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America's Most Dangerous Football Is in the Pee-Wee Leagues, Not the NFL

The United States of Football reveals the risks of football brain injuries, both among pros and in Pop Warner—where "our worst coaches are coaching the most critical position.”<p>Dr. Ann McKee, chief neuropathologist at Boston University who testified before a House Judiciary committee on football …

Meet The College Republican Who Took On The Religious Right In Alabama — And Won

When Alabama GOP leaders tried to expel her for voicing support for same-sex marriage, Stephanie Petelos drew support from young conservatives across the country. On Saturday, they scored a rare victory.<p>Alabama Republicans voted Saturday to reject an amendment aimed at punishing the head of the …

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

Calif. GOP focused on immigration

MODESTO, Calif. — Republicans in Washington are taking a piecemeal approach to immigration reform — a strategy that could give the party’s most polarizing figures a months-long platform to pop off about illegal immigrants.<p>California Republicans have a much different line: Shut up and get it …

The wrong Carlos: how Texas sent an innocent man to his death

A few years ago, Antonin Scalia, one of the nine justices on the US supreme court, made a bold statement. There has not been, he said, "a single case …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Edward Snowden's explosive NSA leaks have US in damage control mode

Washington was struggling to contain one of the most explosive national security leaks in US history on Monday, as public criticism grew of the …

Edward Snowden and whistleblowers: 'The truth sets you free'

<b>Annie Machon</b><p><i>A former MI5 officer, Machon resigned from the security service, along with her then partner</i> <i>David Shayler</i><i>, in 1996, and blew the whistle</i> …

Edward Snowden hailed as hero, accused of treason – as it happened

11.22pm BST<p>Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our <b>live blog coverage</b> for the day. The day was defined by competing arguments about whistleblower Edward …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …

Couple app review: stay connected with your one special person

<b>Couple</b><p><b>Price:</b> Free<p><b>About the App</b><p>Couple is designed to connect you to your loved one with intimate chat, file sharing, voice messages, and more. Couple …

Do Black Holes Create New Universes? Q&A With Physicist Lee Smolin

The universe may have been borne inside a black hole, and the black holes in our own cosmos might be birthing new universes of their own, if one …

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How to install Adobe Flash Player on an Android device

It’s been a long while now since Android ditched Adobe Flash in favor of HTML5, aiming to provide a better, faster, and more secure browsing experience. Of course, there’s still a great deal of content on the web that utilizes Flash. If you want to have access to this legacy content on your mobile …

48 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You’ve got your Father’s Day card picked out, but what about a handmade gift for your old man? From wine bottle tumblers to homemade beef jerky, here are 48 DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day.<p><b>1. Wine Bottle Tumblers:</b> Does your dad love a good bottle of wine? Then he’ll certainly get a kick out of …

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After Years Of War, Ugandan Children Face New Deadly Threat

The village of Tumangu, in northern Uganda, defines remote. It's hard even to find on maps. But it shows up frequently in news stories. Grace Aber is about to show me why.<p>She leads me down a narrow dirt path, passing a couple of clay huts. We get to a big mango tree. Aber's 17-year-old son, …

That's no space station! Asteroid 1998 QE2 has a moon, radar shows

When astronomers analyzed radar readings to create their first maps of 1998 QE2, the big asteroid that's due to sail past Earth on Friday, they were surprised to find that it has a moon twice as big as an ocean liner.<p>1998 QE2 itself is way bigger: The latest readings from NASA's Deep Space Network …

The App Store Continues To Dominate Google Play Where It Counts

There is a reason most app developers turn to Apple’s App Store first when launching new products. Despite there being more Android-based devices in …

In what world is the Lumia 521 comparable to the Galaxy S4?

You think your new Samsung Galaxy S4 is pretty hot stuff, right? After all, it has mind-blowing processing power, plenty of great Samsung customizations, an amazing 1080p display and Google’s latest and greatest Android Jelly Bean 4.2.<p>My friend, Samsung and Google are fooling you! You’re being …

What is the Internet, really? - Andrew Blum

Istanbul Erupts In Violence After Protests Against Razing Of Gezi Park

A small protest against the razing of a popular public park has spiraled into widespread demonstrations against Turkey’s government. Mike Giglio …

The Racist Redskins

There’s a debate brewing—yet again—about whether the name of Washington’s football team is racist. Of course it is, says Michael Tomasky.<p>When George …

Judge: FBI Doesn't Need a Warrant to Access Google Customer Data

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In what looks very much like a blow to that whole Constitutional thing about due process, a federal …

Google Won’t Approve Glass Apps That Recognize People’s Faces… For Now

The potential creep factor of Google Glass is something that the search giant has to mitigate as best it can if it wants that kooky head-worn display to become a mass-market sensation (and even that may not be enough), but a recent announcement highlights the search giant’s commitment to, well, do …

Healow app review: manage and view your health records

Healow<p>Price: Free<p>Healow by eClinicalWorks gives patients a convenient and fast way to communicate with their doctor's office from their mobile device.<p>…