Jess Fernandez

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N.Y. funeral for woman killed in D.C. car chase

NEW YORK — The family of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier will hold a funeral for her in New York City.<p>The service for 34-year-old Miriam Carey is planned for Tuesday morning in Brooklyn.<p>The dental hygienist from …

The Statue of Liberty Reopens on July 4, but Don't Expect to Get Inside the Crown

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>New York-bound tourists and fourth grade field trips — the "huddled masses" or whatever — can …

Summly creator Nick D'Aloisio: 'I try to maintain a level of humbleness'

Is Nick D'Aloisio exhausted? Apparently not. In a week that has seen the 17-year-old newly minted tech millionaire hit the headlines, give back-to-back interviews across the world, fly to America to appear on primetime TV shows and find time for a quick phone call to me from the back of a New York …

16 charged in connection with Brazil nightclub fire

Sixteen people have been charged in connection with the nightclub fire in Brazil that killed 241 people.<p>Nine – including two co-owners of Kiss nightclub in the university town of Santa Maria in Rio Grande do Sul – face murder charges over the fatalities caused by the third worst fire of its kind on …

NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge in Washington ruled on Monday that the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records by the National Security Agency is likely to violate the US constitution, in the most significant legal setback for the agency since the publication of the first surveillance disclosures by the …

'Selfie': 2013's word of the year

LONDON -- In what was described as an unusually unanimous decision, "selfie" has been chosen as word of the year by the publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary, beating out "twerk" and a host of other Internet and social-media-related terms, such as "bitcoin," that have exploded onto the verbal …

Bo Xilai: Life sentence for Chinese politician

Disgraced former Chinese politician, Bo Xilai, has been found guilty of corruption, embezzlement and abuse of power.<p>Bo, who denied the charges, was removed from office in 2012 amid a scandal which saw his wife convicted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.<p>A court in Jinan delivered …

Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years for Leaking Secrets

FT. MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning, the Army private convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the website WikiLeaks, was …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

US national security,US politics,Privacy,Telecommunications industry,Telecoms,Verizon Communications,Data protection,Technology,Business,World news,US news,NSA,The NSA files<p><b>Exclusive:</b> Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama

US doctors cure child born with HIV

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented.<p>The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe.<p>…

What Every Curly Girl Needs To Know Before Hitting The Salon

For curly girls, the salon is a nightmare: A haven of bad cuts, flat irons, and long hair that doesn't shrink when dry. Until recently, women with …