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Google's Project Bloks will help teach children programming

The likes of Scratch, Raspberry Pi and micro:bits have made programming more accessible to the masses, and now Google wants in on the action.<p>Unveiled …

Cavaliers show buy-in with attention-to-detail approach

CLEVELAND -- The quotes coming out of the postgame locker rooms following the Cleveland Cavaliers' 120-100 win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday …

Homicides were up last year in some major U.S. cities. Just three cities saw most of the increase.

The number of homicides spiked in more than a dozen major U.S. cities last year, the increases ranging from relatively small (Las Vegas registered three more killings than it did in 2014) to enormous (Baltimore had its highest number in more than two decades), according to a new analysis of crime …

Amazon Refreshes Fire Tablet Series With More Colors and Storage

Last fall, Amazon debuted new versions of its Fire tablets, designed to watch movies, read books, and play games. On Thursday, the tech giant …

With attention on Flint, questions arise about water in an Ohio village

Schools in an Ohio village were closed Monday as officials tested for elevated lead levels in the community’s water supply.<p>Children and pregnant women in Sebring — a village in Ohio’s Mahoning County, about 62 miles from Cleveland — have been advised to not drink local tap water, and the Ohio …

Dangerous Snow, Cold Temperatures Trail Twisters and Floods in Central U.S.

Tornadoes, blizzards and heavy rain have assaulted much of the country’s middle section in recent days, killing dozens of people.<p>At least 19 people were killed from Wednesday to Saturday in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Alabama in wicked weather that made the Christmas holiday hellish for …

Photo Friday: The Power of Photojournalism

If photography has any kind of power, photojournalism—photos that “show” the news—has the power to shape the world’s perceptions, tell stories and make history. For the last hundred years, photographers have been going out into the field and risking their own lives to chronicle humanity’s greatest …

Jim Tomsula doesn't say who 49ers quarterback will be this week

<b>SANTA CLARA, Calif.</b> -- Jim Tomsula has always said that Colin Kaepernick is his quarterback.<p>Not on Monday. The San Francisco 49ers coach said "we're evaluating everyone," after his team lost 27-6 at St. Louis and failed to score a touchdown for the second straight game and third in five.<p>Kaepernick …

Why You Shouldn’t Drink Coffee When You’re Drunk

You enjoyed some alcohol during dinner. But you might want to read this before ordering coffee with your dessert<p>If you’ve had a couple of drinks with dinner, you might be inclined to order a cup of coffee with dessert. Your hopes: to sober up and to perk up.<p>But that’s not a smart choice, says …

Herbed Chicken Thighs Roasted in a Paper Bag

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A dish to start before work -- and finish quickly when you're home.</i><p>Combo alert!<p>I am about to tell you about a sort-of weird technique mixed with make-it-before-work ease.<p>…

Review: 'The Martian' is just the movie space travel needs

You get the impression that Ridley Scott read Andy Weir's 2011 hit sci-fi survival novel <i>The Martian</i> -- with its detailed descriptions of chemical …

Space Travel

Johnny Manziel starting for Browns against Marcus Mariota, Titans

Johnny Manziel will be featured in a matchup of Heisman Trophy winners on Sunday as he continues to start for the Cleveland Browns.<p>Johnny Manziel …

GoPro introduces a new cost-effective action camera with Wi-Fi capabilities

Just in time for the holiday season, GoPro is rounding out its line-up of action cameras by adding a lower cost alternative today. The new HERO+ positions itself between the $129.99 entry-level model and the $299.99 LCD camera that was released back in June. This move sets the $199.99 GoPro HERO+ …

Fans going crazy over CL's beautiful pink-haired makeup artist

After a photo emerges of <b>CL</b> and her new make up artist, netizens rave over how pretty the make up artist is.<p>CL’s new make-up artist is known as <b>PONY</b> …

AT&T sues former employees over phone unlocking hack scheme

AT&T has brought a lawsuit against three of its former employees and an Anaheim-based IT company, alleging that the group conspired to install malware on company computers that would illicitly generate unlock codes for customer phones. According to the suit, Anaheim's Swift Locks company worked …

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PlayStation 4 to get 1-terabyte treatment in July

Sony has confirmed that it will offer a 1-terabyte edition of its PlayStation 4.<p>The new 1TB PS4 Ultimate Player Edition will launch in select European and PAL territories -- including Australia -- starting July 15, Sony said in a blog post published Monday. PAL is the video standard used across …

Microsoft Office apps to be pre-installed on select Samsung Android tablets

Samsung has announced an expansion of its partnership with Microsoft that will include pre-installing Office apps on some of Samsung's tablets in the …

Google Glass eyewear isn't dead, Eric Schmidt confirms

The Google Glass smart eyewear might no longer be available, but it will be making a triumphant return, according to the search giant's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt.<p>Glass is "a big and very fundamental platform for Google," Schmidt told the Wall Street Journal in an interview published Monday. …

Euro Creeps Higher Against Dollar

Rise comes ahead of Fed’s March policy announcement later this week<p>The euro crept higher against the dollar Tuesday and European stocks slipped, ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s March policy announcement Wednesday, which is expected to shed light on the timing of a rise in U.S. interest …

Stock Markets

Sony Hackers 'Got Sloppy,' Used North Korean IPs: FBI Director

The hackers who penetrated Sony Entertainment Pictures “got sloppy” and used IP addresses that have been linked to North Koreans, FBI Director James Comey said at a cybersecurity conference in New York on Wednesday. The statement was one of the most direct links the law enforcement agency has drawn …

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Turkey exposed troubling issues for Team USA

Team USA beat Turkey by 21 points, but Coach Nick saw some issues that could lead to some trouble for the Americans down the road.<p>Coach Nick broke down the exciting game between Turkey and the United States. Until the fourth quarter, the game was very competitive and exposed some flaws with the …

Gaza ceasefire: Israel and Palestinians agree to halt weeks of fighting

The war in Gaza ended on Tuesday after Israel and the Palestinians agreed to halt fighting indefinitely, putting an end to seven weeks of catastrophic loss of life and destruction, but on terms which are likely to leave many on both sides of the conflict wondering what was achieved.<p>Hamas and …

BET Presents Music Matters, Vol. 1 by Various Artists

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