Jess Fernandez

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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

• Dragnet 'likely' in breach of fourth amendment • Judge describes scope of program as 'Orwellian' • Ruling relates to collection of Americans' metadata • Read the full ruling here<p>A federal judge in Washington ruled on Monday that the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records by the National …

'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 “<p>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 …

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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

Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama<p>• Read the Verizon court order in full here • Obama administration justifies surveillance<p>The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of …

US doctors cure child born with HIV

Mississippi doctors make medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus who now needs no medication<p>• Research provides hope of a 'functional cure' for AIDS<p>Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the …

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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 …

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