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Texas inmate who didn't kill anyone gets stay of execution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Days before Jeffrey Wood was expected to be executed for his role in a deadly robbery 20 years ago, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday granted him a stay of execution.<p>Everybody, including the prosecuting attorney, agrees Wood didn't kill anyone.<p>In 1996, a 22-year-old Wood waited …

Crime

What Really Happens When You Don't Turn Off Your Cell Phone on a Plane? (Video)

Cell phone use on planes has been heavily debated as the airline industry attempts to keep up with ever-changing technology. It’s standard practice …

How a Kid from New York Beat Stuttering, Made Millions on Wall Street, and Became a Successful College Football Coach

The amazing story of Coastal Carolina University head coach Joe Moglia.<p>I wouldn't call Joe Moglia a stutterer.<p>I <i>would</i> call him a brilliant businessman. As a former Merrill Lynch executive, where he ultimately led six divisions and served on two executive committees in his 17 years with the company, …

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The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

But a new travel website called Tripdelta says it has created a unique algorithm that can save travelers as much as 80% on flight prices compared with those found on the bigger websites.<p>The website, which has been in the works for over two years, was put together by a team of developers who created …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

Photograph: Unimedia/Barcroft Media<p>Passengers aboard Akademik Shokalskiy were successfully transferred by Chinese helicopter to the ice surface near Australian rescue ship Aurora Australis in …

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …

Inside Tinder’s Hookup Factory

Entering Tinder’s modest office building in Los Angeles, where signs on the first floor point to a Castaways Casting Office, it’s not clear you’re …

Relationships

6 Quick and Savory Stews

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Russia tensions with west over Ukraine hit Coca-Cola bottler and Adidas

The world's second-largest bottler of Coca-Cola drinks has become the latest company to be hit by the escalating standoff between Russia and the west, along with the sportswear maker Adidas.<p>Coca-Cola HBC, which bottles and distributes the US company's drinks in 28 countries, said volumes would fall …

Segregation Now ...

Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, the schools in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, show how separate and unequal education is coming back.<p>Though James Dent could watch Central High School’s homecoming parade from the porch of his faded-white bungalow, it had been years since he’d bothered. But last …

Mobile - CBSSports.com

Every Play, Every Score and Every Highlight - Right as they Happen!<p>Get the most current & complete high school sports information with the MaxPreps …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Reports of bricked PlayStation 4s surface after launch

After its launch on Friday, the PlayStation 4 has come under fire from some gamers who say their units have been dead on arrival. The most troubling reports describe a so-called "blue light of death" syndrome, in which the console's light bar flashes blue but never outputs a video signal or boots …

PS Vita TV and new PS Vita hands-on: is there life in Sony's portable system?

Tokyo Game Show 2013 is underway, and Sony's marked the occasion with a public debut for its two-point plan to save the PS Vita — the redesigned handheld is on show alongside the PS Vita TV set-top box. Vita TV has its own section in Sony's booth designed to demonstrate how Sony's portable console …

Valentina Tereshkova, 76, first woman in space, seeks one-way ticket to Mars

Having reached the age of 76, it might be expected that Valentina Tereshkova would be planning a life of quiet gentility: a bit of gardening, perhaps, or catching up on reading. Far from it. The <i>grande dame</i> of astronautics has no intention of retiring gracefully, she has revealed. Indeed, she has a …

Israel has 80 nuclear warheads, can make 115 to 190 more, report says

September 15, 2013|By Batsheva Sobelman<p>A satellite image of Dimona, Israel, where Israel reportedly built nuclear… (Space Imaging )<p>JERUSALEM-- Israel has 80 nuclear warheads and the potential to double that number, according to a new report by U.S. experts.<p>In the Global Nuclear Weapons Inventories, …

Obama pushes for Syria support from G20 as Congress undecided on strikes

Barack Obama began personally calling wavering US lawmakers during his trip to Russia on Thursday as his pursuit of congressional authorisation for military action against Syria threatened to drag on well into next week.<p>The majority of Congress remains undecided, according to various unofficial …

Tesla success helps push green car program back in gear

You can't argue with success.<p>Tesla developed an electric car and paid back a nearly half billion dollar loan nine years early. Now the government is reviving the controversial automotive loan program that helped Tesla -- with $15 billion still available to kick-start the development of electric and …

Siri just started a beef with Google Glass

Apple's virtual personal assistant Siri has been known to have a quirky personality for a long time, offering off the cuff responses to a variety of unconventional requests. Now it appears that Siri is eager to take some jabs at Google Glass, as it responds with subtle and not-so-subtle putdowns on …

Apple’s iWatch Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

Winston Ross’s love affair with wristwatches—bracelets that need batteries—is winding down. And while the debut of the iWatch may be a year off, he’s …

Panthers vs. Ravens: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

A strong showing by Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers against the world champion Baltimore Ravens Thursday night in Baltimore would portend good things for the up-and-coming NFC South franchise in 2013.<p>It's not going to be easy, however.<p>Even without Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, the Ravens embody what …

Android phones are everywhere, and are easier to hack than ever

Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that's on 80 per cent of the world's smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent can do more than send premium text messages – they can turn a phone into a spying tool too. …

Is VSCO Cam the next Instagram?

One app heralds a return to making photos, not billions<p>Once upon a time, Instagram was a vibrant community of mobile photographers taking consistently great photos. The app’s meticulously crafted filters could make anything look good, it seemed. Years later, all of your friends and maybe even your …

Obama's Russia reset unravels

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden extended his 15 minutes of fame Wednesday, as headlines tied his saga to President Barack Obama’s decision to cancel a planned summit meeting in Moscow next month with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>But analysts said the talk of Snowden’s role in the …