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President further distances himself from Obamacare ‘doctor’ pledge

<b>(CNN)</b> - It was a promise made by President Barack Obama that first surfaced in the selling of his sweeping health care initiative and eventually required a public apology and new rules to fix after the measure became law.<p>"If you like the plan you have, you can keep it. If you like the doctor you …

Understanding Umami

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Which ingredients carry that fifth taste -- and the best ways to cook with them.</i><p>A long, long time ago, only four tastes ruled the culinary world: sweet, …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

AOL Lays Off “Double Digit” Number Of Employees

AOL had a round of layoffs today affecting a “double digit” number of employees, according to sources with knowledge of the company.<p>We reported on larger AOL layoffs (with hundreds affected) in August of last year, and then again in January. Those cuts stemmed mostly from the challenges at, and …

Uber Expands Insurance Coverage for Ridesharing Drivers

SAN FRANCISCO — UberX on Friday expanded the insurance coverage it offers to ridesharing drivers, a step toward easing regulators' and lawmakers' concerns and creating broader acceptance of the services.<p>Ridesharing companies such as UberX, part of black-car service Uber, allow members of the public …

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>Google just made its cloud storage more affordable (and confusing)<p>Google just slashed the prices off of Drive's paid cloud storage plans. In the process, it also introduced a new storage product that just makes the whole shindig more confusing. Say hello to Google One. Up until …

Holland says yes to the network-agnostic SIM card

Advertisement<p>24 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Albert Lozano<p>Regulators in Netherlands this week opened the door for any company — whether Apple, Audi …

Sina Weibo, China’s Answer To Facebook And Twitter, Files For $500M IPO In The U.S.

Sina Weibo, the microblogging and social media service that’s often characterized as China’s answer to Twitter and Facebook, has filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $500 million in an initial public offering.<p>Weibo was launched by Chinese online media …

Plight of Zimbabwe's small-scale tobacco growers

The number of small-scale tobacco growers in Zimbabwe has risen by 80% since President Robert Mugabe's controversial farm seizures in 2000.<p>Production is increasing steadily but a lack of investment is holding farmers back.<p>Some say they want the government to convert their 99-year leases into title …

Federal Chief Of Academic Integrity In Science Quits Due To 'Remarkable Dysfunction'

The job is probably about as thankless as you might imagine.<p>David Wright, the man in charge of investigating claims of scientific misconduct for the federal government, quit after only two years out of frustration with the “remarkably dysfunctional” federal bureaucracy, <i>Science _magazine reports.</i> …

Hispanic Activists Vow To Keep Pressing White House Over Deportations

Five months before his 2012 re-election, President Obama announced that his administration would stop deportations of more than a half-million young adults, often referred to as "Dreamers," brought illegally to the U.S. as children.<p>Latinos subsequently turned out to vote in record numbers that …

Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Convicted of Murder

Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel and three associates were convicted Thursday in the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. Jurors deliberated less …

Breakthrough On Jobless Benefits May Lead To Blind Alley

The bipartisan agreement in the Senate over a five-month extension of federal unemployment insurance for the long-term jobless may seem like a breakthrough.<p>But for Sister Marge Clark, senior lobbyist for NETWORK — a national Catholic social justice lobby that welcomes the news, the fact that the …

Malaysian Pilots Probed But Their Homes Not Searched

The investigation into missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has included a probe of the plane's two pilots, but Malaysian authorities said today …

Malaysia's Walls of Hope for missing airline | Malaysia

<b>Kuala Lumpur</b> <b>-</b> Malaysians awoke last Saturday morning to distressing and unexpected news; one of the national carrier's planes had gone missing.<p>As thousands took to social media to express their concern for the 239 people on board flight MH370, Malaysian activist Azrul Khalib and his friends began …

Malaysian jet probe: Everything we know

The Flight 370 mystery: what we know so far<p>It's been eight days since a Malaysia Airlines jet seemingly vanished. New reports of the plane flying dramatically off course, as well as an investigation into the role of crew and passengers in the disappearance, have ratcheted up the intrigue surrounded …

CNN Exclusive: Analysis shows two possible Indian Ocean paths for airliner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 made drastic changes in altitude and direction after disappearing from civilian radar, U.S. officials told CNN on Friday, raising questions for investigators about just who was at the controls of the commercial jetliner that went missing one week ago with 239 people on …

What happened to the missing Malaysian flight? A visual guide

1. Flight departs<p>Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Flight departs at 12:41 a.m., and is due to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m. the same day.<p>2. Contact lost<p>March 8: Airline loses contact with plane between 1-2 hours after takeoff. Flight tracking shows plane flew northeast over Malaysia after takeoff and …

Airplanes

Boeing 777 Pilots: It's Not Easy To Disable Onboard Communications

Commercial aviation pilots tell NPR that they would have no idea how to disable all the systems designed to automatically communicate with ground stations, though they could probably figure it out from checklists and other documentation available aboard an aircraft.<p>Aircraft such as the Malaysia …

New Data Shows MH370 May Have Drastically Altered Route, Altitude

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>New radar data shows that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, now believed to have flown for …

Rwanda ex-soldier jailed for genocide role

A Paris court has given a Rwandan former soldier a 25-year jail sentence for genocide and crimes against humanity during Rwanda's 1994 genocide.<p>It was the first trial in France to punish those responsible for the three-month wave of violence.<p>Pascal Simbikangwa, 54, described by prosecutors as a …

Mozilla stops work on Firefox for Windows 8

We hope you weren't eagerly anticipating a finished release of Firefox for Windows 8 -- despite releasing a beta of the browser just last month, Mozilla has cancelled the project. There just aren't enough testers using the new interface to justify shipping a completed version, the developer says. …

In East Ukraine, fear of Putin, anger at Kiev

DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine — "Putin, hands off or die," reads a sign in the hands of a college student, one of a crowd of 3,000 people who rallied in the main square here to protest Russia's military aggression.<p>That's because even though this Russian-speaking industrial city of one million, Ukraine's …

On Pi Day, check out pie chart showing most low-wage jobs are held by women - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

It’s March 14. That’s 3/14. So it’s Pi Day. Remember from high school that π ≈ 3.14? Of course you do.<p>In honor of this momentous occasion, the …