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AP News - Apr 17, 2015 1:26 PM

How other providers stack up against Verizon's new FiOS Custom TVAMAZONMonthly price: $8.25 (only through $99-a-year Amazon Prime subscription)Live offering: NoneOn demand: Apart from original shows such as "Transparent," of ...more

AP News - Apr 16, 2015 11:50 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — "Scandal" star Joshua Malina has a brand-new video gig. So do "Today" weathercaster Al Roker, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt and CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter.Now viewers can catch a glimpse of them, along with suc ...more

AP News - Apr 16, 2015 12:38 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Wednesday that major land reclamation by China at outposts in the South China Sea could allow it to exert more influence over the contested area and deploy military assets such as long- ...more

AP News - Apr 12, 2015 9:58 PM

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Michael Greller thought his Masters' experience peaked in 2012 when he won Augusta National's ticket lottery and he leaned over the ropes to get his picture snapped with Phil Mickelson and his caddie.It's time the former sixt ...more

AP News - Apr 08, 2015 7:49 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — YouTube will soon give viewers the option of paying a monthly fee to skip ads.On Wednesday, the online video service sent a letter to its most-popular content creators asking them to sign off on new contract terms to allow for ...more

AP News - Apr 08, 2015 3:43 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're like most people, those hundreds of photos you took on vacation are still on your camera or phone. You shared a handful on Facebook or Instagram, and tell yourself that you'll sift through the others — one day.Procrasti ...more

AP News - Apr 07, 2015 7:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the White House's classified computer systems are secure while acknowledging vulnerabilities in its unclassified system.Obama adviser Ben Rhodes made the remarks in respons ...more

AP News - Apr 07, 2015 7:38 PM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. scientists on Tuesday completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean seafloor and help protect its reefs.A team with the Na ...more

AP News - Apr 01, 2015 3:35 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — With this week's premiere of a series based on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show feature of lip sync-dueling celebrities, the Spike television network is throwing open the door of its boys' clubhouse to women.Spike began 12 years ago ...more

AP News - Mar 31, 2015 3:59 PM

TURIN, Italy (AP) — For the earliest Egyptologists, a trip to the Egyptian Museum in Turin was considered indispensable. The museum's new director is seeking to return the almost 200-year-old museum to its one-time prominence, boosted by an overhaul of ...more