Cheryl Kendricks

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Tornado Touches Down in Texas, Missouri on Alert

Tornado warnings were sounding across north central Texas on Thursday evening and parts were also under the threat of twisters.<p>A tornado that touched down in the town of Krum, Texas, was confirmed by the National Weather Service, Denton County Sheriff’s Office told NBC News, though the exact …

Long-term joblessness tough on older workers

The job market smiles on older workers — and it also slams them. Workers age 55 and older enjoy the lowest unemployment rate of any age group — just …

San Antonio Spurs' 19th Straight Win Nets 4th Division Title in a Row

Go ahead, basketball fans. Keep ignoring the San Antonio Spurs. They prefer it that way.<p>In throttling the Golden State Warriors 111-90 Wednesday night, the Spurs not only extended their franchise-record winning streak to an incredible 19 games, they also clinched their fourth consecutive Southwest …

How 5 Promising NBA Teams Blew Their Chance in 2013-2014

At the start of each NBA season, we have a pretty good idea which squads will be poised for contention or—at the very least—postseason relevance.<p>The fun part comes with trying to predict who’s ripe for the next-level leap, from doldrums to divisional powerhouse, also-rans to all-star-laden teams of …

How the Spurs constantly change while staying the same

What's the secret to San Antonio's lengthy success? Always evolving, both in personnel and style, while retaining a core identity.<p>To the surprise of nobody, the San Antonio Spurs will finish this season among the oldest teams in the NBA. With a core led by 30-somethings Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and …

Spurs Illustrated: San Antonio’s Scintillating Run, in Two Graphics

They have won 19 games in a row. They haven’t lost since way back on February 21. Since then they have ranked first in the NBA in the following …

A blueprint for each Final Four coach

The idea, of course, is that each coach will have prepared his team for anything <i>before</i> the game begins. With this foursome, that much is a given. So, …

Planes, chains and automobiles: Chris Brown's miserable trip to trial

Chris Brown's trip to face trial in Washington will be on the Justice Department's "Con Air" prisoner airline, not on a private jet or a first-class commercial ticket as the singer hoped.<p>Brown, 24, was transferred into the custody of federal marshals after an extradition hearing Wednesday in …

Flight 370: Investigators still guessing as underwater search begins

The underwater hunt for wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has started in the southern Indian Ocean, the Australian agency coordinating search efforts said Friday.<p>But the area where two naval ships are deploying sophisticated technology remains nothing more than an educated guess at where the …

Google reportedly planning major overhaul of its Android and web apps

Yesterday we reported on a leaked set of screenshots that reportedly come from a yet-to-be-released version of Gmail. The new images not only show off a much more colorful and flatter look than we’ve seen with Gmail up until now, the app also had several new categories for better organization and a …

Benchmarks rekindle 'premium' Galaxy S5 rumors

In another pass at a rumor that simply refuses to die, newly discovered benchmarks allege that Samsung is prepping a bigger, more powerful Samsung Galaxy S5 .<p>Details found at GFXBench for a product called Samsung SM-G906S, show the device as having a 5.2-inch display with QHD resolution, or …

Phones

White House miffed after Samsung uses an Obama selfie as an ad

Did you catch the selfie that the Red Sox's David Ortiz took with President Barack Obama? That was a great instance of cultural <i>zeitgeist</i>, wasn't it? However, Samsung also has a deal with Ortiz that let it use the shot (taken with a Galaxy Note 3) in a Twitter ad -- and the White House isn't very …

Study suggests that smartphone kill switches could save $2.5 billion

Image credit: dumbledad<p>The smartphone “kill switch” is an idea that’s been floating around for a little while now. Last year US prosecutors were mulling the idea over, and South Korea has gone so far as to pass legislation that requires all domestic smartphones manufactured in the country to be …

Meet the 10 Most Powerful Women in D.C.

In a time when it seems like everything and everyone in Washington is shut down, gridlocked, and polarized, these 10 D.C. women offer an inspiring look at what hard work, determination, and passion can still accomplish. Here, ELLE's fourth annual Washington Power List.<p>In a time when it seems like …

Atlantic Council

Wash. state ACA: 'No frills' success

<i>Oregon and Washington state strongly embraced Obamacare and opened their own health insurance exchanges. The states are similar, not just geographically but politically, economically and demographically. As the first enrollment season winds down, Washington has some of the best results in the</i> …

Report: Obamacare Signup Total Hits 7 Million

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Associated Press is reporting that the number of healthcare enrollees under the Affordable Care …

Associated Press News

22 Pens, 47 Million Americans: Obamacare by the Numbers

If you'd like to sign up for coverage under President Barack Obama's controversial health care law, you're out of luck until November. The open enrollment period closed for most people Monday at the end of a last-minute surge nearly derailed by yet another round of technical glitches.<p>The White …

Obama: 'Armageddon' hasn't arrived

President Barack Obama celebrated the end of the Affordable Care Act’s first open enrollment period by announcing that at least 7.1 million Americans have signed up for insurance through exchanges.<p>“No, the Affordable Care Act hasn’t fixed our long broken health care system, but this law has made …

Trina

Panasonic's massive 4K tablet said to arrive in US in January

Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet, which shown off at CES in January, could be landing the US at the beginning of next year.<p>Panasonic's Toughpad 4K UT-MB5 will go on sale in the US in January for a whopping $6,000, according to Engadget. The Japanese company had already announced that the ultra HD …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Glass updates slow down ahead of KitKat upgrade

Google took a break from its monthly update cycle for the Google Glass Explorer Edition, saying it's working on a bigger change to the 4.4 KitKat version of Android.<p>Google's Teresa Zazenski announced the change on the private forum for owners of the electronic eyewear, according to Glass Almanac. …

Google Glass

3 Times Nintendo Brought Itself Back From The Brink

It would be a stretch to call the Nintendo Wii U a failure. Between its launch in November 2012 and the end of 2013, the console had sold only 5.83 …

Google's Project Tango: 3D mapping on a smartphone

Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone fitted with 3D sensors as part of its Project Tango - which aims to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion.<p>The phone emits pulses of infrared light and records how it is reflected back allowing it to build a detailed depth map …

No three-month course can teach you how to code

Organizations such as Codecademy, the Flatiron School, and General Assembly regularly get lauded for churning out legions of seemingly qualified engineers. The latest came in a recent Wall Street Journal article headlined, “Have Liberal Arts Degree, Will Code.” Student X took Course Y and in a mere …

Why Valve's Free to Play documentary wasn't one big promotion — but got me playing Dota 2 anyway

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Two weeks ago, Valve released its first documentary, <i>Free to Play</i>. The developer allowed viewers to preload and download the full film via its …

Mobile App Usage Increases In 2014, As Mobile Web Surfing Declines

New data from app analytics provider Flurry released today states that native app usage on smartphones is continuing to grow at the expense of the mobile web. The company claims that users are now spending 2 hours and 42 minutes per day on mobile devices as of March 2014, up from 2 hours, 38 …

BBM Gets Stickers, Larger Files, Photo Sharing in Multi-Person Chats

As expected, BlackBerry today released a new version of BBM, adding stickers, support for sending larger files, and photo sharing in multi-person chats. If you don’t see it yet, you should note the company says the update “will begin to roll out to users starting this afternoon.”<p>Stickers is …