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Police want to know who put 'crack pipe' vending machines on Long Island

<b>(CNN) —</b> Officials are searching for whoever is responsible for setting up several "crack pipe" vending machines in the Long Island town of Coram, New York.<p>Suffolk County officials say they received complaints from residents over the weekend, and between Sunday and Monday, three machines had been …

‘True Blood’ 10 Years Later: Where Are They Now?

Photo: Everett Collection, HBO ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Anna Paquin</b> <b><br>Who They Were on True Blood:</b>Sookie Stackhouse, a sweet telepathic waitress at …

Entertainment

‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ Was, and Still Is, Everything

Back at Poughkeepsie Middle School, in September of my eighth grade year, the administration was trying something new. They would play music during …

Music

NYU is making its medical school free. What a waste.

This much-celebrated move is actually quite misguided.

College & University

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

U.S. warns on Russia's new space weapons

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States voiced deep suspicion on Tuesday over Russia's pursuit of new space weapons, including a mobile laser system to destroy satellites in space, and the launch of a new inspector satellite which was acting in an "abnormal" way.<p>Russia's pursuit of counterspace …

NASA Is Trying To Save Us From The Sun

It was a dark and stormy morning in the Caribbean. As Sept. 6, 2017, dawned, Category 5 Hurricane Irma was barreling westward, en route to Barbuda, …

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

Nearly 17 years since 9/11, Osama bin Laden’s family remains an influential part of Saudi society – as well as a reminder of the darkest moment in the kingdom’s history. Can they escape his legacy?<p>On the corner couch of a spacious room, a woman wearing a brightly patterned robe sits expectantly. …

Osama Bin Laden

U.S. spy agencies: North Korea is working on new missiles

U.S. spy agencies are seeing signs that North Korea is constructing new missiles at a factory that produced the country’s first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States, according to officials familiar with the intelligence.<p>Newly obtained evidence, including …

North Korea

White House proposes federal government overhaul, including a consolidation of safety-net programs

By Lisa Rein<p>Lisa Rein<p>Reporter covering federal agencies and the management of government in the Trump administration<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The White House on Thursday proposed a radical overhaul of the federal government that, if implemented, would transform the swath of agencies that manage Americans’ …

The White House

Trump Shakes Up World Stage in Break With U.S. Allies

WASHINGTON — Rarely has President Trump’s role as a disrupter on the world stage been starker. At a moment of tumult over trade and nuclear security, he is shaking up the international order to make friends with America’s enemies and enemies out of America’s friends.<p>A businessman and entertainer …

U.S. Politics

Ford Robotaxi Plan Is 'Laser Focused' On This As GM, Waymo Ramp Up

Ford said it's focused on something more vital than "just jumping in and running a business someplace," as <b>General Motors</b> (GM) and <b>Alphabet</b> …

Shale country is out of workers. That means $140,000 for a truck driver and 100% pay hikes

Jerry Morales, the mayor of Midland, Texas, and a local restaurateur, is being whipsawed by the latest Permian Basin shale-oil boom.<p>It’s fueling the region and starving it at the same time. Sales-tax revenue is hitting a record high, allowing the city to get around to fixing busted roads. But the …

France’s Macron threatens rare rebuke of U.S. at G-7, Trump fires back

QUEBEC CITY — French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday threatened to join with other world leaders to issue a rare rebuke of the United States at a global summit here this weekend, drawing immediate and sharp replies from President Trump.<p>Macron said Trump could be excluded from joining with …

François Hollande

Black People Created Memorial Day—Literally

Felice

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Routers

Trump Pulls Out of North Korea Summit Meeting With Kim Jong-un

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday pulled out of a highly anticipated summit meeting with Kim Jong-un, accusing the North Koreans of bad faith and lamenting that “this missed opportunity is a truly sad moment in history.”<p>The president made his announcement in a remarkably personal, at times …

Jordan Peele announces new film with super creepy poster

March 2019, folks — mark it in your calendars.<p>According to the image shared by <i>Get Out</i> director Jordan Peele on Tuesday, that's the date when his new …

Chinese lasers injure US military pilots in Africa, Pentagon says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chinese personnel at the country's first overseas military base in Djibouti have been using lasers to interfere with US military aircraft at a nearby American base, activity that has resulted in injuries to US pilots and prompted the US to launch a formal diplomatic protest with Beijing, …

Military

Stephen Hawking's final paper cuts the multiverse down to size

Stephen Hawking's final paper, which aims to test a theory that proposes parallel universes, appeared today (May 2) in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>As Live Science reported at length in March, before the paper was peer-reviewed and officially published, it shares Hawking's final look at one …

Record exports cut US trade deficit to $49 billion

WASHINGTON — Record exports trimmed the U.S. trade deficit in March, the first drop in seven months in a massive gap that President Donald Trump is determined to shrink with an aggressive America first policy.<p>The Commerce Department says the trade deficit — the difference between what America sells …

Economy

E-waste recycler Eric Lundgren loses appeal on computer restore disks, must serve 15-month prison term

By Tom Jackman<p>Tom Jackman<p>Reporter covering criminal justice locally and nationally<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>This story has been updated with statements from Microsoft and additional information about how refurbishers obtain restore disks.</i><p>A California man who built a sizable business out of recycling …

E-waste

Germany to give additional €1 billion in aid to Syria

Berlin is upping its aid to Syria and refugees in the region, pledging to deliver an extra €1 billion. The UN has urged donor countries to …

Ransomware infects Ukraine energy ministry website

<b>Hackers have used ransomware to take the website of Ukraine's energy ministry offline and encrypt its files.</b><p>The website currently contains a message written in English, demanding a ransom of 0.1 bitcoin - worth $927.86 (£664.98) by today's exchange rate.<p>Ukranian cyber-police spokeswoman Yulia …

'It's about expanding Earth': could we build cities in space?

Everyone on the planet sits on the shoreline of space. It’s this big ocean we should be exploring<p>We are creating the technology of Star Trek, building the replicator and transporter all in one with 3D printers<p>Our vision and imagination for what we can do in space has always far outstripped what …

Star Trek

‘Safe’ Trailer: Netflix Kidnapping Drama Series Finds Michael C. Hall Tapping His Inner Liam Neeson

The series, from crime novelist Harlan Coben, also picks up a new May release date.<p>Michael C. Hall has long been a central part in shows closely …

France says targeted Syria's main chemicals research center

PARIS (Reuters) - The French military on Saturday targeted Syria’s main chemicals research center as well as two other facilities, French Defence minister Florence Parly said, adding that Russia had been informed before the strikes were carried out.<p>A French fighter jet prepares to land at RAF …

Breaking - Russia’s ministry of defence says the majority of rockets fired in Syria attack were intercepted by Syrian government air defence systems - TASS - France 24

<b>Breaking News</b><p>Russia’s ministry of defence says the majority of rockets fired in Syria attack were intercepted by Syrian government air defence systems - TASS

JUST IN: Ted Cruz releases interesting statement on U.S. missile strikes in Syria…

Ted Cruz just released this statement on the US missile strikes in Syria (highlights are mine):<p>“Tonight, the United States responded to the …

Elon Musk says ‘humans are underrated,’ calls Tesla’s ‘excessive automation’ a ‘mistake’

In a rare mea culpa for the mercurial billionaire, Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that the company has been too reliant on robots for production.<p>“Excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake,” Musk wrote, responding to a Wall Street Journal reporter’s tweet. “Humans are underrated.” He also talked …

Tesla