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Alaska Storm Weakens, But Big Chills Ahead for Lower 48

The remnants of a Pacific typhoon weakened Saturday after pounding Alaska’s sparsely-populated Aleutian Islands a day earlier — but the storm is expected to mean big chills for the Lower 48 this week, meteorologists said.<p>The strongest wind gusts were felt on Shemya, an island on the far western …

Weather

GT Bankruptcy Provides Rare Look at Apple’s Relationship With Suppliers

A New Hampshire company's bankruptcy filing affords a rare glimpse into the Cupertino tech giant's relationship with its suppliers.<p>Apple is known for its incredibly tough contract terms, but the chance to work with the Cupertino-based tech giant hasn’t deterred thousands of companies around the …

HERE Maps for Android Updated With Android 5.0 Lollipop Support

It’s been a few weeks since HERE Maps made their way to Android, and has received a warm welcome from the community. Recently, the beta app has …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

Stephen King: The Rolling Stone Interview

Stephen King's office building sits on a particularly dreary dead-end road on the outskirts of Bangor, Maine, just down the street from a …

Stephen King

Meet Some Extraordinary People in the New “My Magazine” Campaign

Over 10 million—that’s how many magazines our community has created since March 2013, when the feature launched. Now anyone can curate magazines …

Mexico gang suspects confess to mass killings

Suspected gang members in Mexico have confessed to killing more than 40 missing students and burning their remains, Mexico's chief prosecutor has said.<p>Three Guerreros Unidos gang members confessed to killing the male students after police handed them over between Iguala and the neighbouring town of …

L.A.'s not-quite 'subway to the sea' finally breaks ground

More than 30 years ago, officials promised that Los Angeles' first modern subway would cut through the congested and heavily populated Wilshire Corridor connecting downtown to the city's coastal suburbs.<p>Now, after decades of delay over safety and environmental concerns, court battles and …

Urban Design

Eyewitnesses to Halloween hit-and-run describe violent collision

Neighbors who witnessed three 13-year-old trick-or-treaters being killed by a hit-and-run driver in Santa Ana on<p>Halloweendescribed a collision so violent that they initially thought it was staged.<p>Police are looking for the driver and a passenger who left a Honda SUV in a nearby Big Lots parking lot …

Crime

U.S. court rules that phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, but fingerprints aren’t

While Touch ID makes sense for most of us as a secure and convenient way to protect our phones, there is one group of people who may want to stick to good old-fashioned passcodes: criminals.<p>A Virginia District Court has ruled that while phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, which says …