Michael Fonsetto

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Woman whose baby was cut from belly in attack is released from hospital

A Colorado woman whose unborn baby was cut from her womb by a stranger with a kitchen knife has been released from a hospital a week after the gruesome attack.<p>The family of Michelle Wilkins, 26, said in a statement Wednesday that she is in a safe location with her partner, Dan, and faces a long and …

Add labels and recurring reminders in Google Keep

Google Keep, the note-taking platform available online and for Android users, is now two years old. Updates have been making their way to the service at a snail's pace, but thankfully, they're still coming.<p>While color-coding, checklists and voice actions have been around since the beginning, Google …

Google will finally improve Chrome scrolling using a Microsoft invention

Google is finally adopting a standard that supports both mouse and touch navigation for its Chrome browser. If you’ve used a copy of Chrome on a Windows tablet recently then you’ll probably be familiar with the poor scrolling performance and general touch support, and it’s something Google will now …

Android News

Spotlight: Anthropologist and Professor Wayne Van Horne

<b>My name is</b> Wayne Van Horne, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology at Kennesaw State University, and <b>my medium is</b> anthropology.<p><b>My love of</b> trying to understand everything about human behavior—what makes us tick, why we do the things we do, why people act so differently in cultures all around the …

Everyone at the Secret Service wants to know who's leaking damaging stories to the Washington Post

For months, the agency charged with protecting the president has been rocked by revelations of alleged misconduct. These incidents have fueled a congressional investigation and led to the resignation of former Secret Service Director Julia Pierson last October.<p>With scrutiny mounting, the normally …

Campaign 2016 Begins: Ted Cruz Enters the White House Race

Sen. Ted Cruz became the first major Republican candidate to enter the race for the White House on Monday. In a speech at Liberty University, the GOP firebrand described his personal history in detail and set the conservative tone for his campaign.<p>“I believe in you. I believe in the power of …

Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens

Google has been granted a patent for a contact lens with an embedded chip,<p>The patent, which was discovered by WebProNews, features a sensor in the …

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Terror convict: My mother and the FBI violated my rights

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Muslim convert Zachary Chesser of Virginia was very much on law enforcement's radar after posting threats against the creators of …

South Park

This router hack is injecting ads and porn into random websites

A new strain of malware is using routers to inject ads and pornography into websites, according to a report from Ara Labs. Once a router is compromised, the malware will load third-party content onto almost any website visited by the user. The attack alternates between loading ads and directly …

A look back at Nintendo's epic console history (pictures)

Microsoft reportedly working on new Surface tablet that ditches Windows RT

Surface 3 is said to feature a fanless design and full version of Windows<p>A new report from <i>WinBeta</i> claims that Microsoft is planning to release another Surface tablet as a successor to the Surface 2 launched back in 2013. A year later, the company unveiled the Surface Pro 3, but made no mention of a …

3 Drinks Give You Liver Cancer, But Coffee Protects

Researchers looking at the causes of liver cancer say they’ve narrowed down just how much alcohol you have to drink to risk giving yourself the disease: three drinks a day.<p>But coffee seems clearly to protect people from liver cancer, which killed 746,000 people globally in 2012.<p>Other risks, …

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

French Investigators Extract Voices, Sounds From Black Box of Germanwings Flight 9525 Before Plane Crash

Recovery operation continues at crash site in French Alps<p>SEYNE, France—French investigators probing the cause of Flight 9525’s crash near this Alpine village said they had a breakthrough with the recovery of an audio file from the Airbus jet’s black box, but warned it was too early to draw any …

Who was Andreas Lubitz, Germanwings co-pilot blamed for crash?

<b>Montabaur, Germany (CNN) —</b> Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz's voice isn't heard in a recording of the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525.<p>But investigators say he was the one at the controls inside the cockpit, deliberately locking out the plane's captain and setting the plane on a crash course for the …

1940s Fashion Tip: Don't Leave Home Without a Hat

Facebook Turns Messenger Into a Platform, Allows Third-Party iOS App Integration

At today's F8 Facebook Developer Conference, Facebook debuted its new Messenger Platform, a major update to the Messenger service that allows users to send content like GIFs, photos, videos, and more from third-party apps within the Facebook Messenger app for iOS.<p>Beginning today, iOS app developers …

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See Historic Photos of Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash in Nashville

Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and Bob Johnston.<br>Courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.<p>1 of 14<p>Nashville has a reputation, and a well-earned …

Take a Walk Through the Streets of Cuba

December 2014. The National Cuban Capitol Building in Havana is seen during restoration work.<br>Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME<p>1 of 18<p>Cuba has light. Cuba …

The Olio smartwatch wants to save you from notification hell

None of these things seem to faze Jacobs, who’s done a stint at Apple and a number of other leading consumer electronics companies over the years. As he tells it, when companies have a general idea of what they want to do, they rope him in to design that new product’s architecture. That includes …

Witness the Deadly Tornadoes That Hit Oklahoma

The funnel cloud of a tornado reaches down to the ground as a storm approaches Sand Springs, Okla. on March 25, 2015.<br>Alix Chin—EPA<p>1 of 10

Playful Photo Booth Portraits Showcase Adoptable Dogs’ Sweet Personalities

There's no shortage of pets that need a good home, but how do you best show people that their new pal is waiting for them at the shelter? The Humane Society of Utah has an ingenious way of enticing potential owners to adopt homeless dogs. Photographer Guinnevere Shuster captured the pups' colorful …

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Microsoft's next Surface could signal the death of RT

Microsoft hasn't given up on the idea of a mini-me version of its successful Surface Pro 3 convertible, according to a rumor from <i>WinBeta</i>. But a Surface 3 model won't follow in the Surface 2's wobbly footsteps by packing the RT version of Windows. Instead, it will reportedly take a page from the …

A view from the bus: double-decker visions of London life – in pictures

“London has experienced the largest foreign migration in its history, which has transpired to make it the most multicultural city on earth,” says photographer George Georgiou. He grew up there in the 1970s, moved abroad for a decade then returned in 2008 to find a place he barely recognised. So he …

Denise Huskins' abduction: Lawyers say boyfriend not lying

<b>(CNN) —</b> He wasn't lying about Denise Huskins' abduction.<p>That's the message sent Thursday by lawyers for Aaron Quinn, the boyfriend of a woman who may or may not have been abducted in Vallejo, California, according to CNN affiliate KGO.<p>Quinn really was drugged and bound during the abduction of …