 2012. It seems every starting quarterback seeking a second contract automatically receives a deal in excess of $100 million total value, even if it isn't …

NFL

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines

What are HPV Vaccines?<p>HPV vaccines are vaccines that protect against infection with human papillomaviruses (HPV). HPV is a group of more than 200 …

Public Health

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

The United Nations said it's unnecessary to quarantine people just because they came from Ebola-afflicted countries. However, some jurisdictions and health officials in the United States and Canada are tightening their Ebola policies.<p>Here are the latest developments:<p><b>U.S. DEVELOPMENTS</b><p><b>Oregon patient</b> …

Measles outbreak in Ohio appears to be ending: health officials | Reuters

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A massive measles outbreak in Ohio that was behind the largest outbreak of the disease in the United States in two decades appears to be coming to an end, with no new confirmed cases in the state in nearly a month, state officials said on Friday.<p>“I am cautiously optimistic …

5 Things You Should Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

<i>By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even help you live longer. It's 100 percent free, and all you have to do to get it is go outside. Seems like something everyone would have plenty of, right? Well, that …

The 9 Best Weight-Loss Tips Ever!

Those extra pounds will vanish in no time<p>We rounded up the best weight-loss tips we’ve ever published and put them all in one convenient spot. Click through to jumpstart your weight-loss goals now!<p>Don’t Forget to Eat Right<p>Hit the gym all you want, but you’ll still gain weight if you eat more …

Fitness

Google vs. Samsung, Surface Pro 3 fix, Play Store changes & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the recent update to fix the Wi-Fi issues of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Then we talk …

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

Fitness

Quiet Anxiety, Depression without Drugs

All it takes is a little time and focus<p>Mind over mood: Just 30 minutes of daily meditation can lower anxiety and depression levels up to 38 percent—about the same amount as an antidepressant, finds a review study from Johns Hopkins University.<p>From a sense of panic to heart palpitations and poor …

Mindfulness

Adjustable Measuring Scoop

It’s the scoop that can measure any amount! The NuScoop Adjustable Measuring Scoop has adjustable thumb knob which makes the scoop size larger or …

This Electronic Sleep Apnea Cure Is Like Auto-Pilot for Breathing

Sleep apnea increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. But the treatment, wearing a CPAP mask to bed, is so uncomfortable that many patients …

Sleep