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Inside Colombia and Venezuela's Border and Refugee Crisis

This Colombian frontier outpost normally hums with shoppers, money-changers and lines of vehicles snaking across the international bridge to …

Venezuela

Google Launches OnHub, A Souped-Up WiFi Router And Smart Home Hub

Google is trying to lay the groundwork for better broadband Internet access with Google Fiber. So it’d make a lot of sense if Google wanted to take part in helping make network infrastructure better, too.<p>Well, that’s exactly what Google is trying to do with the OnHub WiFi router that it’s launching …

Smart Homes

How I Lowered (Basically) All My Bills in an Hour, and Saved $689 Annually

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: iStockPhoto/ Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>I'm not a cheapskate. I'm just a Jewish guy (correlation does not imply causation!) who hates giving money to companies that make billions of dollars in profits. And because I hate paying those monthly bills, I decided to find out if I was …

Personal Finance

Albino African Children, Hunted for Their Limbs, Find Safe Refuge in U.S.

“They came to me with machetes.”<p>Baraka Cosmas Lusambo, a 5-year-old from western Tanzania, is recounting the story of how he lost his hand. Men broke …

Palace of Versailles forced to put up paying guests

To make up for cuts in state funding, the renowned monument to royal grandeur resorts to opening a hotel<p>It was a gilded symbol of monarchical opulence in pre-revolutionary France, but the Palace of Versailles has fallen upon hard times, now forcing it to open a hotel to raise revenue.<p>More than …

Peaceful march shuts down Lake Shore Drive after Ferguson decision

Several hundred people closed down Lake Shore Drive Monday night as they marched from police headquarters to the Loop to protest a decision by a grand jury not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo.<p>Chicago police diverted traffic from the …

Justice