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For Our Consideration: Entering the thought processes behind the weirdest video games titles around

Ichiro Lambe names his games how like unconventional parents might name their children. “My wife has an interesting thought about naming babies,” …

One World Trade Center: how New York tried to rebuild its soul

You see it when you whip over the Brooklyn Bridge, or look downtown crossing Sixth Avenue: eight isosceles triangles of blue glass, taller than anything else on the skyline. One World Trade Center, finally approaching completion after 13 years of trauma and backbiting, has become a familiar, serene …

Trial by Twitter

Deep in the digital diaries of three lovely girls, a fatal disconnect occurred. What their followers had not seen between the lines was the vanishing of morality, reality, and then, Skylar Neese.<p>July 4, 2012, was a scorcher in Star City, West Virginia—a prelude to what would become the hottest …

The $3.2 Billion Man: Can Google's Newest Star Outsmart Apple?

Google is betting big on Nest CEO Tony Fadell, who helped invent the iPod and iPhone. Here, a look inside his design revolution.<p>Lounging poolside in 93-degree July heat as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” thrums through the patio speakers, Tony Fadell takes a sip of nonalcoholic beer and sinks far enough …

Pictures of the Week 9.18.14

Hillary Clinton goes back to the state that haunts

INDIANOLA, Iowa – “Hello Iowa. I’m baaaack.”<p>That was how Hillary Clinton greeted Iowans on Sunday when she took the stage at the final Sen. Tom Harkin Steak Fry in her first step toward moving past her phobia of the state that helped shatter her 2008 presidential hopes.<p>“It is true, I’m thinking …

Manhunt for Eric Matthew Frein, Suspect in Pennsylvania Ambush

A manhunt is under way for an anti-cop "survivalist" with mass-murder fantasies who is wanted in last week's deadly ambush of Pennsylvania state police barracks, authorities said. Police said the sharpshooter is armed with two rifles, and his father told investigators he "doesn't miss."<p>Arrest …

Suspect arrested on arson charge in massive Northern California fire

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately starting the huge King fire in Northern California, which exploded in size overnight and now threatens thousands of homes, authorities confirmed Thursday.<p>Wayne Huntsman was booked Wednesday on suspicion of arson and was being held in …

Alex Salmond to quit as Scottish First Minister

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Police capture last of five escaped California inmates

(Reuters) - Police have recaptured the last of five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Sunday.<p>The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped on Friday shortly after 9 p.m. from the Madera County …

Missing Afghan soldiers found at Canadian border near Niagara Falls

<b>DEVELOPING</b>: Three Afghan National Army soldiers who vanished from a Cape Cod military base where they had been taking part in a training exercise have been found at the Canadian border near Niagara Falls, a senior Pentagon official told Fox News.<p>The men were reported missing by the Massachusetts …

Inmate still at large after California jail escape; 4 others captured

Four inmates were recaptured and one remains on the loose after their Friday night escape from Madera County jail, officials said.<p>Roel Soliz, 29, of Chowchilla is still at large, according to the county sheriff’s office. He was in jail on charges of burglary, possession of a controlled substance, …

Kansas City Might Outlaw Catcalling

A proposed ordinance would make street harassment — ranging from physical aggression to threats and catcalls — illegal in Kansas City, Missouri.<p>The legislation is motivated by a desire to get residents walking and biking more frequently, instead of driving everywhere. Laws against general …

Britain First 'Desecrate' Image Of Fearless Afghan Heroine In 'Ban The Burka' Campaign

The far-right, pseudo-militia group Britain First have "desecrated" the memory of Afghanistan’s fearless first female police officer by passing her …

NYPD Officer Dead, 8 Injured In Police Van Crash

An NYPD officer is dead and eight others are injured after a police van crashed in the Bronx early Sunday morning.<p>The vehicle was traveling on Bruckner Boulevard in Hunts Point around 5 a.m. when the crash occurred, according to CBS New York. No other vehicles were involved in the incident, police …

First responders mark Oso landslide 6-month anniversary

OSO, Wash. — First responders, their families and survivors of the Oso landslide gathered Sunday morning for a ceremony to mark the six-month anniversary of the deadly landslide.<p>"Some days it feels like it's been 10 years, and other days 10 minutes," said Willy Harper, chief of the Oso Fire …

‘Romanian Nuremberg’ trial for Communist labour camp commander

A trial that some have dubbed the “Romanian Nuremberg” opens on Wednesday in Bucharest, with the head of a brutal Communist-era labour camp charged with crimes against humanity.<p>Alexandru Visinescu, 88, is accused of running an “extermination regime” at the notorious Ramnicu Sarat prison in the east …

NASA’s Maven spacecraft arrives at Mars after voyage of nearly a year

NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 710 million kilometre journey that began nearly a year ago.<p>The robotic explorer successfully slipped into orbit around the red planet late Sunday night.<p>"I think my heart's about …

Global rallies urge action on climate change

Hundreds of thousands of people have rallied across the globe in an international day of action on climate change, with the purported largest mobilisation of its kind in New York City.<p>More than 500,000 people took part in 2,500 marches around the world on Sunday ahead of Tuesday's UN climate summit …

Edinburgh zoo says giant panda Tian Tian is no longer pregnant

The UK’s only female giant panda is no longer pregnant, Edinburgh zoo has confirmed.<p>The zoo said there was no evidence Tian Tian had miscarried, and that “late reabsorption of the foetus” may have taken place.<p>It said that all the data gathered since the animal conceived in April suggested she was …

Loud music retrial: Prosecutors want murder conviction in Jordan Davis death

It's rare that a defendant is put on trial knowing that whether he wins or loses, chances are he'll still spend his life in prison.<p>That's exactly the scenario Michael Dunn faces, as his second trial in the November 2012 killing of 17-year-old Jordan Davis approaches. Jury selection began Monday …

India hails first transgender newsreader after law recognises third sex

Padmini Prakash has become India's first transgender newsreader, after India's Supreme Court recognised transgenders as third sex<p>A 31-year-old transgender woman who was abandoned by her family at 15 has been hired to anchor an Indian television channel's headline news show after winning plaudits …

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Pentagon program allows police departments censured for civil rights violations to get military gear

A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.<p>That lack of communication between two cabinet agencies adds to questions about a …

New York climate march draws hundreds of thousands

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City on Sunday, easily exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history.<p>Organizers estimated that some 310,000 people, including …

Afghan soldiers go missing in Massachusetts after mall trip

Three Afghan National Army soldiers, who were in Massachusetts for training, have gone missing after a trip to a shopping mall, authorities said. It's the second time in a week that Afghan security trainees in the United States have disappeared.<p>The three soldiers do not appear to pose any threat to …