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Samsung disables Windows Update, leaving laptops open to hackers

Samsung software updater disables Microsoft’s built-in Windows Update, which delivers critical patches for security bugs and holes among other fixes<p>Samsung is disabling Windows Update on some of its computers, leaving users exposed to security holes and bugs according to an independent Microsoft …

Information Security

Here's Why Skin Cancer Rates Are Up—and How to Protect Yourself

The rate of skin cancer has doubled over the last 30 years, according to new federal data.<p>Melanoma, specifically—which is the deadliest kind of skin …

Why Is It So Hard to Track Police Killings?

Two newspapers succeed where the federal government has failed, and new legislation seems unlikely to solve the problem.<p>The recent spate of highly publicized killings of black men by police officers has driven many people to wonder how common such police violence is. Incredibly, no one knows—not …

Miami’s Urban Beach Weekend 2015 Party Guide

Here is Miami's Urban Beach Week 2015 party guide.<p><b>YMCMB’s Memorial Day Weekend Kickoff Party</b>. <i>Hosted by Mack Maine with special guests. 11 p.m.</i> …

Music News - triple j

Tweets Is Watching: Nicki Minaj Blocks Superfan For Dissing Tidal

Sometimes Hip Hop can move at a pace too frantic for even the most devoted fan to keep up with. Albums and mixtapes are released at breakneck speed, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

In sports, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 already facing elimination games

Sports video games are a kind of coal-mine canary for old video game consoles once their younger and better-looking successors hit the market. When the sports genre stops supporting the old hardware, you know it's time to get your ass to the elevator and press UP.<p>The last new game published for the …

EA Sports

Xbox Live is down for many, with core services affected (update)

Xbox Live is down for both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One video game consoles, according to Microsoft.<p>The Xbox Live Status page shows that both social and gaming are down on the Xbox 360, and the core services are also limited for both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 game machines.<p>“We are aware of the …

Amtrak Truth and Politics

A few facts to enliven the blame-game over the Philadelphia crash.<p>The Tuesday night Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that left eight dead and hundreds injured occurred when a train hit a curve at twice the 50 mile per hour speed limit. So, naturally, this tragedy has devolved into a political …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

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, …

Demographics