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GM recalls 512,000 Camaros

General Motors announced a new recall of 512,000 Camaros, saying a flaw can switch the popular sports car off while it's being driven.<p>GM said that the problem is similar but not identical to the flawed ignition switch in 2.6 million Chevrolet Cobalts that has been tied to at least 13 deaths. In …

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Vinyl's resurrection: Sales at a record high

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Knowledge on Twitter: "how New york will look with no electricity.. http://t.co/T0EabMVDM4"

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Sudan government bombing hospitals and schools, US says

The US has accused Sudan of bombing hospitals and schools in an intensifying military campaign against its own people in a largely hidden war.<p>Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the United Nations, condemned "in the strongest possible terms" bombardments of civilians that she claimed were being …

The global boom in political fact checking

<i>This is a report on the first Global Fact-Checking Summit, which The Fact Checker attended.</i><p>LONDON — FactCheck.org was started in 2003 by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The Washington Post’s Fact Checker and the Tampa Bay Times’ PolitiFact were launched in 2007.<p>…

Dancing Chris Christie joins Fallon

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talked Eric Cantor, Hillary Clinton and Bridgegate on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on Thursday night — but mostly, he danced.<p>The Republican governor and Fallon participated in a Father’s Day-themed dance routine that jokingly soured after the late night host …

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China says will never send military to oil rig spat with Vietnam | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese official said on Friday that China will never send military forces to the scene of an increasingly ugly spat with Vietnam over an oil rig in the South China Sea and accused Hanoi of trying to force an international lawsuit.<p>Chinese oil rig Haiyang Shi You 981 is seen …

Families of passengers aboard missing Flight MH370 receive compensation

Families of seven passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have received initial compensation of $50,000 from the air carrier, a Malaysian government official said.<p>Deputy Foreign Minister Hamzah Zainuddin told reporters Thursday that full compensation would be paid after "the plane …

China bans use of Microsoft's Windows 8 on government computers | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned government use of Windows 8, Microsoft Corp’s latest operating system, a blow to a U.S. technology company that has long struggled with sales in the country.<p>A Microsoft Surface tablet is seen during the launch of Microsoft Windows 8 operating system in Hong Kong …

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Man crashes truck into Maryland TV station building | Reuters

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (Reuters) - A 29-year old man who said he was God crashed a truck through the glass doors of a Maryland television news station building on Tuesday and barricaded himself inside before being arrested hours later, police and witnesses said.<p>A Baltimore county firefighter officer …

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2 Orlando health workers ill after exposure to MERS patient

Two health workers at a hospital in Orlando, Florida, who were exposed to a patient with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have begun showing flu-like symptoms, and one of the two has been hospitalized.<p>Officials at the Dr. P. Phillips Hospital said on Tuesday the two health care workers were …

Facebook will let users log into third-party apps anonymously

On stage at Facebook's F8 developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg just announced that Facebook's users will soon be able to sign into third-party apps anonymously without revealing their personal details. "Some people are scared of pressing this blue button," Zuckerberg said of the "login with …

Egyptian court sentences 683, including Brotherhood leader, to death

A court in southern Egypt on Monday decreed a mass death sentence for nearly 700 people, including the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, the movement of Egypt's ousted Islamist president.<p>On the same day, another Egyptian court banned the April 6 movement, which was among the primary …

Two Very Different Popes Will Be Canonized

Pope Francis will canonize two 20th-century Catholic giants on Sunday — one a pope beloved by traditionalists the other a pontiff who was the icon of Catholic liberals.<p>The Polish-born John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope in nearly 500 years. He traveled to every corner of the earth and …

'Why Me?' Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease

A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.<p>He can’t even eat his eventual …

Mary Fallin Signs Ban On Minimum Wage Increase

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed a bill Monday prohibiting cities across the state from establishing mandatory minimum wage and employee benefits, including vacation or sick leave days.<p>Advocates of the new law contend that efforts to increase the minimum wage across various municipalities could …

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Accidentally Killed Someone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department killed a man earlier this week, mistaking him for an …

Hackers Trying to Exploit 'Heartbleed' Bug, U.S. Officials Warn

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Government warned on Friday that hackers are attempting to exploit the 'Heartbleed' bug in targeted attacks by scanning networks to see if they are vulnerable.<p>It asked organizations to report any Heartbleed-related attacks to the Department of Homeland Security, on a …

Papua New Guinea Earthquake: 7.3-Magnitude Temblor Strikes 32 Miles From Panguna

A strong earthquake struck off the western coast of Papua New Guinea on Friday, the USGS reported.<p>The 7.3-magnitude temblor hit about 32 miles west of Panguna.<p>According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center/NOAA/NWS, the quake is not likely to generate a "destructive widespread tsunami threat."<p>A …

Kansas City police link 12 roadway shootings; $10G reward offered

Kansas City police have linked 12 recent highway and roadway shootings in the area to each other, Police Chief Darryl Forte announced Friday.<p>He would not reveal which cases or the kind of information that linked the cases. Police still don’t have any suspect or vehicle information to release, he …

Albuquerque's Shoot-First Police Finally Begin Facing Questions

The Albuqueruque Police Department has shot and killed 24 people since 2010. Protests ignited in Albuquerque this week. The mayor has written to the DOJ for help. Is that enough?<p><b>Last Sunday afternoon</b>, Mary Jobe and her three children stood on Central Avenue in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They held …

Murder Charges Dropped Against Pakistani Toddler

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Investigators focus on cause of deadly California crash | Reuters

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Investigators were focusing on Saturday on what caused a FedEx tractor-trailer to collide with a bus in a fiery crash in northern California that killed 10 people, five of them teenage students en route to a college recruitment event.<p>It remained unclear whether …

As pings fade, Malaysia jet search remains massive task

Search crews worked Saturday to capture any final pings from the data recorder thought to belong to the missing Malaysian jet as the signals slowly faded, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on the final day of his trip to China.<p>Abbott said the signals, critical in narrowing the search area, …