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Pennsylvania paper retracts 1863 editorial calling Lincoln's Gettysburg Address 'silly'

When it comes to correcting the record about a timeless speech, no retraction is too late.<p>One-hundred and fifty years after Abraham Lincoln passionately appealed for the preservation of the union in the Gettysburg Address<b>,</b> the Patriot-News of central Pennsylvania, known back then as the Patriot & …

Snowden leaks: Google 'outraged' at alleged NSA hacking

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1023000/1023762_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522279657_cc891f459d8b18fa7a063e3682055be1<p><b>Google has expressed outrage following a report that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has hacked its data links.</b><p>An executive at Google said it …

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The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Earth 2? Scientists study rocky, Earth-sized planet 700 light years away

Is it home away from home?<p>A planet with a similar mass and size to our own planet Earth, likely similarly composed of rocks and iron, has been spotted orbiting a star some 700 light years away in the constellation Cygnus, scientists announced Wednesday. But don’t expect to find your 2.0 living …

Netflix Flirts With a New Idea: “Big” Movies at Your House, the Same Day They’re in Theaters

Netflix made a splash this year by creating its own TV shows and delivering them over the Web. Now it’s toying with the same idea for movies.<p>This …

Obamacare's tech no easy fix

Silicon Valley always knew it couldn’t fix Washington and its bureaucratic messes. Now it has even more proof.<p>The HealthCare.gov debacle has reinforced the divide between the global capital of innovation and an establishment culture known for clunky methods, stilted processes and government …

DC protestors stand with Snowden to fight surveillance

Edward Snowden wasn't there in the flesh at this weekend's Stop Watching Us rally. But he participated by way of a statement, calling for NSA reform and reminding politicos that the public is watching them.<p>Saturday's Stop Watching Us rally in the US capital attracted a slew of people concerned by …

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Thousands gather in Washington for anti-NSA 'Stop Watching Us' rally

Statement from whistleblower Edward Snowden read to crowd featuring groups from left and right of political spectrum<p>Thousands gathered by the Capitol reflection pool in Washington on Saturday to march, chant, and listen to speakers and performers as part of Stop Watching Us, a gathering to protest …

IRS releases preliminary report on ObamaCare inquiries

The IRS on Saturday reported handling more than 330,000 requests from ObamaCare exchanges to calculate whether Americans are eligible for federal tax credits when purchasing insurance through the program.<p>The release provides some indication on how many people are attempting to buy insurance through …

U.S. Spying Update: Europe Fumes And Protesters Rally In D.C.

Anger, distrust and possible punishments are the defining themes of Europe's reaction to news that a U.S. spy agency monitored the phone calls of millions of European citizens and some world leaders. The details are the latest to emerge from leaks attributed to former National Security Agency …