Matthew K

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Major leaguers trying to figure out proper slide into 2nd

Something that used to be second nature in baseball — sliding hard into second base to prevent a double play — is deciding games and giving major …

Jose Bautista

Family of late Blackhawks player Montador sues NHL

The family of the late Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Steve Montador sued the NHL on Tuesday, accusing the league of failing to keep him reasonably …

The Brain

September retail sales nudge up 0.1%

Consumers continued to give the U.S. economy a modest boost in September, but there were signs that shoppers slowed their spending toward the end of summer.<p>Retail sales climbed 0.1% last month, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. But stripping out the volatile motor vehicle and parts sector, …

Colts still on top, but the AFC South improved as a whole in free agency

The Colts will probably dominate the AFC South again in 2015-16, but the Texans, Jaguars and Titans made quality moves in free agency.<p>The Indianapolis Colts expected little, if any, resistance from the rest of the AFC South in 2014. It was a quick rebuilding period once Peyton Manning left for the …

As Americans Eat Healthier, Processed Foods Starting To Spoil

Kraft Foods is going through a rough patch.<p>This week, Kraft recalled nearly 2.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese that were potentially contaminated with metal pieces.<p>Also, Kraft Singles, a pre-sliced processed cheese product, earned a nutritional seal from the Academy of Nutrition and …

Android rolls out 'on-body' smart lock to foil device thieves

Google is rolling out a new automatic "smart lock" function that uses your mobile device's accelerometer to determine when you set the gadget down, to possibly protect your data better if your device is stolen.<p>According to a report on Android Police, the new mode is called on-body detection. It …

The Looming Threat of Artificial Unintelligence

Stop fantasizing about super-smart A.I., and start worrying about dumb algorithms<p>Brace yourself. In these crucial weeks before the May release of <i>The Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>, editors and writers are going to unleash an onslaught of think pieces about the real-life threat of artificial intelligence …

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