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Trump voices support for U.S. intelligence a day after fueling bipartisan outrage with Putin comments

WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell the furor over his support of Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that Russians interfered with the 2016 election – but that others could have been involved as well.<p>"I accept our intelligence …

Donald Trump

NASA Is Training This 17-Year-Old Girl to Become One of the First Humans on Mars

While many of us can only dream of space travel, 17-year-old astronaut trainee Alyssa Carson is making it a reality. The ambitious Louisiana-based teenager has had her “heart set on the stars” ever since she was a little girl. At only 3 years old, she told her father, “Daddy, I want to be an …

Washington D.C.

LeBron James Agrees to 4-Year, $154 Million Contract with Lakers

For the second time in eight years, LeBron James is leaving Cleveland.<p>On Sunday, Klutch Sports Group announced on Twitter James' plans to sign a four-year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers after declining his $35.6 million player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers and testing free …

Basketball

Exclusive: Inside Microsoft's secret Surface testing labs

Inside Microsoft's<br>Secret Surface<br>Testing Labs<p>Inside Microsoft's<br>Secret Surface<br>Testing Labs<p>I cringed hard as a robot arm dropped a Surface Pro onto the …

The 5G standard is finally finished with new standalone specification

Now the real work begins<p>It’s been a long time coming, but there’s finally a finished 5G standard. Earlier this week, the 3GPP — the international group that governs cellular standards — officially signed off on the standalone 5G New Radio (NR) spec. It’s another major step toward next-generation …

This powerhouse laptop can take up to 128GB of RAM

The Lenovo ThinkPad 52 laptop is capable of VR content creation on the go<p>Yesterday, Lenovo revealed the ThinkPad P52 at the NXT BLD conference in …

Verizon has three unlimited plans now, which you can mix and match however you want

Verizon got back into the unlimited game around 16 months ago at the behest of the nation’s largest telecom subscriber base, tweaking, multiplying …

'Westworld' science adviser shares his vision of robots and the future of AI

Will thinking bots like the ones on HBO's hit series ever be a thing?<p>PALO ALTO, Calif. — Fans of the HBO series "Westworld" know that it doesn't shy away from big and often mind-bending themes. From questions about robot consciousness to the ethics of artificial intelligence, the show has taken …

The Future

Samsung Galaxy X folding phone could cost twice as much as iPhone X

Apple and Samsung are both supposedly working on foldable phones. The Korean company will get its out first though, but hold onto your wallet, it’s going to be shockingly expensive.<p>An analyst predicts that this device, allegedly called the Galaxy X, will cost about 2M Korean won, or $1815. That’s …

Mobile

Huge Sea Turtles Slowly Coming Back From Brink of Extinction

WASHINGTON — Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says.<p>Scientists found more populations of the large turtles improving than declining when they looked at nearly 60 regions across the globe. That's a big change from a decade or two ago, experts said.<p>Long-living …

Special report: The next health care wars

Forget the Affordable Care Act: The future of our health care system will be shaped by a much bigger and broader fight — one that will likely …

Health Care

Love Island 2018: Rosie NOT happy as Megan slams ‘exaggerated’ Georgia

We were shocked when Megan called Georgia ‘a fake b**ch’ during last night’s Love Island, but it looks like things are about to get a lot worse.<p>On …

Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago

Between 60 and 90 percent of the world’s fresh water is frozen in the ice sheets of Antarctica, a continent roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined. If all that ice melted, it would be enough to raise the world’s sea levels by roughly 200 feet.<p>While that won’t happen overnight, …

Antarctica

U.S. Judge Approves AT&T's $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner

<b>Updated at 6:02 p.m. ET</b><p>A federal judge on Tuesday gave his blessing to telecom giant AT&T's drive to take over the Time Warner media conglomerate. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon rejected arguments by Justice Department lawyers that the combined company would be too large and too powerful …

Net Neutrality

Tony Awards 2018: The Best Dressed Celebrities on the Red Carpet

On Broadway’s biggest night one expects pizzazz and drama galore from the theater world’s most stylish. Tonight did not disappoint. Denise Gough sparkled in tiered chiffon by Oscar de la Renta, and Condola Rashad went bold and sassy in scarlet Carolina Herrera. There was shimmer for days (Kerry …

North Korea summit: Trump, Kim Jong Un sign unspecified document after hours of talks

