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Almost one-third of homeless in S.F. are gay

Nearly one-third of San Francisco's homeless population is gay - a number that even some longtime homeless advocates said was surprising and suggests …

Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden Reaches 100,000 Signatures

A petition demanding the US government pardons Edward Snowden, the former NSA agent whose leaks revealed the existence of the PRISM program and other spying revalations, has passed the 100,000 digital ‘signatures’ required to force a response from the President’s Office.<p>The timing of the milestone …

Steve Jobs Predicted a Life Without Steve Jobs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a previously unreleased, nearly 20-year-old interview, Steve Jobs made a prescient statement …

Obama Administration To Open Criminal Investigation Into NSA Spying Leaks

After revelations came this week detailing the NSA's tracking of millions of Americans' emails and phone calls, "a source familiar with high-level discussions" told Fox on Saturday that a criminal report had been filed.<p>"We're still in early stages," White House spokesman Ben Rhodes told Fox News.<p>A …

Surveillance

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …

How Jesse Eisenberg Became More Annoyingly Awkward Than Michael Cera

Right around the turn of the decade, moviegoers and pop culture watchers were taxed with an increasingly difficult dilemma. You see, there were two …

Arrested Development

Obama to make three judicial nominations

President Obama and Republicans argue about judges<p>President Obama plans to nominate three appeals court judges on Tuesday, setting up a likely confirmation battle with Senate Republicans.<p>The president's nominations of Patricia Millett, Cornelia Pillard, and Robert Wilkins to the U.S. Court of …

Report: How GOP lost young voters

A new postmortem on the November elections from the nation’s leading voice for college Republicans offers a searing indictment of the GOP “brand” and the major challenges the party faces in wooing young voters, according to a copy given exclusively to POLITICO on Sunday.<p>The College Republican …

The Highest-Paid Coaches In U.S. Sports

Bill Belichick’s two-year run as America’s highest-paid coach has come to an end. That title now belongs to Sean Payton, the fellow NFL coach who will be paid around $8 million per year to lead the New Orleans Saints for the next five seasons.<p>Payton’s future employment was something of a mystery at …

Republicans just not that mad about AP phone records scandal

There is at least one area where Republican outrage is underwhelming<p>Jillian Rayfield<p>May 15, 2013 1:34pm (UTC)<p>Senate Republicans, definitely outraged about the attacks in Benghazi and the IRS's targeting of Tea Party groups, are just not feeling it when it comes to the Department of Justice's …

Malcolm the Younger

The burdens of a public life, of living as a symbol of some vast and unquenched yearning, are well-known, but few among us understand with the terrible insight of the Shabazz family what it means to die that way. Malcolm Shabazz, activist, blogger, and grandson of Malcolm X, died Thursday in Mexico …

Argentina Ghost Town Re-Emerges After Being Underwater For 25 Years

An Argentinian town has re-emerged after being underwater for 25 years, The Associated Press reports.<p>In the 1920s Villa Epecuen, located in the farmlands 340 miles south of Buenos Aires, was established as a tourist village along the shore of Lago Epecuen.<p>The saltwater lake has 10 times more salt …

Buenos Aires

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Boston suspects had plotted July 4 attack, investigators say

The brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombings originally planned to set off explosives on July 4 — but changed their minds and decided on Patriot’s Day, officials with knowledge of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s interrogation told NBC News.<p>Investigators also now have a good idea of how and …