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On the Road with Paul Theroux: Photographs and Words from His New Book

In Deep South, Paul Theroux takes the back roads of the South with photographer Steve McCurry.<p>Road Candy: Traveling in America<p>Most travel narratives, perhaps all of them, even the classics, describe the miseries and splendors of going from one remote place to another. The quest, the getting there, …

Books

12-Year-Old Boy's Fatal Shooting By Cops Could Have Been Avoided: Family

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: curved screen is more than a gimmick

The Note Edge is Samsung trying something a bit different, the first smartphone with a curved screen that’s actually useful<p>Samsung’s latest phablet is a modified Galaxy Note 4, but the Note Edge’s has one crucial difference: a screen that curves around the edge on the right hand side.<p>It isn’t the …

Gorilla Glass 4 shouldn't shatter when you drop your phone

Plenty of mobile device screens can easily resist minor cracks and scratches, but let's be honest -- those aren't the biggest problems. No, the <i>real</i> crisis comes when you drop your phone and the display shatters into many pieces. Thankfully, Corning is tackling that accident-related damage in …

US Navy Seal: Killing Bin Laden 'not the highlight of my career'

Ex-Navy Seal Matt Bissonette wrote a bestseller on the raid in Abbottabad, but is now being threatened by the US government and contradicted by his former colleague Robert O’Neill in the press. So why has he written another book – and who really killed al-Qaida’s most wanted?<p>This week, Matt …

Tech Buys for 2014 and More

<b>Where to Buy in 2014</b><p>When I heard I was coming back to orate at <i>The Deal</i> conference this year, I knew I was in big trouble.<p>Last year, I spoke at a time …

Stock Markets

Amazon takes aim at Netflix, other rivals with 'Betas,' 'Alpha House'

Will you go Prime? That's a question of increasing importance for<p>AmazonStudios as its second original television series, "Betas," gets underway.<p>The show, which premiered last month and continues to roll out new episodes on Fridays, is about a group of young Silicon Valley strivers working to create …

TV

Time Machines: NASA goes virtual at CES

<i>Welcome to Time Machines, where we offer up a selection of mechanical oddities, milestone gadgets and unique inventions to test out your tech-history skills. In the weeks leading up to the biggest gadget show on Earth, we'll be offering a special look at relics from CES' past.</i><p>Our willingness to …