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At The NRA Meeting: Come For The Guns, Stay For The Camaraderie

Ben Pickering can't believe his luck.<p>"Holy cow," he keeps saying. "Man, that's just incredible. That's just amazing."<p>Pickering won a drawing for an Ambush rifle, an $1,800 AR-15-style model. Pickering already has a lot of weapons — "I honestly could not count," he says — but he's still excited to …

Connecticut high school girl killed in apparent prom dispute | Reuters

MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death on Friday by a classmate at their Connecticut high school, and authorities were investigating reports the boy was enraged that she had rejected his invitation to the prom, police said.<p>Students mourn in front of Jonathan Law …

Google Search: A visual history

<i>"To organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful."</i><p>That was one of the primary goals Larry Page and Sergey Brin set when they launched Google in 1998 as a privately owned search company. Since then, the Mountain View-based outfit has branched out, creating a mobile …

The Everything Index: The Week’s Pop-Culture Power Players

Welcome back to <i>Rolling Stone</i>‘s “Everything Index,” our weekly ranking of pop-culture’s movers and shakers.<p>This time out, the Top 20 features …

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Get Ready for a Netflix Price Hike

Netflix is planning to raise its prices, the company revealed in a quarterly earnings report today. The price hike, which the company says will …

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Guy Attempting to Take a Selfie in Front of a Speeding Train Gets Kicked in Head by Conductor

A guy attempting to take a selfie in front of an oncoming train has learned an important lesson. That lesson is: maybe don’t attempt to take a selfie …

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Family is key to understanding accused Boston bomber: attorney | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The accused Boston Marathon bomber’s relationship with family, and particularly with his slain older brother who prosecutors contend helped plan the attack, is key to understanding his case, defense lawyers argued on Wednesday.<p>Runners continue to run towards the finish line of …