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Sailor rescued: How do you survive 66 days lost at sea?

<b>A US sailor who was missing at sea for more than two months has been found alive and well, sitting on his upturned boat. How is it possible to survive so long adrift?</b><p>Louis Jordan, 37, set off from the marina at Conway, South Carolina, on 23 January, telling his family he was going on a fishing trip …

Court hears 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Menachem Zivotofsky's case was before the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer laid out why courts should stay out …

U.S. is 65th in world on gender pay gap

Women -- if you're waiting for the wage gap to close soon, don't hold your breath.<p>Currently, there's no country in the entire world where a woman earns as much as a man for doing the same job. And it's going to take another 81 years for the gender gap to close, according to a new report by the …

What's With This Surge in Jazz Bashing?

How did jazz lose its position as America’s homegrown musical treasure to lately become a symbol of pretentiousness and ‘eat-your-broccoli art’?<p>Jazz …

This is why the iPhone 6 doesn't have a sapphire screen

The inside story of the billion-dollar bet that didn't pay off<p>The iPhone 6 was supposed to have a sapphire display. More than a year ago, Apple turned to GT Advanced Technologies, the now-bankrupt supplier, to solve its longstanding problems with scratched and cracked displays. But as soon as the …