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Black Caucus Answers Trump's 'What Do You Have to Lose' Question

President Trump and members of the Congressional Black Caucus met to discuss his proposed budget. CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond says he was surprised to find Trump and the caucus have similar goals but they differ on how to achieve them.

Congressional Black Caucus

Stocks jump as technology, industrials and banks rally

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks are climbing Thursday as technology companies, banks and industrial companies rally. Companies including Delta Air Lines and BlackRock are rising after they reported strong results in the first quarter. Big technology companies including Apple and Microsoft are making …

Stock Markets

3 things we learned from the first-ever College Football Playoff rankings

The initial rankings give us an idea of how the selection committee will reward and punish teams.<p>The first College Football Playoff rankings were released Tuesday evening, setting the official pecking order for this year's national title race. The top two were expected, but after that there were a …

Full College Football Playoff rankings here, topped by Mississippi State

The College Football Playoff selection committee announced its first-ever Top 25 ranking Tuesday night, led by a team that just a few weeks ago landed its first-ever AP Top 25 No. 1 spot.<p>The College Football Playoff announced its first preliminary rankings Tuesday night. This means we got our first …

One map that explains the College Football Playoff

One part of the country might be super interested!<p>The College Football Playoff announced its top 25 teams today, and not surprisingly, the four teams at the top -- Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole Miss -- were from the South, including three from the SEC. Another team, Alabama, just …

Microsoft's Universal Bluetooth Keyboard Will Work With Windows, Android, And iOS, Just Like The One From Logitech

As someone who spends all day in front of computer screens, I'm somewhat picky when it comes to input devices. I prefer Logitech mice, but their …

Google rebrands Maps Engine to My Maps on mobile devices and desktop

While most users of Google Maps make use of the normal Google Maps product, whether on the desktop or on their mobile device, other users tap into …

Google Maps

The FCC Received 3.7 Million Net Neutrality Comments

And lo, the final tally: As of Monday night, the FCC had received a total of “approximately” 3.7 million comments on its notice of proposed rule-making concerning net neutrality and the open Internet.<p>That’s quite a haul.<p>When the tally crossed the 1 million mark, it brought down the FCC’s website in …

Netflix’s secret weapon to conquer Europe: pay TV boxes

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Netflix launched in Germany and Austria on Tuesday after going live in France on Monday, and the company is set to announce …

VArmour Comes Out of Stealth With Plan to Secure Data Centers

First, assume the hackers are going to get in. Then watch for them inside your network.<p>Barely a day goes by without a news report about a hacker attack, or the revelation of a new security vulnerability to worry about. The rise in computer breaches has sparked a new generation of startups that are …

Apple’s iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to Apple Pay

Apple’s move to integrate NFC in its latest iPhone 6 seemed like the perfect way to push the technology even further to the masses, but Apple’s implementation isn’t going to be as open as Android and Windows Phone equivalents. Following a report from <i>Cult of Mac</i>, Apple has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that …

Rackspace takes itself off the block, names new CEO

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Here’s an eye opener: Rackspace, which put itself on the market a few months back, is officially taking itself off and named …

Miss America Faces Heat From Conservatives For Planned Parenthood Internship

WASHINGTON -- Kira Kazantsev has been Miss America for only two days, but she's already taking a stand on issues that don't usually make their way into the pageant. Kazantsev, who is from New York, made domestic violence the focus of her platform, speaking out about how she was in an abusive …