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Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed into the United States this year in a surge that is deemed a humanitarian crisis.<p>Perry also wants …

Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area

GoogleandAmazonare going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other.<p>Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and<p>Manhattanfrom the Bay Area, where the offering began last …

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Galactic Cannonball Heading Our Way

Astronomers have known about celestial objects called globular clusters for centuries. They’re collections of maybe 100,000 stars, tightly bunched …

US tech companies will start warning customers about government data requests

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Marina99<p>In a case of bad PR trumping legalities, big U.S. tech providers will alert customers when their records have …

Visualized: Curiosity rover takes us back to the surface of Mars

Been a while since you last took a trip to Mars? Once again, photographer Andrew Bodrov has stitched together the latest shots from the Curiosity rover so that you can spend a little time on another world. As before, the <i>360 Cities</i> controls aren't the most intuitive, but hey -- it's a lot cheaper …

The new 'Kirby' and 'Mario Golf' games for 3DS show Nintendo still has its magic

Two excellent reasons to buy a 3DS<p>People buy Nintendo hardware primarily for one reason: Nintendo games. From <i>Pokemon</i> to <i>Mario Kart</i>, the company has built some of gaming's best experiences over the years. But in between those increasingly infrequent tentpole releases, the company also makes a number …

Happy Birthday, BASIC

Fifty years ago this month, in 1964, a computer programming language winked to life that changed the course of a generation. While many would point to the rise of Unix and other ubiquitous programming languages in the intervening years as formative points in the history of computing, on May 1, …