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As Congress Repeals Internet Privacy Rules, Putting Your Options In Perspective

President Trump is expected to sign into law a decision by Congress to overturn new privacy rules for Internet service providers.<p>Passed by the Federal Communications Commission in October, the rules never went into effect. If they had, it would have given consumers more control over how ISPs use …

Florida fire started by book burning destroys two homes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two homes in Nassau County, Florida, were destroyed in a wildfire caused by a man who was burning books Wednesday.<p>Only a few minor injuries to emergency personnel have been reported in what's being called the Garfield Road Fire, according to the Florida Forest Service. It has burned an …

Former ISIS sex slave demands justice for Yazidis

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Yazidi woman who was kidnapped and taken as a sex slave by ISIS told CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Sunday that the Iraqi government and the UN should establish an investigation in order to bring members of the brutal regime to justice.<p>Nadia Murad, along with her counsel, international human …

This is The Most Beautiful Waterfall in America You've Never Heard of

The Grand Canyon is one of Southwest America's greatest icons and natural wonders. Welcoming over 4.5 million visitors a year, it's surprising how …

This app helps immigrants instantly alert family and lawyers when they're detained

For undocumented immigrants, signaling for help during a raid or roundup now only takes the push of a virtual "panic button."<p>A new app called …

Best Spring Trips 2017

Emerge from your winter burrows and bask in the radiance of spring.<p>Get out the world map and mark off these destinations that are not to miss this season. From the east coast of America to the mountains of Nepal—and everything inbetween—we've got a list to appeal to every wanderer of the …

8 Viewpoints That Will Make Your Heart Stop

We’re all searching for the perfect viewpoint. It’s that epic place and single moment that will serve as the highlight of your next big trip. The …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

You can learn a lot about effective leadership from just a few, short sentences.<p>Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, …

Paris peace conference agrees on two-state solution in Mideast — but neither Israel nor Palestinians take part

A conference aimed at kick-starting peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians concluded Sunday with more than 70 countries and international organizations pledging their support for a two-state solution as the only way to achieve lasting peace in the region.<p>However, neither Israel nor the …

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This car headrest monitors your brain waves to stop you falling asleep at the wheel

Car headrests are designed to provide comfort and help to keep you safe during a crash. In the future, they could help to keep you awake at the …

U.S. spy chief 'resolute' on Russia cyber attack, differs with Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. intelligence official said on Thursday he was “even more resolute” in his belief that Russia staged cyber attacks on Democrats during the 2016 election campaign, rebuking persistent skepticism from Republican President-elect Donald Trump about whether Moscow was …

Donald Trump

Trump reportedly bumped Twitter from tech meeting for rejecting his emoji

Trump transition team says Twitter was just too small<p>Twitter, President-elect Donald Trump’s media platform of choice, was reportedly left out of today’s big Trump tech roundtable because of a failed deal over sponsored emoji. <i>Politico</i> reports that a source says Twitter was “bounced” from the …

Trump on dismantling Obama's legacy: 'No, no, no'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump says he isn't set on dismantling President Barack Obama's legacy -- but wants to streamline federal agencies' interactions with businesses.<p>Asked on "Fox News Sunday" by host Chris Wallace if he is going to "take a wrecking ball to the Obama legacy," …

Beijing 'seriously concerned' after Trump questions 'one China' policy

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China has warned that it's "seriously concerned" after President-elect Donald Trump questioned whether the United States should keep its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of "one China."<p>Trump has signaled a willingness to confront Beijing, and his latest comments in an …

China

Smoking’s effects on genes revealed for the first time ever in horrifying study

The full extent of the genetic damage that smoking does to our genes has been revealed for the first time.<p>Smoking just one pack a day can lead to 150 …

No regrets, Trump vows; Clinton pursues his supporters

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad …

Government

What is 'Bridgegate'? Things to know as the trial begins

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It's provided material for late-night talk show monologues and even made its way into a Jeopardy answer.<p>Now, three years after a …

Government