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Skype's futuristic voice translator will soon be part of the main app

Skype’s automatic voice translation tool is one of those technologies that just makes you feel like you’re in the future, but having to download a separate app to use it is a little inconvenient.<p>That won’t be the case for long, however, as the Skype team today announced that it’s integrating the …

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Former police officer who shot Walter Scott indicted for murder

The South Carolina police officer who was filmed shooting a man in the back as he ran away earlier this year, prompting renewed outcry over the use of lethal force by law enforcement, was formally charged with murder on Monday.<p>White outrage over Walter Scott doesn't fix black fear of living in …

L.A. Reid: Judging The X Factor Was the 'Worst Thing I've Ever Done'

Two years after the cancellation of <i>The X Factor</i>, Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid is holding nothing back about his time spent on the judges’ panel.<p>Though …

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Kurt Cobain's daughter to produce documentary

An upcoming documentary on Kurt Cobain has more than just cooperation from the rock legend's family.<p>It has the oversight of Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean, 22, as the project's executive producer.<p>Called "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," the documentary is the first to have the backing of Cobain's …

3 Cozy Crock-Pot Cocktails For a Crowd

The crock-pot is the perfect tool for making hot cocktails for a crowd.<p>The crock-pot is one of the most versatile and useful kitchen appliances. You …

Giada Allegedly Stays Thin By Spitting Out All Her Food

Female celebrities are constantly barraged by media demanding how they stay so thin, particularly those in the food world — something Food Networkperson/Vegas restaurateur/noted size 2 <b>Giada De Laurentiis</b> knows all too well. The rumor mill is currently churning with a report that the diminutive TV …

Man’s headaches due to tapeworm living in his brain for four years

A man who went to see his doctor after suffering headaches and experiencing strange smells was found to have been living for more than four years with a rare parasitic worm in his brain.<p>In the first case of its kind in Britain, the ribbon-shaped tapeworm was found to have burrowed from one side of …

Queen Latifah's talk show is a goner

The Queen has been dethroned, again.<p><i>The Queen Latifah Show</i> has been axed by Sony Pictures Television, thanks to low ratings and high costs. Production will shut down at year end, though original episodes will continue airing through March.<p>It's extremely rare, though not unprecedented, for a …

Robots spent six years acting like humans in three Tennessee homes

For six years, a group ofrobotslived in three houses on a street in Campbell Creek, Tennessee. No humans resided there with them. The house was solely occupied by robots, fake sweat machines, and a bunch of electronic appliances, which turned on every day — right on schedule.<p>The robots were used to …

Anonymous responds to KKK's twitter taunts by hacking, taking over their account

Following a week in which a chapter of Ku Klux Klan threatened to use “lethal force” against Ferguson protesters, the hacker collective known as …

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5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America's ongoing racial divide.<p>One source of that tension is the large financial gap between black and white Americans.<p>The figures are staggering.<p>A typical black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth of a typical white one. …

Why eyewitnesses are often wrong

For days, protests in response to the death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer have spiraled out of control with reports of individuals throwing bottles, rocks, and even molotov cocktails.<p>A grand jury convened Tuesday for the first time. The prosecutor says it could …

Trayvon Martin's father on death of Michael Brown: "It takes me back"

As Michael Brown's parents prepare to bury their son Monday, Trayvon Martin's family knows their pain all too well. Trayvon, another unarmed black teen was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in February of 2012.<p>Trayvon's father, Tracy Martin is OutFront.

Governor orders drawdown of National Guard in Ferguson - CNN.com

<i>Have you documented the protests in Ferguson? Share your photos, videos and opinions with CNN iReport.</i><p><i>For local coverage of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown and its aftermath, go to CNN affiliates KMOV, KSDK, KTVI and KPLR.</i><p><b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN)</b> -- The tide may be turning in Ferguson, …

Emotions run high in Ferguson, Missouri

.@andersoncooper’s intv w/ #MichaelBrown’s parents is part of a special 2 hour #AC360 tonight 8p ET on @CNN. http://t.co/hQdDfH6V6C

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Fiery debate over CNN coverage - CNN Video

Michael Brown mom: 'One day, they will regain my trust' - CNN.com

<i>Watch CNN's "AC360" at 8 p.m. for more of the interview with Michael Brown's parents.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Twelve days after her son died -- a period marked by large, emotional protests but not the arrest of the police officer who killed him -- Michael Brown's mother didn't have faith in authorities.<p>But one day …

Michael Brown shot at least 6 times, independent autopsy shows

Michael Brown was shot at least six times, according to the preliminary results of a private autopsy that his family requested.<p>The independent autopsy was conducted by high-profile pathologist Michael Baden. Baden testified in the O.J. Simpson, Phil Spector and Drew Peterson murder trials.<p>Family …

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Female Rappers Yo-Yo, MC Lyte, And Queen Latifah Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Brandy’s Successful Single

.<p><b>Reported Barry Burch Jr.</b><p>R&B singer Brandy recently reunited with Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, and Yo-Yo to recognize the 20-year-anniversary of her first …