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Target data breach spurs lawsuits, investigations

Attorneys and attorneys general want to know what Target knew and when.<p>Consumer frustration and outrage over the Target credit card breach is moving from Facebook and Twitter to the courts and state governments even as the stolen accounts are flooding the black market.<p>Three class-action lawsuits …

Winter weather kills seven; record highs in New York, Philadelphia

(Reuters) - A band of severe weather from tornadoes to icy blasts left at least seven people dead as winter storms and severe weather pushed up the East Coast on Sunday, bringing record high temperatures to Philadelphia and New York City but ice storms to parts of New England.<p>The eastern half of …

One of the coolest GIFs we've ever seen: a rotating, 3D nebula

Things that GIFs are good for, in no particular order:<br>1. Cats. This one, specifically.<br>2. IWDRM<br>3. Absolutely jaw-dropping 3D renderings of …

Cosmology

Diana’s Impossible Dream

Though Princess Diana’s August 1997 death forever linked her to a flashy playboy named Dodi Al Fayed, that fatal Paris tryst may have been intended as a message to the man she’d just broken up with—Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan—the only one who would never use or betray her. Talking to those …

A Serengeti Safari From The Safety Of Your Desk

We don't often write about multimedia presentations — but if you haven't already seen it, you really should check out <i>National Geographic</i>'s immersive project about the Serengeti lions.<p>Photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols and videographer Nathan Williamson spent more than two years gathering footage …

August 2013

Egypt crisis: UK will not take sides, says William Hague

The "turbulence" in Egypt could continue for years or even decades but Britain will not take sides, the UK foreign secretary said on Monday.<p>William Hague said the situation in Egypt was "very bleak" after a week of violent clashes between the country's military government and supporters of the …

Beats reportedly looking to end fruitless HTC partnership

The popular headphone maker Beats is reportedly attempting to buy back HTC's 25 percent stake in the company. The news comes from a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> report that cites "people familiar with the matter" as claiming Beats is looking to bring in a new investor to provide "fresh funds for growth," and …

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

iPhone 5S will come in gold & likely sport fingerprint sensor, iPad iOS 7 running behind

As Apple’s September 10th event iPhone event approaches, we’ve learned some additional details and have independently heard some of the already-floating around information regarding the upcoming announcements.<p>We’ve long been expecting Apple to launch an iPhone 5S at this upcoming event, an iPhone …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

Weddings

Hurricane Sandy Task Force Urges More Resilient Construction

A task force commissioned by President Obama says that cities hit hardest by Super Storm Sandy need better construction to respond to the stronger storms spun by climate change.<p>In a report released today, the Hurricane Sandy Task Force lays out suggestions like building a more resilient and modern …

Associated Press News

NBC might not actually make its Hillary Clinton miniseries now that Republicans are mad

During the TCAs, NBC announced that it was planning a Diane Lane-starring miniseries on the career of Hillary Clinton from 1998 to present, tracing …

N.J. Gov. Christie signs ban on gay conversion therapy

Christie's action is seen as a victory for gay rights groups that want him to endorse same-sex marriage.<p>Supporters of same-sex marriage say they have greater hope New Jersey will soon allow it after Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Monday banning the controversial practice of …

Associated Press News