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  • Emails show top officials aware of Clinton’s private address

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to…

  • New Chinese law to boost cyber security

    BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday passed sweeping new legislation reinforcing government controls over cyberspace in the wake of what it describes as growing threats to Chinese networks and national security. The vaguely worded National…

  • Review: Gadgets for the beach and getting you there

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don’t forget these “essential” gadgets. Of course, no technology is truly essential. You’re at the beach! Disconnect! Go swimming! Build…

  • Federal judge rules Maui County ban on GMO crops invalid

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and state law and invalid. The county’s ordinance creating the prohibition…

  • Endangered Mexican gray wolves born at suburban Chicago zoo

    BROOKFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials of a suburban Chicago zoo say the birth of a litter of Mexican gray wolves marks a major milestone in the conservation of an endangered species. The two pups emerged…

  • Drug and device firms paid $6.5B to care providers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — From research dollars to free lunches and junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals nearly $6.5 billion last year, according to government data posted Tuesday. The latest update…

  • Disney picks McCarthy as CFO; names Mayer as strategy chief

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney named its treasurer, Christine McCarthy, as its new chief financial officer, replacing Jay Rasulo, a longtime executive who announced he was resigning earlier this month after it became apparent he…

  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending June 29, 2015: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Dark Sky — Weather Radar, Hyperlocal Forecasts, and Storm…

  • First lady: Career, technical studies offer students options

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A high school diploma is not enough to compete in the global economy, but a college degree is not the only option, first lady Michelle Obama told a group of students gathered…

  • Don’t blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday

    Tuesday lasts a wee bit longer — by a second. International timekeepers are tacking a second to the clock to compensate for a slightly slower Earth rotation. While a leap second is hardly enough time…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS US stocks hold steady as investors follow Greek debt drama NEW YORK (AP) —U.S. stocks are holding steady in afternoon trading as investors follow the latest attempts by the Greek government and its…

  • VMWare, Carahsoft pay $75.5M to settle overcharging claims

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — VMware Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corporation have agreed to pay $75.5 million to settle claims they overcharged the government. The settlement announced Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Dana Boente of the Eastern…

  • Dubai plans to build 3-D printed office building

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fast-growing Dubai, where something new is always being added to the skyline, may have found a way to make construction move even faster. The Gulf commercial hub on Tuesday…

  • Game-changer: Vegas moves toward arcade-style video gambling

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too? Nevada is on the cusp of what…

  • Sprint offering unlimited talk, text, data plan for $80

    WASHINGTON — Sprint Tuesday introduced its “All-in” plan, which offers unlimited talk, text and data at $60, plus $20 to lease phones such as the iPhone 6 and Samsung’s Galaxy S6. “If you went to…