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Virginia Democrats get their first look at candidates for governor

By Gregory S. Schneider<p>Gregory S. Schneider<p>Reporter covering Virginia from the Richmond bureau<p>Email Bio Follow<p>RICHMOND — The crowd had gathered down the hill from the Virginia State Capitol building to cheer for Obamacare, but what they got was the first public glimpse of the race for the …

Trump lays out military plan; formally introduces James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump formally introduced his pick to lead the Defense Department Tuesday, as he brought his "thank you" tour to Fayetteville, North Carolina.<p>"In order to succeed in our defense policy, we must have the right person to lead in our Defense Department," he …

North Carolina

Taiwan’s leader says call with Trump didn’t reflect U.S. policy change

By Lavanya Ramanathan and<p>Lavanya Ramanathan<p>Features reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Simon Denyer<p>Simon Denyer<p>Tokyo bureau chief covering Japan, North Korea and South Korea.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that her phone call with President-elect Donald Trump …

China

30 gifts for your cat, even if they're an assh*le

They may be little monsters sometimes, they may ignore your calls and wake you up at the crack of dawn because they want food even though they have …

Shopping

Reports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be premature

LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.<p>"Downton Abbey" publicists say Maggie Smith was …

Fly Delta

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Hidden Monuments Under Stonehenge Revealed by High-Tech Mapping

Underground images show a large complex of monuments and buildings used in rituals dating back thousands of years.<p><b>An astonishing complex of ancient monuments, buildings, and barrows has lain hidden and unsuspected beneath the Stonehenge area for thousands of years. Scientists discovered the site</b> …

Dyson's first robot vacuum promises more suction than the competition

Sixteen years and nearly $47 million in the making, Dyson's unveiled its first robot vacuum cleaner: the 360 Eye. The company says it's packing more cleaning power than any other robot vacuum currently on the market, but you'll have probably noted that such improvements has also made it a fair bit …

ASUS' stylish ZenWatch is all about security, remote control and wellness

After its routine pre-show teasers, ASUS' first smartwatch has finally been unveiled at IFA in Berlin. It's no secret that this Android Wear-powered ZenWatch isn't joining the party of circular watch faces, but it's certainly done a nice job at packaging the 1.63-inch, 320 x 320 AMOLED touchscreen …

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks and feels like a premium device (hands-on)

When Samsung launched the very first Galaxy Note at IFA 2011, the device -- a 5.3-inch behemoth that came with a stylus - seemed absurdly large. But the idea was crazy enough to work: It was the beginning of a brand-new phone genre adopted by nearly every handset maker around the world and beloved …

Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own apartment and assigned refraction values to the walls (shown above), then applied so-called …

The Galaxy Note Edge: Samsung's first smartphone with a bent display

It's been over a year and a half since Samsung briefly (and from a distance) showed off the Youm, a prototype of a smartphone with a curved display that wrapped around the right-hand side. While it seemed like a far-off reality at the time, Samsung announced today that the Youm's spiritual …

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