Matthew Shaw

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US nearly detonated atomic bomb over North Carolina – secret document

Exclusive: Journalist uses Freedom of Information Act to disclose 1961 accident in which one switch averted catastrophe<p>A secret document, published in declassified form for the first time by the Guardian today, reveals that the US Air Force came dramatically close to detonating an atom bomb over …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

The New York Times Deigns to Use the F Word

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Accompanying a feature about writers' rooms, this weekend's <i>T</i> magazine featured the opening lines to …

Amid Reported Rumors of Drug Binge, Friends of Lamar Odom Say He Isn’t Missing

Despite reported rumors of a crack-cocaine binge, close friends of Lamar Odom say that he isn’t missing.<p>Despite rampant speculation, close friends of …

What’s Really Behind the Ever-Rising Cost of Raising a Child in America

It's never been more expensive to have kids. But it's never been cheaper to clothe and feed them, as well. So what's getting more expensive?<p>Much was made last week of a recent study on the cost of child-rearing by economist Mark Lino at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The total cost of raising …

AP classes failing students

Taxpayers have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years to nudge more students into Advanced Placement classes — but a close look at test scores suggests much of the investment has been wasted.<p>Expanding participation in AP classes has been a bipartisan goal, promoted by U.S. Education …

Associated Press News

Marine Protected Area Increased Fish and Didn’t Hurt Fishers: Study

We’ve covered marine protected areas (MPAs) a lot in Ocean Views. They come in different flavors and can have different goals, although the basic idea is designating part of the ocean with some kind of legal protection against harmful activities like overfishing or drilling for oil.<p>Today, a new …

'He's turning blue': 911 caller describes moments after Oklahoma ballplayer shooting

A woman who called 911 after an Oklahoma baseball player was shot dead jogging down the street told the dispatcher that he fell into a ditch, had blood on his back, turned blue and then stopped breathing.<p>In a chilling seven-minute recording released Wednesday by prosecutors, the 911 caller, who …

Colleges give largest grants to wealthiest students

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College & University

What smartphone are you most excited about this season?

On this edition of the Friday Debate, we talk about what shapes out to be the most exciting season for Android smartphones in living memory. Over the next few months, a host of amazing, well designed, supremely powerful Android smartphones will hit the market. The only bad thing about it is that …

Mobile Technology

Note Anytime gives electronic ink new life

The productivity app for creating, organizing, and storing information is No. 1 in Japan, demonstrating how the pen can be mightier than the keyboard.<p>In the late 1980s and early 1990s tablets and electronic ink were going to be the next big thing, supplanting the keyboard with a stylus for the …

Note-Taking

Google Drive Tutorial 2018

A Google Drive tutorial for 2018 that shows users the primary features of using Google’s G Suite Drive with the 2018 user interface.<p>Google Drive is …

“Indescribably insane”: A public school system from hell

Pennsylvania’s right-wing governor drains public schools of basic funds — and the sickening details will shock you<p>Want to see a public school system in its death throes? Look no further than Philadelphia. There, the school district is facing end times, with teachers, parents and students staring …

Six-game suspension suggests multiple violations for Von Miller

AP<p>On the Von Miller suspension front, the news is even worse than expected for the Denver Broncos, as Miller appears to be facing a six-game …

You Got Served

The limits of pulp in The Butler and Kick-Ass 2.<p>Just to be clear, it’s actually not called <i>The Butler</i>. It couldn’t simply be called that, because the …

Comic Books

VIDEO: A-Rod Gets Plunked, Then Gets Revenge

There was high drama Sunday night at Boston's Fenway Park. In the second inning, Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster threw four straight pitches that sure seemed to be designed to hit New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.<p>Rodriguez, of course, is appealing a 211-game suspension for allegedly …