SINGAPORE — After more than a half-century of hostility between their two countries, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a document Tuesday pledging "to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," but provided few details of how that might work.<p>“We’re …

North Korea

Sessions moves to block asylum for most victims of domestic, gang violence

A move by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to make it more difficult for victims of domestic violence and other crimes to receive asylum in the U.S. could fuel a backlash that the Trump administration already faces over its immigration crackdown.<p>The 31-page decision narrows the grounds for asylum for …

Immigration

Tesla Roadster may offer SpaceX package with actual rockets

Yes, you read that correctly. Elon Musk has followed up on remarks from Tesla's annual shareholder meeting (not to mention more cryptic hints in November) with a statement that the new Roadster's previously mentioned "SpaceX option package" will include 10 small rocket thrusters strung around the …

Tesla

PlayStation 4 And Xbox One Are Having Big Sales For E3

If you still don’t have a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One– a totally valid life choice, mind you– E3 is one of those times your palms start to sweat. We’re getting a barrage of new announcements from Sony, Microsoft and essentially ever third-party developer and publisher, and sometimes the hype becomes …

Xbox Insiders will soon be able to ‘skip ahead’ to features months before they launch

Microsoft is giving the Xbox Insider Program an upgrade. Although the program has always given dedicated fans the opportunity to try out software …

Microsoft is working on its own game streaming service

Microsoft isn't going to let Sony's PlayStation Now go unanswered. The company has announced that it's developing its own game streaming service, which promises "console-quality gaming on any device." In other words, expect Xbox-level visuals and gameplay on everything from your laptop to your …

PlayStation

Tesla opens its 10,000th Supercharger

Tesla's Supercharger network has come a long, long way since it was available in a handful of California towns in late 2012. The automaker has opened its 10,000th Supercharger in Belleville, Ontario, Canada as part of a rapid expansion that (as of late May) included roughly 1,000 chargers either in …

Tesla

Lenovo revamps Legion brand with affordable gaming laptops and desktops

Ahead of E3, Lenovo has announced a complete relaunch of its gaming devices sold under the Legion brand. If you’re looking for the highest-powered …

Lenovo refreshed its Legion gaming laptop and desktop lineup

With toned-down designs<p>Lenovo is patching up its Legion gaming PC lineup with six refreshed systems: the Lenovo Legion Y730 / Y530 laptops, T730 / T530 towers, and C730 / C530 cubes. They’re all built for gaming but designed for everyday use.<p>Basically, Lenovo wants to have a gaming offering in …

Bozoma Saint John is leaving Uber for Endeavor

The high-profile marketing guru will become CMO at the entertainment conglomerate.<p>The high-profile executive Bozoma Saint John has left Uber for Endeavor, sources say and Uber confirms. She will become CMO there, focused on a range of creative connections between its enormous talent portfolio and …

Any agreement with North Korea will be 'spur of the moment': Trump

LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday any agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at next week's summit would be "spur of the moment," underscoring the uncertain outcome of what he called a "mission of peace."<p>"I have a clear objective, but I have to say …

North Korea

Special report: A new era of global trade wars

No single shot in President Trump’s trade wars matters much. But the wild, simultaneous spraying of shots at a half dozen U.S. allies — unprecedented …

Geopolitics

Most women with a common type of early-stage breast cancer can skip chemo, a new report finds

By Laurie McGinley<p>, Reporter<p>CHICAGO — The majority of women with the most common type of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy after surgery, according to a highly anticipated new report. The results, released Sunday, are sure to accelerate the decline in chemotherapy for the …

Cancer

Here’s why AT&T decided to buy Time Warner, according to CEO Randall Stephenson

Think Netflix.<p>AT&T is close to nailing down its deal to buy Time Warner, a massive content company that owns HBO, CNN and the “Harry Potter” film franchise.<p>But I’ve wondered about the merits of the deal. Since Time Warner content still has to be made available to competing distributors — whether …

Kilauea's Wrath Threatens Power Plant — And Hawaii's Most Powerful Industry

<b>Updated at 5:27 p.m. ET</b><p>In the weeks since the Kilauea volcano began belching lava into Hawaii's residential areas, the fiery flow has destroyed dozens of structures and covered scores of acres on the Big Island. But authorities fear its destructive reach could ravage at least two more cornerstones …