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U.S. birthrate hit new low in 2013 as women delayed having kids

American women gave birth to 3,932,181 babies in 2013 as the nation's birthrate fell to another record low, federal researchers reported Thursday.<p>The total number of births declined for the sixth straight year, with only 62.5 babies born for every 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44. The …

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“Wild”: Reese Witherspoon sends mixed messages in a gorgeous liberation fable

<b>Reese Witherspoon in "Wild" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)</b><p>Cheryl Strayed’s hit memoir becomes a warm, wrenching, often gorgeous travelogue. But has the point been buried?<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>December 3, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>It seems to be Feminism Week in the fall movie season, and given our intense social focus …

How the West is cutting teen pregnancy

<b>Teenage pregnancy is a problem developed Western nations have been battling for decades - and though it sometimes goes unnoticed they have made huge progress.</b><p>"Here's a story of utter irresponsibility: About one-third of American girls become pregnant as teenagers," wrote columnist Nicholas Kristof …

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Fights Back Against Sexual Assault Suit

CBS/Getty Images<p>Hulton Archive/Getty Images<p>AP<p>Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Fred Sabine—NBC/Getty Images<p>Ron …

Steve Wozniak calls Apple's legendary garage 'a bit of a myth'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has never been shy to talk about the company he helped create, regardless of whatever the topic may be. Most recently, in an interview with <i>Bloomberg</i> <i>Businessweek</i>, Wozniak touched briefly on a few topics from the early days of Apple, ranging from the vision of his …

Google Just Made Another Smart Move In Its War With Microsoft

It is rolling out a better, more sophisticated program to attract partners, called "resellers," to help it sell.<p>And one big thing it will do is paying its most successful resellers a bigger commission.<p>Currently, the standard commission it pays is 20%, sources close to Google told the Wall Street …

'Sony-pocalypse': Why the Sony hack is one of the worst hacks ever

In a single week, hackers have brought a major Hollywood studio to its knees.<p>Sony Pictures is dealing with more than downed computers and frozen email. Movies have been leaked, and internal documents have exposed private company memos, along with employees' salaries, Social Security numbers and …

Unarmed black man killed by white Phoenix officer

PHOENIX — The facts surrounding Rumain Brisbon's death — the ones that could be agreed upon as of Wednesday evening — follow a narrative familiar to a nation still reeling from the racially charged police incidents in Ferguson, Mo., New York City and elsewhere.<p>In Phoenix on Tuesday evening, a white …

White policeman kills unarmed black man in Arizona

Officer shot father of three after mistaking pill box in his pocket for a gun in another incident of police using lethal force against an unarmed black man<p>A white police officer shot dead a black man in Arizona when he mistook some pills for a gun, authorities said Thursday, amid protests in New …

Hackers leak Sony passwords, social security numbers and salaries

The cyber attack against Sony Pictures continues to be a major problem for the company. For one, it looks like the hackers used malware called Destover (which security firms believe could have been created in Korea) that can completely disable hard drives, rendering computers useless. Worse, the …

Eric Garner protests continue in cities across America through second night

Protesters swarmed the centre of New York and cities around the US in a second night of largely peaceful protest following the decision not to indict a white New York police officer over the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man he placed in a chokehold.<p>Thousands of marchers proceeded in waves …

Women officers secretly filmed in shower on board US Navy submarine

Reports suggest that some of the first women officers to serve on board US Navy subamarines have had secret footage of them undressing distributed by a male colleague. Claire Cohen reports<p>Some of the first women to serve on US Navy submarines have been secretly filmed in the shower.<p><b>A 24-year-old</b> …

Sony hack leaked 47,000 Social Security numbers, celebrity data

"[Corporations] think they are protected by firewalls and perimeter security, but the border is becoming blurred, and attacks get through."<p>Todd Feinman, CEO, Identity Finder

Lone female fugitive on US Marshals Most-Wanted list captured

For five years, they pursued her, always one step behind as she used aliases and altered her appearance to elude them.<p>But Janet Killough Barreto's luck ran out at a shopping mall in Portland, Oregon, where the U.S. Marshals Service caught up with her -- the lone female fugitive in their 15 Most …