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Where the Obamas dined during the 44th presidency

During two terms in office, President Obama has earned the title of diner in chief, one headline-making meal after another.<p>The president and First Lady, Michelle Obama, have made it a point to eat out regularly over the past eight years, living up to expectations that they would expand the …

Michelle Obama

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Curses and Death Threats Rain Down on Hillary-Backing Republican Newspapers

Editors and journalists from Republican-leaning newspapers describe the sometimes menacing pushback they’ve received after backing the Democrat …

Donald Trump Just Stopped Being Funny

Win or lose, Trump's campaign threatens to unleash the Great American Stupid<p>So two yahoos from Southie in my hometown of Boston severely beat up a …

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>What has happened in China?<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters …

Stock Markets

US HOUSEHOLD NET WORTH INCREASED BY $1.4 TRILLION

This is according to the Federal Reserve's newly released Z.1 Flow of Funds report.<p>This comes as the job market improves, home prices climb, and stock prices rise.<p>During the period, the value of stocks climbed by $1.0 trillion and the value of real estate rose by $230 billion.<p>Household debt …

House Prices

Sean Bean on Legends, Method Acting, and Game of Thrones Flashbacks

Sean Bean is in danger of losing his head again, although this time, it won't end up on a pike. As the lead in the new TNT show <i>Legends</i> (premiering …

R+L=J: who are Jon Snow's parents?

All the Grilled Vegetable Recipes You Can Handle and then Some

These grilled vegetable recipes are perfect sides and mains for summer.<p>Sure, we love a big raw salad, but when you've got a craving for char and smoke, there's nothing better than these grilled vegetable dishes.

Cooking

Google revenue helped by ads as business boss leaves

<b>Internet giant Google has reported a 22% jump in revenue during the second quarter period from March to June compared with a year earlier.</b><p>Revenue rose to $16bn (£9.4bn) and profits were up 6% to $3.4bn, said the firm in its earnings report.<p>Strong demand for Google's advertising helped boost …

Advertising

Google racing to encrypt data transfers in response to NSA surveillance

Google is stepping up efforts to encrypt information flowing between its own data centers as a response to surveillance programs waged by the NSA and other intelligence agencies around the world. "It's an arms race," Eric Grosse, Google's vice president for security engineering, tells <i>The Washington</i> …

STAR WARS: EPISODE VII to Start Shooting Early Next Year