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Cisco chairman John Chambers has an idea for how the US can create another 1 million jobs a year

He says the US is the only developed nation that doesn't have some kind of overall "digital strategy" to bring the latest and greatest tech to its citizens while updating people's skills along the way.<p>Cisco's former-CEO-turned-executive chairman made these comments on Wednesday at the Boxworks tech …

Silicon Valley

Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation's sleek marble building is on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea. After passing through a guarded gate, visitors climb the steps to the entrance and a big door with tinted glass slides open.<p>"Hello, sir. Nice to meet you, sir," says David Kim, a researcher at …

Forbes Welcome

Bride’s Dad Stops Wedding To Invite Her Stepfather To Walk Down The Aisle With Them

Parents can have their disputes, but when they overcome them for the sake of their children, they show their true parenting chops. At Brittany Peck’s …

Weddings

15+ Cats That Don’t Care About Your Personal Space

These cats don't care about your personal space. While some owners resort to shaming, in their heart of hearts, they know it's ineffective and will …

7 Tiny Homes With Big Style

What these homes lack in space, they certainly make up for in style.<p>Scaling back on the size of a home has, for the most part, also meant skimping on style. But these tiny houses are the exception. From the woods of Canada to the suburbs of Wisconsin, take a peek inside some of the most stylish …

Jewel on Dolly, Divorce and New Album ‘Picking Up the Pieces’

When Jewel suggested to Dolly Parton that the two of them get together for a glass of wine sometime, the response was pure Parton. “She said, ‘No, …

Watch John Oliver Dismiss Facebook Privacy Hoax in New Video

It seems that millions of gullible Facebook users each year copy-and-paste a long declaration “protecting their privacy rights” in their status …

Facebook

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki says brands should put memes in their videos if they want millennials to pay attention

To celebrate YouTube's 10-year anniversary, the chief executive gave advertisers at IAB Mixx in New York 10 tips to help them succeed on the video platform since she said she often meets with chief marketing officers who always ask, "What works best on YouTube?"<p>In addition to the advice, she also …

Big Business Inadvertently Helps Sanders' Campaign

Opponents of democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders label him as a "socialist." Instead of denying the controversial moniker, he embraces it. He openly admits that he is a "socialist democrat," akin to the Scandinavian countries. He favors universal health care, tuition-free college …

Afghan Taliban 'recruiting boys' from Kunduz families

Taliban fighters are going from door to door in the key northern Afghanistan city of Kunduz to take young boys as recruits, as reports emerge that they have captured enough weaponry from Afghanistan's security forces to hold out in the city for months.<p>Al Jazeera's Qais Azimy, reporting from Baghlan …

America’s Pope Francis fantasies don’t make sense: Kim Davis shows why he was never going to be a progressive mascot

<b>(Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi)</b><p>The pope has brought admirable change to his church — but he’s still the leader of a conservative institution<p>Jack Mirkinson<p>September 30, 2015 8:50pm (UTC)<p>This just in: the head of the Catholic Church doesn't love gay marriage.<p>Stunning, I know. Yet when news of Pope …

Christianity

Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline, passing a stop-gap measure to extend funding for federal agencies until Dec. 11.<p>A lone worker passes by the U.S. Capitol Building in …

Backlash to Warren’s think-tank attack: 'McCarthyism’ from the left

All it took was an hour of damaging Twitter comments and press attention, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren had claimed another prize.<p>News broke at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday that the liberal Massachusetts firebrand was blasting Brookings Institution scholar Robert Litan because a mutual-fund company paid for his …

Indian mob kills man over beef eating rumour

A man has been dragged out of his house and beaten to death by a mob near New Delhi over rumours that his family killed and ate a cow, the victim's brother has told Al Jazeera.<p>Mohammed Akhlaq, 52, a resident of Bisara village in Gautam Budh Nagar, about 40km from the Indian capital, was attacked on …

Secrets of “Saturday Night Live’s” writers room: “The pressure was intense, but it was incredible”

The brilliant, funny Christine Zander shares stories of “SNL’s” funniest sketches — and seven years at 30 Rock<p>Kera Bolonik<p>September 29, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Nearly 30 years ago, Second City alum Christine Zander was asked to audition for “SNL.” Her friend and frequent performing partner Nora Dunn was …

Comedy

Here's what the VW fraud is really going to cost us

The impact is lower than you might think—and a huge lesson in the full costs of driving cars.<p>Since Volkswagen’s massive emissions-cheating scheme was revealed last week, there’s been no shortage of appalled reaction. The company’s CEO has already resigned, and there’s talk of potential criminal …