Chelsea Dunn

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Painkiller deaths drop for first time since 1999

New federal data show deaths from prescription painkillers have decreased for the first time since 1999, while heroin deaths have surged, suggesting some addicts may have turned to illicit drugs as new federal and state restrictions made prescription narcotics harder to get.<p>Abuse of prescription …

Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims

Mass surveillance of the internet by intelligence agencies is “corrosive of online privacy” and threatens to undermine international law, according to a report to the United Nations general assembly.<p>The critical study by Ben Emmerson QC, the UN’s special rapporteur on counter-terrorism, released on …

Pakistan elders targeted in suicide attack

At least five people have been killed and 10 injured in a suicide bomb attack on a meeting of anti-Taliban tribal elders in a region bordering Afghanistan, security officials say.<p>The attacker blew himself up at meeting on Wednesday in Pir Mela village, 100km southwest of Peshawar, in the Tirah …

Another North Korean overture as questions remain on Kim's whereabouts

It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn't been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries Wednesday at the Panmunjom border site -- their highest-level talks in seven years.<p>The meeting is just the latest unusual and …

North Korea says leader has reappeared

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean state media has attempted to end the international speculation about the whereabouts of leader Kim Jong Un by publishing the first photos of him in more than a month.<p>The North Korean leader gave "field guidance" to a newly built residential district and visited the Natural …

The Trick To Making The Juiciest Burger? Baking It.

For being such a simple food, there are many theories about the best way to cook a burger. There have been multiple articles about mistakes you might be making with your burgers, and even more written on what kind of beef makes the best burgers. But, none of that matters anymore because today we've …

Your guide to E3 2014, the biggest week in video games

Last year's E3 was all about new console hardware. In 2014 it'll be about the games.<p>Now that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are out in the wild, the biggest gaming show around will see a shift in perspective when it kicks off next week — it’s time to see what next-gen games really look like. …

Game Consoles, Meet Your Competition

Experience PC gaming on your comfortable couch with these compact machines<p>An Xbox One or PlayStation 4 has nothing on a gaming PC. Towers pack so much video memory and such powerful graphics chips that they can render details meticulous enough (smoke, shadows, sunlight) to make a console choke. But …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Old console, new tricks: Getting the most out of your Xbox 360

Whether you're holding out for the Kinect-less Xbox One or you've already unpacked a new system, there's still plenty of life left in the Xbox 360. Microsoft will have its new system properly on track after another half dozen or so software updates, but until then, it's all about getting everything …

South Korea's online PC game market is growing — but dislodging its biggest players is impossible

South Korea’s PC online game market is expected to grow from $2.83 billion to $3.5 billion by 2018, but it won’t be easy for new entrants to dislodge the established franchises of NCsoft, Nexon, and Electronic Arts.<p>A report from market researcher IHS shows that South Korea now has the …

The Best Reason to Drink Gewürztraminer This Summer

The Gewürztraminer grape is not a sommelier's darling. Too often it produces low-acid wines dominated by sugar and a garish lychee scent. But this …

'Jem and the Holograms' adds Molly Ringwald, Juliette Lewis

"Jem and the Holograms," the upcoming live-action adaptation of<p>Hasbro's 1980s animated series about a young woman who moonlights as a rock star, just got an infusion of '80s flair and rock 'n' roll edge, adding Molly Ringwald andJuliette Lewisto the cast.<p>Ringwald is known for starring in such …

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Batman's new costume returns to classic colours, says Kevin Smith

Ben Affleck's Batsuit in the forthcoming "Batman vs Superman" movie could see the caped crusader returning to a familiar blue, grey and yellow colour scheme, according to Kevin Smith.<p>Speaking on his Hollywood Babble-On podcast, the director and Affleck confidante said fans should not read too much …

10 Stupid Mistakes You Need to Stop Making on Vacation

Credit: Flickr User David Amsler<p>If you've ever lived in a tourist town, then you know that clueless visitors are often more trouble than they (or their wallets) are worth. And because you've likely tripped over enough clueless clods, you'd also likely know how NOT to be one when you're the …

Russia says troops pulling back from Ukraine border | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday that troops deployed for exercises near the Ukrainian border had dismantled equipment and were moving to train stations and airfields for return to their permanent bases, but the United States and NATO said they saw no clear signs of a pullout.<p>Pro-Russian …