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This Day in Black History: April 30, 1992

Scenes of Spring

Temperatures in the northern hemisphere are finally warming, flowers are blooming, and the sunshine beckons us outside once again. On a nice spring day like today, I thought I'd share some recent colorful images of the season from Germany, Japan, Scotland, the United States, and more.

Why the Ultimate Italian Sandwich Took 2 Years to Create

Why did it take 2 years to create the perfect Italian sandwich? We spoke with its inventors—Court Street Grocers' Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross—to find out<p>Meat-sandwich lovers are in luck—restaurants from Roman Candle Baking Co. in Portland, Oregon, to Publican Quality Meats in Chicago are doing …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

Bagan at dawn

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Alibaba, UCWeb Team Up In Mobile Search

(Updates with list of UCWeb investors)<p>Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-commerce company, has formed a joint venture for mobile search with UCWeb, a provider of mobile Internet software and services.<p>The move may challenge Nasdaq-listed Baidu, China’s largest overall search leader, which has been …

'Anti-Tinder' Tries To Solve Online Dating's Creepiness Problem

Would you trust a friend to set you up on a date more than a random website?<p>That's the entire philosophy behind Hinge, a new online dating service taking over your friends' iPhones. Billed as the "anti-Tinder," Hinge actually uses a swiping system similar to the famous dating app, but with one …

Obama leads backlash against LA Clippers owner's alleged racist remarks

Barack Obama on Sunday led politicians, sports stars and other public figures in condemning racist comments attributed to the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, a barrage of opprobrium likely to swell with the leaking of apparently additional remarks.<p>On Sunday morning, the sports news site …

683 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Sentenced To Die In Egypt

Seeking the death penalty for Mohamed Badie, the Brotherhood's general guide, is certain to raise tension in Egypt which has been gripped by turmoil since the army removed the Brotherhood from power last year.<p>(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

At Least 15 Dead as Tornadoes Rip Through Central, Southern US

Rescuers sifted through the rubble today looking for survivors after a powerful tornado carved out a path of destruction, flattening homes and …