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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful reign marked by his flamboyant behavior and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the w ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine:___PHYSICS: Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka, Daichi Uchijima and Rina Sakai for studying the slipperiness of banana peels.< ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies — and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company.Zuckerberg told students Thursday at Redwood City's ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

BELL, Fla. (AP) — Media outlets are reporting that a shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities.The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office has confirmed to The Associated Press that it is investigating a shooting in the town of Bell ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

No. 4 OKLAHOMA (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) at WEST VIRGINIA (2-1, 0-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (FOX)Line: Oklahoma by 10.Series Record: Oklahoma leads 4-2.WHAT'S AT STAKEThe Sooners head outside the state of Oklahoma for the first time this sea ...more

AP News - 30 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on th ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A hotel room suicide of a man who was freed from jail after being accused of intentionally crashing his vehicle into the Stratosphere and declaring he wanted to jump from its tower raised questions Thursday about why he hadn't been cha ...more

AP News - 52 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The expert forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy of the 18-year-old shot by a police officer in Missouri will be reviewing the final autopsy report of a New York City man who died after being put in a police chokehold.Att ...more

AP News - 52 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.H ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A JetBlue airliner that experienced engine problems soon after takeoff returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and passengers evacuated onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides.