Joel Gonzalez

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Welcome to the Red State HIV Epidemic

Republican governors face tough decisions as the disease spreads in middle America.<p>It wasn’t supposed to happen here. Not in Austin, a one-doctor-and-an-ice-cream-shop town of 4,200 in southeastern Indiana, nestled off Interstate 65 on the road from Indianapolis to Louisville, where dusty …

Public Health

FBI investigates threats against Memorial Day flights

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Law enforcement scrambled on a busy long weekend travel day to ensure airplanes were secure after at least 10 threats were phoned in threatening flights.<p>The first sign of trouble came when NORAD scrambled two F-15 fighter jets over the Atlantic to escort Air France flight 22 to …

Aviation

Houthis suffer first serious setback in south Yemen fighting: residents | Reuters

ADEN/CAIRO (Reuters) - Local Sunni Muslim militia ejected Shi’ite Houthi rebels from much of the southern Yemeni city of Dalea on Monday, residents and combatants said, inflicting the first significant setback on the Iranian-backed rebels in two months of civil war.<p>Dalea had been a bastion of …

Middle East

Nepal one month on: UN calls for more aid

<b>One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the United Nations has said the world needs to provide more food aid and shelter for those left homeless.</b><p>A UN official said there was still a need to focus on providing relief rather than reconstruction.<p>More than 8,000 people …

Natural Disasters

Ford sells sustainability to China with MyEnergi Lifestyle pilot

Ford has launched its MyEnergi Lifestyle sustainability program at CES Asia, selling the message of renewable energy, efficient vehicles and lower energy bills to Chinese consumers.<p>Ford has announced a massive push in its sustainability agenda with the launch of the MyEnergi Lifestyle pilot program …

Carsharing

One arrested after bomb squad detonates pressure cooker found in car near Capitol

One person was arrested Sunday evening after a bomb squad detonated a pressure cooker that was found in a vehicle near the U.S. Capitol building.<p>U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Schneider said in a statement that Israel Shimeles of Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged with …

Malaysia migrant mass graves: police reveal 139 sites, some with multiple corpses

Dozens of suspected people-smuggling camps also discovered in north of the country on border with Thailand<p>Malaysian police say they have uncovered 28 suspected human trafficking camps located about 500 metres from the country’s northern border, a day after authorities reported the discovery of …

Asia

BlackBerry cuts more jobs as it changes its focus from phones

"We continue to grow customer-facing teams around the world, and we continue to invest in bringing in new talent to support areas of strategic focus around software, enterprise, security and the Internet of Things, for example," BlackBerry said in a statement.<p>Last August, BlackBerry CEO John Chen …

Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas

Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) having the potential to trump conventional solar power, and there's now some proof that this is happening. Aalto University researchers have developed black silicon solar cells that achieve a record 22.1 …

This Chinese Policeman Built The World's Top Gay Dating App, Now He Wants More International Users

<b>The story has been updated to reflect changes in the print version.</b><p>Portraits of naked young men hang along the stairs to Ma Baoli’s office. Inside is a shirtless picture of Ma himself and the seven other founding members of Danlan.org, the most popular gay discussion forum in China.<p>Ma, who still …

China

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

FBI says researcher may have adjusted airplane controls from in-flight entertainment system

The researcher disagrees with much of the affidavit<p>A security researcher told the FBI in February he was able to commandeer a plane's control system mid-flight, according to a warrant application filed last month. The researcher, Chris Roberts, was banned from all United Airlines flights in April …

MacBook Pro

Apple quietly doubles total iCloud contact card limit

In a recent change to its iCloud syncing service, Apple has raised the total number of contacts it will store and sync across your devices before hitting the maximum allowed. Previously iCloud enforced a hard limit of syncing 25,000 contacts, but an updated support document (via iFun.de) highlights …

Apple

The Week in Review: Amtrak Crash Increases Attention on Infrastructure

An Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C. to New York City derailed and crashed in Philadelphia on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring more than 200.<p>At the time of the collision the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour, which is twice the limit, according to the National …

Trains

On the Red Couch with ABC News’ Dan Harris

<i>News and meditation don’t usually go hand-in-hand, but that’s not the case for Dan Harris. The ABC News correspondent has reported on war, natural disasters, religion and currently serves as anchor of Good Morning America Weekend and Nightline. But it was a panic attack on live air in 2004 that set</i> …

Meditation

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Your Top 10 Spring Cleaning Questions Answered

Sweep every evening to prevent the buildup of dust, grime, and grit tracked in from the outdoors, which can scratch a floor's surface. Next, enhance the floor's finish a few times a year with a cleanser specially formulated for the material, whether wood, stone, tile, or linoleum.

Top 10

Relive the Top 10 Flirtatious Moments Between Julia Roberts and Dave Letterman

Julia Roberts and <i>Late Show</i> host David Letterman have had one of the best flirtations on TV for decades. On Wednesday, May 20, Letterman will retire …

Comedy

The amazing psychedelic GIF art of Bill Tavis

His art is so mindblowing.<p>Some of the multicolor GIFs remind me of Huichol yarn/bead paintings, and peyote-stich beadwork of the Native American …

Art

David Letterman: Happy at Last

I feel like I'm talking too much. You tell me some stories."<p>It's 10 till seven in a conference room high above West 53rd Street, and David Letterman …

Comedy

Prince Charles 'black spider' memos reveal lobbying of Tony Blair

A cache of secret memos sent by Prince Charles to senior UK ministers has finally been published, following a 10-year freedom of information battle between the Guardian and the government. The letters reveal that Charles lobbied ministers, including the former prime minister Tony Blair, on a wide …

United Kingdom

Philadelphia train driver 'left police station without being interviewed'

Brandon Bostian receives messages of support from friends and colleages after crash that killed seven people on Tuesday night<p>The engineer at the controls of the train that derailed in Philadelphia killing seven people on Tuesday night declined to be interviewed by investigators in the aftermath of …

Trains

Jury weighs death sentence in Boston bombing

BOSTON — Bombing victims, spectators and reporters packed a federal courtroom and two overflow rooms this morning to hear final arguments over whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be sentenced to death.<p>Tsarnaev, 21, is eligible for the death penalty on 17 of the 30 counts for which he was convicted …

Justice

Facebook to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour for contractors and vendors

Company also announces other benefits including 15 vacation days and a $4,000 bonus for having a child, as Fight for $15 movement gains steam across the US<p>Facebook has come out in favor of the minimum wage movement, announcing an increase in pay for contractors and vendors alongside other …

Sheryl Sandberg

How to find a misplaced iPhone using the Apple Watch

Locate your iPhone from your Apple Watch by pinging it. You can also make your iPhone flash its LED light to speed your recovery efforts.<p>The ping feature, thus far, is my favorite feature of the Apple Watch. Sure, I'm still getting to know its various charms, but right from the start I've come to …

Apple Watch

Apple music service will give artists control over what they share

Apple's oft-rumored, Beats-based streaming music service may have more to offer artists than a big wad of cash. Tipsters for <i>9to5Mac</i> claim that the service (reportedly called just "Apple Music") will give artists the freedom to share things beyond their latest songs -- they could post music videos, …

Meerkat for Android is out of beta on Google Play

Meerkat has not only beaten its Twitter-owned rival Periscope to Android devices, it's also shed its Beta phase according to a Tweet published Wednesday. The Meerkat for Android live streaming video apps operates just as its iOS counterpart does, allowing users to share real-time feeds with their …

All developers can now access the App Analytics beta

Patient iOS developers haven’t had long to wait for their time with Apple’s new App Analytics tool; the beta is now open to everyone with an iTunes Connect Admin, Finance, or Sales account.<p>The new platform appeared earlier this month, but those interested had to file a request for access. It aims …

Analytics