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Eagles vs. 49ers: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

It wasn't pretty, and it certainly wasn't to script, but the San Francisco 49ers pulled off a 26-21 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in a sloppy game for both sides.<p>The Eagles had another chance for a fourth-quarter comeback but came up short on two consecutive drives. San Francisco's official …

Trial over AIG bailout set to open Monday

Decision-making behind the one financial crisis bailout that made then-Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke angrily slam his phone is set for re-examination starting Monday at a trial with more than $40 million at stake.<p>The U.S. Court of Federal Claims case focuses on American International Group …

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Consumer Reports test: iPhone 6 bends at 70 pounds

If you swing into your car seat and forget that your new Apple iPhone 6 is in your back pocket, is it going to bend or break?<p>That depends, answers <i>Consumer Reports</i> magazine, which put the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and competitors to a "stress test" to see how much weight it took to bust them after the …

The Strongest, Most Expensive Material on Earth

Graphene's most problematic superlative is its cost.<p>It was so simple. Take a small flake of graphite and put it on piece of regular old Scotch tape. Pinch it in between the tape, peeling off layer after layer until it leaves only the vaguest, most transparent of marks. Transfer those dustings onto …

Why right-wing Christians think they’re America’s most persecuted group

A new Pew poll reveals the extent of their complex. Its origins can be traced all the way back to the Bible<p>A recent Pew study found that white American evangelical Christians think they experience more discrimination than blacks, Hispanics, Muslims, atheists or Jews.<p>Really?<p>Christianity is the …

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Marks The End Of The ‘First Class’ Trilogy And Wipes Away The Other ‘X-Men’ Movies

Turns out that <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> isn’t just about the evil mutant with a cool name, it’s also the end of the X-Men as we know them on the screen. We talked about Cyclops and Jean Grey would be recast for future movies, but it turns out that <i>Days of Future Past</i> really did clean the slate of the past …

U.S. Vividly Rebuts ISIS Propaganda on Arab Social Media

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Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Not as Bendable as Believed

Just a day after Apple issued its first statement regarding the ongoing complaints that the iPhone 6 Plus bends in user pockets, Consumer Reports has released its test results for how "bendable" Apple's new phones are. In summary, the results show that the new phones are far stronger than what some …