Takuma Nakamoto

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In China, Avoiding The 'Great Firewall' Internet Censors

In China, the Internet isn't the free-for-all that it is in the United States. China's communist government censors what's published and some of what's shared online. But some citizens are working around government censors by using agreed-upon "public" code.<p>Transcript<p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST:<p>In the U.S., …

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Early Samsung Smartwatch Reviewers Are Not Impressed

The early reviews are in, and few seem thrilled with the Galaxy Gear, the so-called smartwatch that the South Korean electronics giant Samsung announced this week.<p>The Galaxy Gear syncs with your Samsung Galaxy smartphone -- only one model for now, which we'll get to later -- and allows you to make …

Republicans Can't Win With White Voters Alone

An influential set of conservatives argues changing demographics won't doom the GOP, but the smart money -- and the math -- are not on their side.<p>This much is undisputed: In 2012, President Obama lost white voters by a larger margin than any winning presidential candidate in U.S. history. In his …

Upon Return From North Korea, Dennis Rodman Flips Out Over Questions About Jailed American Kenneth Bae

From USA Today:<p>Previously, Rodman had urged Kim to release Bae, and had said he would ask Kim to do so on his second trip to the isolated nation this year. Sporting a silver, sequined, beret-style hat and shouting obscenities at journalists, Dennis Rodman remained his usual colorful self after …

Americans are no longer interested in policing the world, Mr Obama

After 12 years of endless war; after Afghanistan, after Iraq, after Libya, after the drones in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, the American people have had enough. There is perhaps no better explanation for the rather remarkable situation unfolding right now in Washington. President Obama has gone to …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn syrup in soft drinks a decade ago.<p>Barry Popkin and George Bray pointed the finger at high fructose corn syrup in …

Chinese leader calls for curb on 'hedonism'

<b>A senior Chinese leader is urging Communist Party members to help restrain the "hedonism" that he says has infected Chinese society.</b><p>Politburo member Wang Qishan said party members should live frugally in order to counter decadent lifestyles.<p>Economic reforms have brought prosperity to a country that …

China

White House Intensifies Efforts to Make the Case for Syria Military Strikes

The White House intensified its efforts on Sunday to make the case for why limited strikes against Syria are necessary, with President Obama trying …

Roman Catholic clergy are urged to start preaching in support of immigration reform at Sunday Mass.

Catholic Church getting more aggressive on immigration reform<p>Starting at Sunday Mass, clergy nationwide are urged to address immigration and to encourage congregants to contact their members of Congress.<p>September 07, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Roman Catholics from Los Angeles and Orange counties march …

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