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Fifteen months after alleged attack involving wealthy youths from politically connected families, woman speaks out in hopes of forcing proper investigation<p>A Mexican rape victim and her family have made public details of her attack in an attempt to shame prosecutors into action over a case …

Mexico

Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

"This is a very easy recipe for a delicious pot roast. It makes its own gravy. It's designed especially for the working person who does not have time …

16 Amazing Vintage Photos of Ladies with Their Motorcycles

Ladies with their vintage motorbikes.<p>A couple of ladies astride a couple of vintage motorcycles<p>Lady riding on a vintage motorbike in Germany<p>A woman …

Prosecutor claims win in race that could net Cosby charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A career prosecutor involved in the re-investigation of a decade-old sexual-assault claim against Bill Cosby won a suburban race …

Virgin Galactic is planning to show off its next spaceship in February 2016

Virgin Galactic is already working on the new version of its SpaceShipTwo space plane, Richard Branson tells <i>Mashable</i>, and will be ready to show the world its progress early next year. The Virgin boss expects that the new craft — the first shown off by the company since a tragic accident claimed the …

Ohio votes down legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters rejected a ballot proposal Tuesday that would have legalized both recreational and medical marijuana in a single …

India village council orders rape of two sisters

The rights group Amnesty International has called on Indian authorities to ensure the safety of two young women after their local village council ordered them to be raped and paraded naked after their brother eloped with a married woman.<p>The unelected all-male village council in Baghpat, Uttar …

India

9 Topics for…Apple iOS 9

Apple will announce its latest operating system on Wednesday at an event in San Francisco. The latest unveiling from the tech giant is expected to include new iPhones, new iPads, revamped Apple TV, new bands for the Apple Watch and the Apple News app, among other changes and enhancements. The Apple …

Sarah Palin makes pitch to lead – and 'get rid of' – a Trump energy department

Sarah Palin has made a pitch to be named energy secretary under a Donald Trump presidency, saying: “If I were head of that, I’d get rid of it.”<p>Impact of climate change on the Arctic 'scary', says Obama's envoy<p>Read more<p>The former governor of Alaska and 2008 vice-presidential candidate gave a …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

The 17 Most Memorable VMA Moments of All Time

From Madonna's scandalous "Like a Virgin" performance to "I'mma let you finish...," these are the highlights that stuck with us through 31 years of awards. We can only imagine what this year's ceremony and host Miley Cyrus have in store...<p><b>1) Madonna performs "Like a Virgin" as a less-than-virginal</b> …

Music

Why two Googlers left the company's top-secret lab to create an app that aims to change how people talk to each other

One day, while he and his wife were both at work, he got a text message containing an audio file from his 20-month-old daughter's nanny.<p>When he finally downloaded the file as an MP3 and fired up his media player, he heard June, his 20-month-old daughter, say some of her first words: "I miss you, …

Celebrity Sightings of the Week

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 24, 2015)

This dramatic and somber week included the tragic death of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, volatile economic shifts and the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Here are our picks from the week that was in The Daily Edition.<p><b>1.</b> Friends remember WDBJ’s Alison Parker and Adam Ward – CNN, Todd Leopold …

Apple Upgrades iPhone 6S Before Launch

Do you know what the biggest new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus feature will be? Yes, so does Bloomberg, developers via secret iOS 9 code and the world from revealing iPhone 6S photos but it seems Apple has a trick up its sleeve: the feature in question has already been upgraded.<p>According to the ever …

Mobile Technology

Alex Gibney’s New Documentary Paints An Ambivalent Portrait Of Steve Jobs

Earlier this week, I joined a group of journalists to meet with director Alex Gibney and discuss his new film, <i>Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine —</i> and the first thing he did was put away his iPhone.<p>It was no big deal, but the action took a little extra humor and weight since the documentary is all …

Apple built an ‘electronic city’ online 21 years ago that still stands out as one of its most puzzling flops

So the notion of creating a safe, familiar-looking space for early cyber surfers must not have seemed too outlandish for the Apple executives who came up with the plan.<p>But the short-lived online service that Apple rolled out that year, dubbed eWorld, failed miserably and the digital buildings that …

Top 16 for 2016: Best new rides coming to U.S. theme parks

At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2016, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.<p><b>IN THE LOOP: Sign up for our weekly theme parks newsletter</b><p>It already …

Samsung's 360-degree wireless speakers take aim at Sonos

Samsung's biggest announcement at IFA 2015 was the Gear S2, its long-rumored round smartwatch. But, as expected, that's not the only thing the company is showing off in Berlin, Germany. The R1, R3 and R5 are new wireless, multi-room speakers designed to take on Sonos. What makes them different than …

Wireless

U.S. Ebola survivors: Where are they now?

<b>(CNN) —</b> "It's your worst nightmare," Nancy Writebol says.<p>"There's vomiting. There's diarrhea. There's weakness... There's fever. There's a rash.<p>"It just attacks the body and begins to attack your organs. And as the disease progresses, a lot of people do bleed out."<p>Writebol describes the virus that …

Disease

Google's self-driving cars can't handle bicycle track stands

Ever performed a track stand, where you keep your bike upright at a stop without taking your feet off the pedals? If you have, you'll want to avoid trying that around Google's self-driving cars, at least for a while. One Austin-based cyclist reports an encounter where one of the autonomous cars was …

Autonomous Cars

Netflix is about to lose Hunger Games, Transformers movies

Bad news, Katniss fans.<p>Netflix announced Sunday that it has chosen not to renew a deal with Epix, the cable provider with domestic streaming rights …

Bill Murray

Venice Film Festival Opens: Pictures

Luxury Cars on Display in UK

Classic Cars

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Journalism

Infant dies after grandparents forget him in the car after church in Georgia

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 11-month-old boy died in Georgia over the weekend when his grandparents forgot him in the car for two hours, police said.<p>Early indications are that the boy's death was accidental, "but we are keeping an open mind," Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson told CNN.<p>The boy's grandparents were …

Grandparents

Ashley Madison Breach Proves Hackers Can and Will Take Away Your CEO's Job

A steadily growing list of senior executives have lost their jobs in the wake of high-profile hacking attacks. There will be more.<p>If you were ever inclined to think that criminal computer hackers were more nuisance than mortal threat to companies and the careers of their senior executives, the …

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 is like the Android iPad Air you always wanted

You might be hard-pressed to pick the new 9.7-inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 out of a lineup of Apple iPad Air 2's.<p>Side by side, the …

Gear & Gadgets

Sheriff blames 'anti-police rhetoric' for killing of white police officer

Black Lives Matter group criticises sheriff for "politicising" alleged murder of one of his officers<p>A Sheriff in Texas has blamed "dangerous rhetoric" against police by anti-racism activists for the execution-style killing of one of his officers.<p>Darren Goforth, 47, a white sheriff's deputy, was …

The sight of a perigee moon happens when the moon is full and makes its closest approach to Earth. The next supermoons will be on 28 September and 27 October

Supermoon