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AP News - Dec 18, 2014 4:19 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The computer files of more than 40,000 federal workers may have been compromised by a cyberattack at federal contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions, the second breach this year at a major firm handling national security background i ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 3:28 PM

Just for fun, let's try to picture the year in pop culture, all in one image.We might begin with a singer oddly named Adele Dazeem, belting "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen." Suddenly a friend would pour a bucket of ice water over her head. Ade ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 11:33 AM

VANCOUVER (AP) — Vancouver is consistently ranked as one of the world's most livable cities. The city offers diverse ethnic neighborhoods, old and new, and lots of options for shopping and dining. But many of the west coast Canadian port city's most be ...more

AP News - Dec 18, 2014 3:14 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that exposed se ...more

AP News - Dec 17, 2014 11:14 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that exposed se ...more

AP News - Dec 15, 2014 8:44 AM

"Five" (Minotaur), by Ursula ArcherGeocaching — the contemporary treasure hunt in which a GPS is used to find hidden objects — lends itself to an intriguing melding of a gripping police procedural and an exciting update of the puzzle mystery in ...more

AP News - Dec 11, 2014 7:21 PM

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Hearst Corp. is betting $81.3 million that Internet video network AwesomenessTV will live up to its name.The investment announced Thursday gives Hearst a 25 percent stake in AwesomenessTV, which DreamWorks Animation SKG I ...more

AP News - Dec 11, 2014 5:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for unions, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Thursday that employees can use their company email accounts for union organizing and other workplace-related purposes, if they do it on their own time.Once an e ...more

AP News - Dec 09, 2014 9:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, revamped, restored and expanded after a three-year closure, is reopening at last, all decked out for the 21st century in its historic Carnegie Mansion home just a few blocks up Fifth Avenue ...more

AP News - Dec 08, 2014 6:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Smartphones and laptops have become essential tools for today's teenagers. But finding out how to make computers work has taken a backseat to other priorities in U.S. schools.The White House wants to help change that direction. ...more