Renee R Warnacutt

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Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher

TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on …

Latin America

Charlotte Elizabeth Diana: a firm nod to royal tradition

Name of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s daughter, fourth in line to throne, pays tribute to the Queen, Princess Diana and Prince Charles<p>Traditional, with royal precedent and a nod to both families; the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have played it safe by naming their newborn daughter Charlotte …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

US gives $45 million to help Kenya with refugee crisis

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States said Monday it will give $45 million to help Kenya deal with an increasingly complex refugee crisis in a …

Africa

Ben Carson Announces 2016 Presidential Run

Former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson urged Americans to “use your brain” when he formally launched his presidential campaign in Detroit on Monday.<p>“Stop being loyal to a party or to a man and use your brain to think for yourself,” he told supporters.<p>Carson, whose 29 years as a pediatric …

Government

Texas attack refocuses attention on fine line between free speech and hate speech

Pamela Geller is a 56-year-old Jewish arch-conservative from New York, a vehement critic of radical Islam who organized a provocative $10,000 cartoon contest in this placid Dallas suburb designed to caricature the prophet Muhammad.<p>Elton Simpson was a 30-year-old aspiring Islamic militant from …

Southern Poverty Law Center

Former mayor charged in Mexico student deaths

Prosecutors in the Mexican state of Guerrero said Friday they have formally charged former Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca in the disappearance of 43 students.<p>Abarca is described as the "probable mastermind" in the September 26 disappearance of the students. He is charged with six counts of …

Chromecast update lets you mirror your Android screen on a TV

Google vowed that Android users would finally get official screen mirroring on Chromecast through an update, and it's making good on that promise by rolling out the Chromecast 1.7 app today. Grab the new release and supporting devices (primarily from HTC, LG and Samsung) can send just about …