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AP News - 14 hours ago

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.But these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow people with es ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.For 364 days of the year, the colorless and odorless gas works quietly ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine. Technology provides some pain relief in the form of apps to let you know which roads are clogged, what gate your flight leaves from and ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who shot and wounded a customer who intervened in a fight at his yard sale has been sentenced to seven years in prison.Phillip Bregg pleaded guilty Monday to charges of attempted murder and assault, although he ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — British TV productions took three trophies Monday night at the 42nd International Emmy Awards, including best actor for Stephen Dillane and best drama for the thriller "Utopia."The highlight of Monday night's awards gala at the H ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for the best deal? You might want to skip the turkey and shop on Thanksgiving.An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) — Police outside Philadelphia say they found a man sleeping in a school hallway with a glass smoking pipe and a bag of synthetic marijuana marked "Scooby Snax."The Bucks County Courier Times reports (http://bit.ly/1ybRAH6 ) p ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Time for a tablet?People tend to hold onto tablets longer than smartphones, so take time to weigh your options. A major consideration is what phone you or your gift recipient already has. Although it's possible for Android owners ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Fairchild is usually chopping, stirring and basting during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year she'll be twirling, leaping and swaying.Fairchild and more than two dozen cast members from the Broadway revival of "O ...more