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Google’s New App Stops Your Android Phone From Sucking Up Too Much Data

Image: Google With all the streaming, Instagramming, and everything else people are doing on their phones, your monthly allotment of data just …

The Worst Case Scenario For Hurricane Irma Looks Likely

<b>UPDATE</b> (Sept. 8, 8:46 p.m.): The National Hurricane Center’s latest forecasted track for Hurricane Irma reflects model trends that suggest the storm …

Rainfall

Microsoft will tap your Windows 10 PC to build its new antivirus

With malware and virus attacks becoming ever more sophisticated and difficult to contain (thanks, NSA), Microsoft is taking up a new approach to fighting these attacks that involves machine learning – and your computer.<p>The company says its Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 will enable PCs to take …

The first 2017 Honda Civic Type R just sold for $200,000

(Credit: Honda) When Honda announced that it would auction off the first Civic Type R for charity, I assumed it would bring in a decent amount over …

Eagles Adopt Baby Red-Tailed Hawk, Putting Aside Violent Species Rivalry

Bald eagles and red-tailed hawks are not typically friends — in fact, they have been known to fight each other to the death.<p>That's why Canadian bird watchers were so surprised when they spotted a pair of bald eagles sharing a nest with and caring for a baby red-tailed hawk, in addition to their own …

Birds

Uber Drivers Confront Challenges Working For A 'Faceless Boss'

While Uber says you can "be your own boss" — that's their viral tagline — hundreds of drivers tell NPR it's not true. They say Uber feels more like a faceless boss — setting strict rules and punishments, but eerily hard to reach, even in emergencies.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>The ride-hailing …

Sexual Harassment

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GOP Health Care Bill Would Cut About $765 Billion In Taxes Over 10 Years

The health care bill passed by the House on Thursday is a win for the wealthy, in terms of taxes.<p>While the Affordable Care Act raised taxes on the rich to subsidize health insurance for the poor, the repeal-and-replace bill passed by House Republicans would redistribute hundreds of billions of …

Health Care

How To Download YouTube Videos

Sometimes streaming isn’t enough and you just want to know how to download videos from YouTube. There are plenty of reasons to do it. Perhaps you …

Apps

NYPD Cop Michael Hance, Who Went Viral For Twerking At A Pride Parade, Dies Of Cancer

The charismatic NYPD officer who danced into the Internet’s heart during a 2015 viral video has passed away at age 44. Michael Hance won millions of instant fans while spontaneously twerking away at a NYC Pride Parade. He joined the force just prior to the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks and worked …

Windows 10 gets even more ads: Here's how to disable them all

Users report promos for OneDrive have been added to Windows 10's File Explorer, here's how to ensure you never see these or most other ads in the …

Software

How to Stay Healthy (When You Never Have Time for the Gym)

Even if you're a personal trainer, professional foodie, or yoga instructor, life <i>will</i> get in the way of your gym time, kitchen time, or mat time at …

Fitness

Google's new sun map will tell you whether your roof needs a solar panel

Google has long stated its ambitions to run its global operations solely on renewable energy, and now it wants to lead by example. The company has updated its interactive Sunroof map that helps people estimate whether it makes sense to install a solar panel on their roof.<p>In a new blog post, the Big …

Cecropia peltata Plant Profile

846 <i>Cecropia peltata</i><p>Common Names: trumpet tree, snakewood, congo pump, wild pawpaw, pop-a-gun Family: <b>Moraceae</b> (mulberry Family)<p>Description<p>Trumpet tree …

She’s 54, white, rural and a lifelong Republican. Why is she protesting Donald Trump?

Seventy-one miles into a 162-mile trip, the women riding the bus began to stir as the blackness of the morning lifted. They had gathered at 3:30 a.m. in a parking lot in Williamsport, Pa., and now, as signs for Washington started appearing, one woman applied makeup with a mirror, another bounced a …

Donald Trump
Health Care

Most cybersecurity experts are worried about Russian hackers. One says: Look, a squirrel!

Close your eyes and try to envision the biggest threat to America's cybersecurity — something that could knock out power to a city in a blink.<p>What image is floating there? A dark room full of foreign soldiers, staring intently at computer screens? Russian President Vladimir Putin, possibly …

Cybersecurity
Health Care

A teen was kidnapped as a newborn. She knew for more than a year, authorities say.

When news broke last weekend that Kamiyah Mobley, snatched from a Florida maternity ward in 1998 when she was only 8 hours old, had been found alive — apparently raised by her accused abductor — many heralded it as a happy resolution.<p>After years of heartache, Kamiyah’s birth parents prepared to …

Crime
Global Warming

Trump is trying to put the bully back into the bully pulpit

When President-elect Donald Trump successfully demanded that Carrier keep some manufacturing jobs from going to Mexico, he was criticized at first for bullying the heating and cooling giant and for violating the Republican Party’s free-market capitalist ethos.<p>In the eight weeks since, however, the …

Donald Trump

Meryl Streep attacks Trump in Golden Globes acceptance speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meryl Streep was honored at the Golden Globes for a lifetime of notable work, and she took the opportunity to make a sustained attack on US President-elect Donald Trump.<p>In a nearly 6-minute address while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award, the actress denounced Trump's campaign rhetoric …

Golden Globes

Secret CIA assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House

The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter.<p>Intelligence agencies have identified individuals …

The White House

Trump-Romney meeting another wild 2016 twist

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Forget a "Team of Rivals." This would be a double act of denouncers.<p>The thought that Mitt Romney would ever join the Cabinet of Donald Trump -- given their hostility, mutual contempt and venomous rhetorical exchanges -- might be the most absurd notion yet of a crazy political …

Donald Trump

You can now legally hack your own car or smart TV

Researchers can now probe connected devices, computers and cars for security vulnerabilities without risking a lawsuit. Last Friday, the FTC authorized changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that will allow Americans to do hack their own electronic devices. Researchers can lawfully …

Jerry Christofferson

I feel the need to drop a little truth on y'all. So buckle up...I'm about to be politically incorrect.<p>We don't need to take America back. No one …

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Three ways to increase storage on your Android phone

Running out of space on your smartphone? Not to fret. We've got three ways to carve out some storage breathing room.

Android Phones