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AP News - 7 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Huston is surrounded by the undead in his new movie "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," but this summer the stakes are even higher. He stars in the role made famous by Charlton Heston in a remake of "Ben-Hur."Huston recently ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review your security and privacy settings, and make sure those casual acquaintances you met at a bar e ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 4:58 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA teams need to keep Hack-a-Shaq on the court, not the sideline.The league sent a memo to teams and referees Tuesday clarifying that intentionally fouling a player inbounding the ball will be a delay of game violation — and pos ...more

AP News - Feb 08, 2016 5:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.Repulsive as they may be, roaches have the remarkable ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their norma ...more

AP News - Feb 08, 2016 4:11 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says one improvement he'd like to make at the White House for his successor is to upgrade the WiFi system.Speaking during an interview with CBS News on Super Bowl Sunday, both Obama and his wife, Michelle ...more

AP News - Feb 03, 2016 7:54 PM

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cisco Systems Inc. is buying Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash in a move to help its customers connect, automate and manage billions of Internet-connected devices ranging from cars to jet engines to implanted pacemake ...more

AP News - Feb 03, 2016 3:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're running an older version of Windows, you might suddenly find Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade already downloaded on your machine.You never requested it, so why are you getting it?The automatic download is part of M ...more

AP News - Jan 22, 2016 3:08 PM

Visitors to a new exhibition at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, won't just be looking at art. Thanks to virtual reality, they'll be exploring a Dali painting in a dreamy, three-dimensional world that turns art appreciation into an unforgett ...more

AP News - Jan 20, 2016 12:39 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to measuring global warming, it's all about altitude.Temperature readings taken close to Earth's surface — about 6 feet off the ground — show a slightly warmer planet than measurements taken from on high by satell ...more

AP News - Jan 19, 2016 3:59 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a new study says.Scientists have long known that more than 90 percent of the heat energy from man-made global warming goes into the world's oceans ...more